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2014-08-27 20:22:23

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 4th Edition https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/569842/Natural-and-Organic-Foods-and-Beverages-in-the-US-4th-Edition.html U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages rose 5.5% to nearly $53.5 billion in 2014, 53% higher than sales five years earlier, with the organic foods sector leaping ahead 12.5% in 2014....

2014-08-26 23:16:30

Turbin Gets Up Close and Personal With Leading Grass-Fed Ranchers and Encourages the Gluten-Free and Paleo Community to Eat Grass-Fed Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The celebrated author and paleo and gluten-free advocate Tina Turbin is raising awareness about eating grass-fed with several new blog posts and interviews on her popular “paleo-ish” resource website (http://www.PaleOmazing.com). In hopes of spreading the word about grass-fed eating, the prolific writer has been...

2014-08-26 16:29:32

Sustainable practices and new seeds, traits and crop protection products on display at Farm Progress Show BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are looking to farmers to use practices that leave a better world, and Bayer CropScience is responding to support farmers by providing the innovative tools and resources to make it happen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139541 At the 2014 Farm Progress Show today in Boone, Iowa, the company showcased a road map to...

2014-08-21 23:03:44

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry” reports to its market research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the Seaweed Fertilizer market. The report provides basic Seaweed Fertilizer information, including Seaweed Fertilizer definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as...

2014-08-21 12:31:43

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4j7jl/global_seaweed) has announced the addition of the "Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4j7jl/global_seaweed ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

2014-08-20 23:06:38

Early bird deadline is Sept. 10 to register for Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference. Two-day event (Nov. 11-12) includes tour of Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production business incubator for local entrepreneurs and a shipping container farm. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Attendees of Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference will get a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ first multi-faceted food production...

2014-08-19 16:30:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biopesticides - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biopesticides in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period...

2014-08-12 23:01:37

The new issue of the journal Weed Science features the results of a survey of organic farmers in 12 Midwestern states. The study found that organic farmers most often use mechanical and cultural methods of weed control including crop rotation, between-row cultivation, primary tillage, and cover cropping. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Weed Science - Organic farmers report that weeds are one of the biggest obstacles to the production of organic crops. In the field of organic...

2014-08-07 23:03:14

The Europe Cattle Feed & Feed Additive Market report defines and segments the cattle feed and feed additive market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-cattle-feed-7083044504.html (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Europe Cattle Feed & Feed Additive Market report defines and segments the cattle feed and feed additive market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The cattle feed market in this region is estimated to...

2014-08-06 23:03:47

The Latin America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additives market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-cattle-feed-6401114324.html. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Latin America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additives market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The cattle...


Latest Sustainable agriculture Reference Libraries

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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