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New Study Could Help Rearing Of Stink Bugs For Biological Control
2014-01-05 07:13:10

Entomological Society of America Many people think of stink bugs as pests, especially as the brown marmorated stink bugs spreads throughout the U.S. However, certain stink bugs are beneficial, such as Podisus nigrispinus (Dallas), a predatory stink bug that is considered an important biological control agent for various insect pests of cotton, soybean, tomato, corn, kale, and other crops. Now a new study appearing in Annals of the Entomological Society of America called "Effect of Egg...

2013-12-26 16:20:45

DUBLIN, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f5wnm2/biopesticides#summary) has announced the addition of the "Biopesticides - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f5wnm2/biopesticides#summary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biopesticides in US$ Million. The...

2013-12-23 23:01:39

At Your Disposal (AYD) is now working with Austin landscaping and excavation companies to provide recycling hauling of trees, scrub brush and other organic material. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 AYD — At Your Disposal Waste Services, Inc. — a dumpster rental company in Austin, TX offers recycling hauling services for construction and demolition and is now offering the same services for landscaping and excavation projects. AYD collects scrub brush, grass clippings and felled...

2013-12-19 16:25:22

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Agrow Biopesticides 2013Regional Markets, Companies, Products, Patents and Regulatory FrameworksThe biopesticides sector is estimated to be worth around $1.5 billion per annum, with an annual growth rate expected to soon reach 15%.Biopesticides are attracting greater interest as core options in crop protection programmes, with a number of recent high profile acquisitions by major R&D...

2013-12-19 12:24:12

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced it has submitted MBI-302, a biological nematicide, for registration with the United States EPA. The product utilizes a new patent-pending species of bacteria, Flavobacterium sp. strain H492, discovered in MBI's discovery screen for suppression of nematodes in agricultural and horticultural crops. It...

2013-12-18 23:21:14

Turf Feeding Systems and Sun State Organics are now working together to implement sustainable products and technology into Sustainable Agriculture and Water Efficiency. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Turf Feeding Systems, Inc, a Houston based fertigation company, is now closely linked with Sun State Organics, LLC, a Florida organic soils company that aims to convert waste into soil and food. Turf Feeding Systems is a world leader in creating and installing packaged fertigation...

2013-12-14 23:03:06

In response to an article published by the Public News Service, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, comments on North Carolina’s organic Christmas tree business. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Public News Service on December 4th, which reveals that at least 11 Christmas tree farms across North Carolina are growing organic trees. According to the Public News Service...

2013-12-11 12:22:39

DUBLIN, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nhdvhq/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biopesticides Market Trends & Forecasts (2012 - 2017)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biopesticides are beneficial to ecological chain and environment and are also effective in controlling agricultural pest. The hazards caused to the environment by chemical pesticide residues can be...

2013-12-03 23:30:31

In response to an article published by the Baltimore Sun, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market praises Johns Hopkins University for accepting the Real Food Challenge. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Baltimore Sun on November 26th, which states that Johns Hopkins University has exchanged traditional dining hall food for organic food options. According to the Baltimore Sun article entitled “Hopkins...

2013-11-29 23:23:11

The company is giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits that contain Soil3, their organic compost. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Super-Sod is giving back to the communities that support them. They have 5 farms and 11 outlets in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina and so are giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits in those states. They're asking communities to help them give away the 100 Doc's Raised Garden Kits by nominating community...


Latest Organic gardening Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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