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2015-05-12 23:00:40

Kind LED grow lights are now being used in vertical farming applications.

2015-05-12 12:35:09

Trailblazing research and promotion program would be another historic step for organic WASHINGTON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic

2015-05-12 12:24:47

Eco Red Shield(TM) and Eco Armor Paint(TM) are Superior to Any Raw Lumber Product on the Market Today VISTA, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK:

2015-05-12 12:24:38

Bearing Manufacturer Releases 2014 Environmental Achievements ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NSK Americas

2015-05-12 08:25:20

WALNUT, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) announced that VIASPACE CEO, Dr.

2015-05-11 23:07:17

Measurabl is introducing a new data partnership that will allow its customers to automatically access and report waste data across North America.

2015-05-11 16:23:28

SALEM, Va., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medeco® High Security Locks, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, has led the security industry in innovation and quality for decades and is now leading efforts

2015-05-11 12:25:37

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOLDEN AGE RESOURCES, INC., (OTC PINK: GDAR) a leading energy provider for large-scale "Green" power plants in Latin America and the Caribbean,

2015-05-08 23:06:01

The world’s largest heat pump – built in Glasgow – has been shortlisted for its climate-change-defying heat pump technology.

2015-05-08 23:02:02

Power Evolution and SunEdison announced today a strategic partnership that teams Salt Lake based residential solar panel distribution company Power Evolution with solar panel manufacturing giant


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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