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Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a Year – The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News


The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a Year
The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News
Shellfish constable Isaiah Scheffer has proposed four new areas for commercial oyster farming just east of the existing six areas in Menemsha Pond. Each new area — a long parallelogram — would cover about 6,000 square … The selectmen also agreed to

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Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great … – Dorchester Reporter

Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great
Dorchester Reporter
The Dorchester settlement was selected as an appealing location with conditions favorable for gardens and the feeding of farm animals on which the new settlers would lean heavily for their subsistence on this new continent. The harbor of Massachusetts

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Tri-State Old Iron Association Celebrates 10 Years This Weekend – Yankton Daily Press


Yankton Daily Press

Tri-State Old Iron Association Celebrates 10 Years This Weekend
Yankton Daily Press
As part of this celebration, there will be a display of more than 100 tractors at the JoDean’s parking lot in Yankton this Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will also be an indoor viewing of various items made and collected by the club

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element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming … – EBN

element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming
EBN
Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the potential to …

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June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitat – Marshfield Mail (subscription)

June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitat
Marshfield Mail (subscription)
… University of Missouri Extension Marshfield Mail – Marshfield, Missouri | 0 comments. A June 27 field day at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center will look at how farmers, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts can manage habitat for

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From Llama treks to service stations, the farms that are branching out – The Guardian


The Guardian

From Llama treks to service stations, the farms that are branching out
The Guardian
As well as the llamas, the farm has cornered the market in rural weddings, converting an indoor livery yard into a venue. It also offers cream teas, cookery courses and corporate events, with a family-owned butchers that has been trading in the village

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Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The … – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The
The Inquisitr
The aforementioned methods are great, but when it comes to urban establishments – cities for example – the only viable way to farm would be up. Such a method seems unbelievable given the fact conventional farming is always viewed horizontally. However …

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Ruben Rosario: Hang in there, bees. Even I can forgive you. – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Ruben Rosario: Hang in there, bees. Even I can forgive you.
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
In her TED talk, Spivak listed among the culprits for the decline the increased use of pesticides both in specialized crop farming and commercial and residential use. Stubborn, blood-sucking parasites like the appropriately named Varroa Destructo mite

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Goshen couple looking to start aquaponics business in their backyard – The Elkhart Truth


The Elkhart Truth

Goshen couple looking to start aquaponics business in their backyard
The Elkhart Truth
Their business, High Water Mark, will combine fish farming with hydroponics, — a method of growing plants in a soil-less environment. They will grow greens, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers and raise blue tilapia, and they plan on distributing them to

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It’s time to wean ourselves off the fairytale version of farming – The Guardian


The Guardian

It’s time to wean ourselves off the fairytale version of farming
The Guardian
After I published an article on chicken farming last week, I had to re-read it to check that I hadn’t actually proposed the slaughter of the firstborn by terrorist devil worshippers – so outraged and vicious were some of the responses. And that was

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