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2014-02-03 23:24:28

In response to a Cov News article, Colle Farmers Market reveals how college students can reap the benefits of organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, discusses how Oxford College plans to grow an organic farm and how it can benefit college students. According to a January 20th Cov News article titled “Oxford organic farm gets growing,” Oxford College will be employing its first organic farmer, Daniel Parson, to help...

2014-02-01 23:02:48

In response to a Fox News article, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, discusses how increased demand and weather has caused a shortage in organic food. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, addresses the organic food shortage in the U.S. and how climate and demand can cause a decrease in food supply. According to a January 20th Fox News article titled “Organic food shortage hits US,” many people make the decision to eat...

2014-01-31 23:34:59

In response to an article published by Examiner, local vegetables advocate Colle Farmers Market, commends Big City Farms for creating a network of organic farms in Baltimore and why urban organic farming is the next big trend. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, commends Big City Farms for making a huge impact, environmentally and socially, in their community, and why urban farming is the next big thing. According to a January 26th...

2014-01-30 23:22:55

This technological revolution in agriculture is explored at the second annual Indoor Agriculture Conference May 14 - 15 at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve Desert Living Center, where global industry experts convene to discuss advancements in this rapidly evolving industry. LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Technological advancement in agriculture is re-defining how, where and when food is grown. Harnessing innovation within aeroponics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), automated nutrient...

2014-01-28 04:21:24

JAIPUR, India, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~Expands operations to Europe to have a dedicated online marketplace for organic products~ OrganicShop.in, India's largest online marketplace for certified organic products has ventured into the European market with a view to bring the widest range of organic products to the European market. The deal has been signed officially on 9th January with a Europe-based company...

2014-01-25 23:04:24

In response to an article published by Reuters, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, details the advantages of labeling genetically modified foods and how it could affect the organic market. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, discusses the benefits of labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms and how it could affect the organic market. According to a January 16th Reuters article titled, “Organic food and farm...

2014-01-24 23:02:49

In response to an article on Food Navigator, Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market, discusses how GMO labeling could push the growth of organic food sales. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article by Food Navigator on January 6, which suggests that the controversy over GMO labeling could spark an increase in sales of certified organic products. According to the Food Navigator article titled “GMO labeling...

2014-01-21 08:27:22

AMSTERDAM, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent research studies demonstrate positive impact on UTZ certified farms around the world UTZ certified cocoa, coffee and tea farms generate higher yields and better quality crops than conventional farms, and being trained in the UTZ Code of Conduct helps farmers to improve their knowledge and adopt sustainable farming practices. As a result, farmers can generate more income and create better opportunities while...

2014-01-20 04:20:27

DUBLIN, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/szgdmn/european_crop) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the European Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/szgdmn/european_crop ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Pesticides are very important as they improve the...

2014-01-20 04:20:17

DUBLIN, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lnwqj/asiapacific_crop) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Asia-Pacific Crop Protection Chemicals Market: Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lnwqj/asiapacific_crop ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating...


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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