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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 ground for the collective good. Walden, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According a recent Gallup Poll, 77% of Americans identify themselves as Christians. However, the 77% percent are spread across thousands of denominations, all with different viewpoints and opinions. At a time when the number of...

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. Since then, Plough.com has become a top destination for Christian e-books and online inspiration, and the editors have learned a few things from its success online. Walden, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 As Plough Publishing re-launches its 94-year-old magazine on June 10, it will be twelve years since the publication went online-only. Since...

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2012-07-12 13:08:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you´ve ever run across a section of beach where a wave has just receded, you know that the wet sand there can act and feel as hard as concrete. 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. According to a study published today in Nature, researchers from the University of Chicago have demonstrated that a compression of...

2011-12-13 22:31:54

Ridge-furrow-ridge system proves efficient, economical method for agricultural production 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. In RFRH systems, plastic-covered ridges serve as rainwater harvesting zones, and bare or mulched furrows serve as planting zones. The systems are becoming increasingly recognized and are being...

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. Brenton Sharratt, research leader at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Land Management and Water Conservation Research Unit in Pullman, Wash., found that undercutting is a promising conservation tillage technique on fallow fields. ARS is USDA's principal intramural scientific research...

2010-08-31 09:00:00

Unique design leads to recognition of RTS's one of a kind status OSCEOLA, IA, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ - Salford Farm Machinery, an international producer of cutting-edge tillage and seeding equipment, is pleased to announce a patent on the many features of their RTS - Residue Tillage Specialist. Introduced in 2003, the RTS vertical tillage tool has become renowned for its speed, residue management and seed bed finishing. The new RTS patent covers most of the features which make the tool so...

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. More than 99 percent of votes cast voted to approve the merger agreement, with more than 78 percent of common shares voting. "Today's vote by our shareholders reflects the potential they see to create a strong global health care leader by combining these two companies," said Fred...

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. The potential for soil loss due to wind erosion in these areas could be as great as...

2009-01-27 09:00:00

Dual Defense(TM) Technology Latest Innovation from COPPERTONE(R) Solar Research Center KENILWORTH, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP), the makers of COPPERTONE(R), announced today that actress and model Brooke Shields will become the spokesperson for the brand's new beauty line, COPPERTONE(R) NutraShield(TM) with Dual Defense(TM) - a broad spectrum sunscreen lotion enriched with antioxidants that promote natural skin repair and combat premature...


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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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