Thursday, February 9, 2012

Google Alert - organic farming

News10 new results for organic farming
Have organic egg producers any reasons to cheer?
Farming UK
Both the Soil Association and Organic Farmers & Growers are looking for reasons to be cheerful in the coming year, despite the continuing decline of organic egg sales over the last 12 months. Figures compiled by Kantar Worldpanel show that the market ...
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Rifle asphalt plant plan concerns organic farm
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
RIFLE, Colorado — The operators of an organic farm near the Garfield County Regional Airport have serious concerns that an asphalt batch plant proposed next door could negatively impact the farm's organic certification. "An asphalt plant is the worst ...
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Diamantaires find glitter in farming
Times of India
Multi-millionaire diamantaires of Surat are finding organic farming as glittering as their precious stones. "I spend an hour on farming daily," says Manji Dholakiya, adding that he ensures his son's family in Mumbai do not buy vegetables from local ...
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Public rejection of GM affects biotech firms
Farmers Guardian
PUBLIC resistance to genetically modified (GM) crops has ensured the area grown in Europe in 2011 remained at 0.1 per cent of all arable land, figures released today by Friends of the Earth Europe show. In comparison, organic farming accounted for 3.7 ...
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New CEO for Ontario organic co-op
Organic Meadow was formed 23 years ago to enable organic farmers to collectively store, process and market their organically-grown products while uniting family farms under one brand. Organic Meadow Inc. is the administration and marketing organization ...
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Green caterer on a mission to support local foods
Fall River Herald News
Workshops for the general public include backyard poultry, "Going Local Without Going Crazy." Some of the workshops for farmers focus on organic farming, along with workshops on farm marketing. SEMAP has more than 300 farms on its membership list.
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Boulder County commissioners OK $300K sale of tree farm acreage
Longmont Daily Times-Call
By John Fryar Longmont Times-Call BOULDER -- Boulder County commissioners have approved the $300000 sale of the northernmost 18 acres of the former Cherry Creek Tree Farm to the owners of a nearby organic farm. The sale of the county-owned property ...
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Greenwashed 'Organic' & 'Natural' Food Labels
At the time, he was operating his own farm implement business, which was in a region dominated by the industrial, chemically-intensive farming model. He switched gears and began gardening and farming organically. "It caused a major professional shift ...
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Farmers urged to consider combining cover crops with no-till methods
Farm and Dairy
In no-till tillage and cover crops, plants are in the soil 12 months out of the year. This means that the fuel and energy is generated 100 percent of the time. Hoorman explained that by using cover crops, the organic matter in soil expands and that ...
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Meet on food production, safety stresses on means to tackle unsafe food
Organic farming has gained prominence, owing to the increasing use of pesticides by non-organic farmers. Other topics that were deliberated included cost-effective hygiene, new food products, genetically-modified crops, new packaging materials and ...
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Web4 new results for organic farming
5 day workshop on organic farming in Bangalore in March 2012 ...
On popular request a 5 day workshop on organic farming is being organized in Bangalore in March 2012. Participants will be taught how to make their own ...
Organic Farming RA Opening @ Purna Organics, Bangalore ...
Fresher/Experienced. Qualification: MSc/BSc in Agriculture/Biotechnology. Skills: Having Knowledge in Organic Farming Passionate to work with nature ...
10 acres Land available for dairy farming& organic farming in ...
Lands are there in madanapalle surroundings,suitable for all kinds of cultivation. U can also conduct soil test, ground water level test to get more.
dailypost: State farmers to visit Punjab for exposure on organic farming
File Photo: AFP. State farmers to visit Punjab for exposure on organic farming. By Daily Post. Ravinder Saini. Rohtak: A group of farmers from Haryana will visit ...