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Biodiversity Benefits Greatly From Organic Farming
2014-02-04 10:00:56

[ Watch the Video: Robotic Biodiversity Thrives On Organic Farms ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people argue that organic farming is better for public health, and a new study from researchers at Oxford University has found that organic farms support greater biodiversity in their immediate environment. The study, being published this week in the Journal of Applied Ecology, traced 30 years of organic farming and found that greater biodiversity compared to...

2013-11-04 16:02:16

Great civilizations have fallen because they failed to prevent the degradation of the soils on which they were founded. The modern world could suffer the same fate. This is according to Professor Mary Scholes and Dr Bob Scholes who have published a paper in top scientific journal, Science, which describes how the productivity of many lands has been dramatically reduced as a result of soil erosion, accumulation of salinity, and nutrient depletion. “Cultivating soil continuously for too...

2013-07-30 23:25:55

No Regulation for “Organic” Soils and Orange County Still Supports its Use in the July Newsletter, Announces Holy Cow Soils Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 With all the recent uproar with human waste being used as a fertilizer (and calling it organic) Orange County still decided to support its use in their July 2013 newsletter (see current newsletter here). Even after the Supreme Court (in California Reviews Biosolid Ruling, June 28, 2013 Metropolitan News) got involved in by...

2013-04-29 14:16:20

Fertilizing with inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus definitely improves crop yields, but does it also improve the soil? The latest study to tackle this question has yielded mixed results. While 50 years of inorganic fertilization did increase soil organic carbon stocks in a long-term experiment in western Kansas, the practice seemingly failed to enhance soil aggregate stability–a key indicator of soil structural quality that helps dictate how water moves through soil and soil's...

2013-04-01 23:01:38

Colle Farmers Market offers commentary in response to an article published by the Cleveland Advocate discussing the use of compost as a method to enhance organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 On April 1, 2013, Colle Farmers Market offers commentary based on an article published by the Cleveland Advocate discussing the use of compost as a method to enhance organic farming. The Cleveland Advocate article written by Robert Hoffman introduces the concept of creating compost to...

2013-01-17 23:03:14

Pinnacle Prime, a nitrate-free, liquid organic fertilizer from Daniels Agrosciences, is now available for licensing after being granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. East Greenwich, RI (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Daniels Agrosciences, LLC, announced today that it has been granted a patent for Pinnacle Prime, a liquid organic fertilizer that is nitrate-free. Pinnacle Prime, which has an analysis of 3-2-2 and 200 ppm Calcium, provides an easy nitrate-free application...

2013-01-03 05:02:22

Making the environment safer one landscape at a time is the mission of Natural Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire based company specializing in products for sustainable landscape management and organic lawn care solutions. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Natural Technologies Inc. has announced an initiative to offer landscapers and lawn care service providers in Canada the opportunity to become Certified BeeSafe® Applicators and join their mission to manage lawns with natural,...


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Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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