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Chelsea Fringe takes root in Nine Elms

Last updated: 05/06/2018

The alternative garden festival Chelsea Fringe, returns to Nine Elms, Battersea and Vauxhall again this month for a seventh year, and features a mixture of art, horticulture and...

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In Tick Management, Species Matters

Last updated: 05/06/2018

In any part of the United States where ticks are present, awareness and personal protection are the first steps to avoiding tick bites and the potential disease pathogens they...

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PMP mosquito survey shows disease prevention drives demand

Last updated: 05/06/2018

The reasons why pest management professionals (PMPs) offer mosquito management services have not changed much over the years. Some solid motives include increasing revenue,...

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Even More Lower Fertilizer Prices

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Telvent DTN, LLC, doing business as “DTN The Progressive Farmer” or “Schneider Electric” (hereinafter “Schneider Electric”) respects individual privacy and values the confidence...

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Ready to Quit, Farmer Thrives on Soil Health

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Ron Nichols Posted by Ron Nichols on April 21, 2016 at 06:46 PM Jonathan Cobb says that with a new focus on soil health, we got rid of all of the tillage equipment, and just...

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Survey Shows Indiana Remains a Top State for Cover Crops

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Indiana farmers planted 970,000 acres of cover crops in 2017, according to a recent survey. Cover crops are now the third-most planted crop in the state, next to corn and...

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Scaling Global Solutions Is a Local Proposition by Daniela Ibarra-Howell

Last updated: 05/05/2018

For many years, agriculture—or the production of food and fiber—has resulted in the massive degradation of billions of acres of land worldwide. Now, the same industry finally...

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Roller Crimper Key in Organic No-Till System

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Keota farmer Levi Lyle never thought he would be a go-to person for eastern Iowa farmers to rent a roller crimper. But with his interest in eliminating the use of herbicides on...

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Cleaning and Feeding Hens - Poultry & Chicken Blog

Last updated: 05/05/2018

Cleaning the coop is a weekly 10 minute job but the run takes a few hours every few months. The thin eggs problem sorted and the hens are now getting their treats again along...

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Why Precision Agriculture Will Change How Food Is Produced

Last updated: 05/04/2018

Food waste during the production process is costly to the environment and economically. According to a McKinsey & Company report in 2016 on how big data will revolutionize the...

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