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2014-07-23 23:30:38

Plough Quarterly, an upbeat ecumenical magazine, appeals to thoughtful and open-minded people of every political and theological persuasion, inviting them to tone down the rhetoric and seek common

2014-06-10 23:14:02

As Plough Publishing re-launches its 94-year-old magazine as Plough Quarterly on June 10, it will be twelve years since the publication went online-only.

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2012-07-12 13:08:22

The thick mixture of sand and water that can be poured like a liquid but is hard when struck is an example of what scientists call a non-Newtonian fluid.

2011-12-13 22:31:54

Ridge and furrow rainwater-harvesting (RFRH) systems with mulches were first researched in the flat, lowland, semiarid conditions of northwest China to improve water availability and to increase crop production.

2011-07-14 15:08:50

There is literally a way to undercut dust emissions in the very driest parts of the Pacific Northwest's Columbia Plateau region, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist.

2010-08-31 09:00:00

Unique design leads to recognition of RTS's one of a kind status OSCEOLA, IA, Aug.

2009-08-07 12:49:00

BOSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) announced the voting results of a special shareholders meeting today regarding the proposed merger with Merck & Co., Inc.

2009-03-27 14:45:00

FRESNO, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers in drought-stricken areas of California opting not to plant crops this year are being advised to leave their fields in "roughed up" condition to prevent soil loss due to wind erosion. Large portions of the state are currently classified by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska as experiencing severe or extreme drought.

2009-01-27 09:00:00

Dual Defense(TM) Technology Latest Innovation from COPPERTONE(R) Solar Research Center KENILWORTH, N.J., Jan.


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Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.