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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...

2014-08-05 12:28:54

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:European Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/european_crop_protection_chemicals_market.htmlCrop protection chemicals are widely used across the globe, and are very useful to safeguard crops...

2014-07-29 16:29:41

Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a deadly citrus disease, staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices gathered for a briefing on Tuesday to hear from the organic industry on its efforts to find safe approved organic ways to ward off the...

2014-07-28 23:05:02

Mediaplanet partners with TEALUX to introduce consumers to the benefits of an organic lifestyle, and of choosing to enjoy organic tea. New York (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Mediaplanet announced distribution of its third cross-platform edition of “Organic Living” on March 12th, a campaign that aims to raise awareness about the benefits of an organic lifestyle. In partnership with industry leader TEALUX, a premium loose leaf tea shop offering over 100 Certified Organic teas, the campaign...

2014-07-23 23:21:55

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for the overall pesticides industry is expected to grow to nearly $83.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%. Biopesticides, the fastest-growing segment of the market, is moving at a significant 13.9%, more than twice the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of synthetic pesticides. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS...

2014-07-23 23:08:43

Patricia Bragg, of Bragg Live Foods Explains Benefits of Organic and Natural Foods to Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 “I believe that 70% of farms in the United States are toxic," says Patricia Bragg, longtime spokesperson for Bragg Live Foods, whose products are sold in nearly all health food stores worldwide. Bragg expressed this opinion on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show of July 21, 2014. The heath food...


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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