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Leghorn - Non-Industrial
Special Considerations/Notes: Leghorns are an active, sometimes flighty breed. A smaller lightweight breed, they are efficient converters of feed to eggs. They were imported into the United States in the 1830's and admitted into the first American Standard...
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Plymouth Rock - Non-industrial
Conformation: Plymouth Rocks are yellow-skinned, one of the larger breeds in the American Class. Barred Plymouth Rocks were admitted to the first American Standard of Perfection in 1874 and the other varieties followed in later years.
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Food Industry Prioritizes Ag Sustainability
“Preliminary results from an LCA show that when pulse crops are added to annual cropping rotations, non-renewable energy use is reduced by 22 percent to 24 percent. Reports show that key players in the food industry are looking to sustainable practices...
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Industrial Hemp: Uses Ancient and Modern
Focus on the "high" part of the name and think "marijuana."By fall of that year, visits to the Amana Colonies began to decline and eventually ceased.The hippies, you see, soon discovered that they couldn't get high on the stuff they were so anxious to...
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Small Farmers Gain Organic Industry Voice
“Our new Farmers Advisory Council institutionalizes the farmer's voice in all OTA does to grow and protect U.S. organic agriculture in the fast-changing political environment,” says Matt McLean of Uncle Matt's Organic, a fourth-generation citrus grower...
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Washington Gets Support for \
Apple and pear growers throughout Washington have agreed to make a historic investment of $27 million over the next eight years to support tree-fruit research and extension activities at Washington State University.
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The Shakers: Innovators in the Seed Industry
They came to refer to themselves in their advertisements as "The Shaker Seed Company."Early offerings of seeds were limited, but, as sales increased, many varieties were added to the seed lists.
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Should You Grow Hemp?
Hemp has the potential to not only provide food, fiber and fuel, but also clean up polluted soils, a serious concern for urban farmers and their watersheds. “If you're in it to learn, to make yourself a better person and connect to the land, go for...
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Beekeeping Conferences
It hosts regional and international events, provides information on apitherapy and connects apitherapy experts. In addition to developing beekeeping skills, learning new techniques and staying up-to-date with the latest research, you'll have the chance...
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Smart Agriculture Can Curb Climate Change
“What do we want? The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization says we need to change the industrial food system's environment-degrading practices. … OK, not really. What's In It For You?
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Burning Question: Why Don\'t Certain Farmers Eat Their Own Crops?
A full two-thirds of the calories grown per acre on U.S. farms are grown for livestock that estimates say could feed a billion people if the crop calories were shifted to direct human consumption.
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Practice Farm Safety Year-round
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, agriculture ranks amongst the most hazardous industries. Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries, so take steps on your farm to reduce work-related accidents.
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5 Years of Big Ag: Has It Gotten Better?
Their key recommendations were to ban the non-therapeutic use of antimicrobials in food animal production to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance to medically important antibiotics and other antimicrobials define non-therapeutic use of antimicrobials...
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Are You Ready for a Black Petunia?
Let me be among the first, regarding these petunias. That color in a flower has always intrigued some gardeners and repulsed others. The selling point and slogan accompanying this petunia, it appears, will be "Black goes with everything!"There are those...
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Mushroom Farming
Logs Shiitake mushrooms have traditionally been commercially produced in beds or bags of sawdust. If the idea of mushroom farming appeals to you, there's no better time to get started.
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7 Key Points In The Sheep Care Guide Updated For 2017
Sheep Get Stressed But Are Adaptable The Sheep Care Guide reminds us what sheep stress looks like, noting “panting or increased respiratory rate, tooth grinding, restlessness or nervousness, reduced feed consumption or grazing activity, poor growth...
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Future is Bright for Solar
Meanwhile, the solar heating-and-cooling markets grew in 2010. In addition, market diversification was a distinguishing characteristic of U.S. solar-energy development in 2010. The 75-megawatt Martin concentrating-solar-power plant installed in Florida...
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The News Hog: California Is Irrigating With Oilfield Wastewater
To be clear, this wastewater is water that flows out of an oil well along with the oil. In some irrigation-canal water tests , acetone, methylene chloride (a potential carcinogen), and hydrocarbons found in oil were found.
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USDA Proposes Horrifying Bird-Flu Control
I have officially spent too much time reading about mass killings of chickens. This World Organization for Animal Health document has a disturbingly interesting exploration of different mass-killing methods, and the CNBC clip talks about one of the egg-layer...
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Leaf peepers - what are they and what do they do?
We get them from all over Europe, and so do Lufthansa, Al Italia, Finn Air, Iceland Air, all of them!" I still wasn't buying it, not completely, anyway. Describes the activity of seeking out places where a large number of trees have adopted their autumnal...
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Millennials Seek Out Nontraditional Farming
It is estimated that an indoor farmer can earn up to $65,000 when they start. “This has no downside for urban markets—it only increases jobs and economic activities.” The available jobs may not just be in terms of crop focus, but also in construction,...
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Study Gives Insight Into Portland\'s Food Economy
In Portland itself, a little over 10 percent of employment is in food economy jobs. For example, those in food services earn an average wage of $20,000, while those in food distribution earn close to $50,000 – without the need for a college degree.
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The Dutch Bulb Fields and Tulipomania
Most of these are sold through the large bulb auction house in Lisse, a small town which calls itself the heart of the bulb industry, located in the west of the country.This tiny area, about a quarter of what is already one of the smallest countries in...
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Video Explores Youth\'s Impact On Future Of Farming
With the average age of farmers around 60, we are dependent on our youth to save farming. If our youth does not take over our farms, the industry may not be as sustainable as we would hope.
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Shetland Sheep
Shetlands, whose naturally short tails require no docking, are grouped with the other Northern European Short-Tailed sheep, including the Finnsheep, Romanov and the very similar Icelandic.
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New Products on the Market for Gardeners!
Be the first in your neighborhood to own these practical and valuable goods. We've all worried about our plants when we go on vacation. TheAs a special, limited-time offer, customers will receive asecond kit absolutely free! (just pay shipping and handling).
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Keep Backyard Flocks Salmonella-free
Backyard Biosecurity Salmonella is transmitted among chickens through contact with fecal matter from infected birds or other animals. Most in the egg industry still insist that raising hens in battery cages is actually better for the hen and the safety...
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Cruise Lines Receive \
AIDA President Michael Thamm states the company has made significant environmentally sound changes, including new vessels from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which are supposed to be environmentally groundbreaking.
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Hand Lotions and Scrubs for Gardeners
Here is an overview of several popular commercially available products specifically made to ease our industrious and sometimes abused hands. With any luck and a little help from this article you'll be able to find an excellent cure for your hard-working...
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