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2015-03-11 08:23:25

Company will provide sustainable development services for the University's Biomass Fuel Project GREENSBORO, N.C., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomass industry leader,

2015-03-10 20:21:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved funding to support new Alternative and Clean Energy

2015-03-10 12:33:58

LONDON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 40,000 built environment professionals gathered last week at Ecobuild (http://www.ecobuild.co.uk), the world's market place

2015-03-10 12:23:33

Annual fundraising event raises nearly $450,000 to support organic research projects WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was a celebration of organic: of the benefits

2015-03-10 04:21:10

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Red Eagle Mining Corporation (TSX-V: RD, OTCQX: RDEMF) is pleased to report that the Environmental License has been formally granted for Red

2015-03-09 12:26:24

TUCSON, Ariz., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The alchemists of old sought the Philosopher's Stone, which was thought to be able to turn base metals into gold, and to endow its discoverer

2015-03-09 08:23:15

GOLDEN, Colo., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources, Inc.

2015-03-05 23:05:21

A positive reception from distributors, retailers and consumers has led Beetnik to expanded their line of USDA Certified Organic frozen entrees with seven new meals. Austin,

2015-03-05 23:04:31

San Diego business takes important step to combat climate change San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 Today, Earth Source Organics (ESO) announced that


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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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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