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2014-09-13 23:00:52

The Asia-Pacific Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-biopesticides-9164913136.html (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The biopesticides market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from $320.7 million in 2012 to...

2014-09-12 12:26:19

OTA stresses role of organic for states WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Friday that organic farming is in all states, and that state directors of agriculture who care about jobs and vitality should care about organic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145720-INFO Organic is no longer a niche industry, said...

2014-09-10 23:05:13

Consumers can now receive affordable, farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables delivered straight to their doorstep. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Farmbox Direct, the newest subscription based service bringing 100% USDA certified organic, seasonal, and pesticide-free produce to doorsteps, launches with delivery along the east coast. Based in New York City, Farmbox Direct offers customers three different size boxes that can be delivered weekly or bi-weekly, containing only...

2014-09-10 16:27:42

Consumer concerns, GMOs, latest trends top OTA's "All Things Organic" in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's been a busy year for the organic industry. Record sales in the United States, intensifying competition for the attention of the increasingly savvy organic consumer, and a dogged debate over what organic really stands for have meant a very full plate for the organic community. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), the leading authority on the...

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, have joined together to call on the United Nations to put small...

2014-09-09 08:34:40

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2014-09-03 23:07:38

Ag/Bio Tech firm buys India based producer of Cold-Pressed Neem Oil Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Ag/Bio Tech company Terramera PlantScience announced today the acquisition of Plasma Power, an India-based manufacturer of Cold Pressed Neem Oil and other ecologically friendly products for use in agriculture, human health and cosmetic applications. Plasma Power, headquartered in Chennai India, produces a range of products for use agricultural crop protection including the only...

2014-08-31 23:02:43

The Europe Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue- http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-biopesticides-1352685033.html (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Europe Biopesticides Market report defines and segments the biopesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The biopesticides market in Europe is estimated to grow from $417.0 million in 2013 to $889.3 million by 2017, at a CAGR of...

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...


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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