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DALLAS, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com announces addition of Sustainability Strategies, Practices and Opinions in the Food Industry research report
SUPPRESS® Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in and around all food and non-food crops. Vista,
Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is taking part in the renovation of Al Shaheed Garden Park in Kuwait City.
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McCloud Services recommends businesses maintain pest control tactics throughout the winter months. South Elgin, Illinois (PRWEB) February 02, 2015 When
Dr. Elaine Ingham is an iconic figure in organic farming, and a world-renowned soil microbiologist. In March 2015, Dr.
The global bio fertilizers market has grown exponentially in the last few years and the growth is expected to continue in the future.
LONDON, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Azotic Technologies will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2015 on March 5th & 6th at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.
KAMULI, Uganda, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The answer to extreme poverty in Africa could be Africa itself, if a new agricultural initiative lives up to its vision.
Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...
Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...
Forest gardening is a woodland ecosystem that requires little maintenance. Forest gardening is a form of intercropping that is a seven tier, layering system utilizing the space from the sub-ground up to the canopy in order to provide high yielding food production for human consumption in wooded areas. Layering utilizes the photosynthesis to the maximum benefit for each tier within the forest garden. The canopy level consists of the tallest fruit/nut trees with dwarf trees in the...
Intercropping is growing crops of multiple products in a specific area. Using the property for more than one crop serves dual purposes such as adding structural support along with providing needed nutrients as well as weed and pest control. Careful consideration and control is required when intercropping. Considerations such as soil content, the amount of water needed for each crop and the amount of sunlight needed for each crop. An example of intercropping are planting tall crops that...
Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...
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