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2014-06-30 04:22:06

Grower's Secret and Proteus invest in the future of biological agriculture. SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-28 16:34:34

Does organic farming foster biodiversity?

2014-06-26 23:15:37

Bestselling author and nationally acclaimed organic fruit expert Michael Phillips will do a teaching tour in North Carolina July 19th-20th.

2014-06-26 23:02:39

Made In Nature today announced the appointment of two new key additions to their management team. BOULDER, Colo.

2014-06-24 04:20:18

Proteus Environmental Technologies, LLC and Growers Secret, Inc.

2014-06-23 12:31:26

"A better coffee for a better world" La Prep is one of Canada's first franchises to commit to offering 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) coffee MONTREAL, June 23, 2014

2014-06-18 23:01:47

First Protein Shakes Made From Real Organic Milk! Whether Yoga Mama, Marathon-Obsessed or Olympic Errand-Runner, Active Adults Can Now Choose Organic Valley Organic Balance™ and Organic Fuel™

2014-06-18 04:21:44

BEIJING, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SATINE Organic Milk, on the heels of its outstanding performance at BIOFACH CHINA 2014, has recently landed on the big screen overlooking Times Square

2014-06-11 23:02:16

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans Sustainable

2014-06-10 08:22:53

Paper Chemistry Foundation Gift Supports Future of Forest Bioproducts Research and Education ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Institute of Technology has


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

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
2013-08-05 12:36:35

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
2013-07-31 15:46:47

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
2013-07-31 15:20:47

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
2013-03-15 11:32:48

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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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