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2014-05-22 23:10:18

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Organic Food & Beverages Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/organic-food-beverages-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Transparency Market Research has launched a new market report titled "Organic Food (Fruits & Vegetables, Meat, Fish & Poultry products,...

2014-05-17 23:01:54

Funding, Other Initiatives Will Support Growth in Urban Food Production and Delivery Systems LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Seedstock today applauded the USDA’s recent announcement of a historic $78 million investment in local and regional food systems as further recognition of the growth and importance of urban, sustainable agriculture in the United States. Seedstock, the nation’s leading social venture promoting the development of robust and sustainable local food systems,...

2014-05-15 23:06:14

With USA patented Robotic Farms Technology, unlimited crops can be grown worldwide with harvests of more agriculture per acre ever recorded in history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Robotic Farms LLC, an agricultural technology firm, is charted to build thousands of Gravity Grow Domes worldwide over the next decade under contract with food distributors to supply 100% organic fruits and vegetables. A single, 30,000 square foot disaster proof Grow Dome is equipped with 2,100 Robotic...

2014-05-14 23:13:03

Benefits Of Organic Food Consumption On Physical And Cognitive Development, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of organic fruits and vegetables. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Benefits Of Organic Food Consumption On Physical And Cognitive Development, a new report created by Kendra Wright on the site Vkool.com uncovers to readers advantages and disadvantages of organic foods. In the first part of this report, people will discover some benefits...

2014-05-13 23:08:21

TeraGanix Partner, Western Blend, Receives Ag1000™ Organic Listing With the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Western Blend, a 25 year old acid fertilizer company in Southern New Mexico and licensed manufacturer of Ag1000™ and Ag1000™ Organic for TeraGanix, has received their organic listing of Ag1000™ Organic with the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). The official notice was sent May 7, 2014. The approval allows organic farms and those in...

2014-05-06 23:05:53

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Biofertilizers. Market for Biofertilizers is projected to witness strong growth led by growing demand for organic food and the ensuing focus on organic farming practices. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Biofertilizers represent green manure that offer the same benefits as synthetic fertilizers. These fertilizers are environmentally friendly and are obtained from natural, organic substances or humus...

2014-05-03 23:01:46

Mushroom Growing 4 You designed by Jake White is the latest program for mushroom growers who want to learn how to cultivate healthy, organic, natural mushrooms. A full Mushroom Growing 4 You review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Mushroom Growing 4 You created by Jake White is the latest program for farmers who want to learn how to grow delicious, organic, pesticide-free mushrooms on a budget. This program consists of detailed steps...

2014-05-02 08:23:02

ALBANY, New York, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Water Soluble Fertilizers (Nitrogen, Potassium, Phosphate and Others) Market For Fertigation and Foliar Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Growing demand from fertigation application supported by increasing adoption of micro irrigation systems is expected to fuel the global...

2014-04-29 12:36:22

Collaboration will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance sustainable sourcing MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, General Mills chairman and chief executive officer Ken Powell joined Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon to announce a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The announcement was made in Bentonville, Ark., at Walmart's first ever Sustainability Product...

2014-04-24 23:14:55

Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a fergitation company, was the keynote speaker last week at the first Eurasia Business Forum in Kazakhstan April 17th and 18th, 2014. Chaplinsky spoke on the three most important issues facing the world – Water, Soil Health and Food Production. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fertigation company, was the Keynote speaker at the Eurasia Business Forum 2014...


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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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