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2015-02-24 08:26:07

RENVU announced today a breakthrough solar design tool that allows customers to compare a wide range of brands, products, solutions and prices.

2015-02-24 08:25:24

DALLAS, February 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" research report

2015-02-22 20:20:31

DALLAS, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com announces addition of Sustainability Strategies, Practices and Opinions in the Food Industry research report

2015-02-20 23:03:32

After four years of development, Anova Food recently began importing the world’s first Fair Trade Certified™ seafood that will debut on grocery shelves in March. Tampa,

2015-02-19 23:10:33

Jack Morton wanted to understand its sustainable performance, but without environmental data or sustainability expertise this seemed impossible.

2015-02-19 12:26:16

Report is Part of ULI's Ongoing Efforts to Highlight the Connection between Land Use and Health WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-19 08:26:27

Targeting 1,000 MW of renewable energy development in Mexico over the next five years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2015-02-19 04:22:58

Billions of Citizens Worldwide Will Stand Up, Speak Up and Take Action for Earth Day WASHINGTON, Feb.


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Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

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,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.