Along with hands-on education, the goal of educational farms is to help the public understand where their food comes from and why farming
Alisse Weston, of Newbury Park, worried that the real estate disclosure requirement ``has too great a potential for leaving citizens feeling powerless and resentful,'' and that the ordinance favors chemical farming
methods over organic or sustainable practices.
Like shrimp farming
, salmon farming
in many areas has developed with little attention to environmental effects or to long-term economics.
This evidence suggests that the diversified farming
of this region enabled farm people to balance their product specializations so that they could divide labor according to ethnic definitions of gender-appropriate work.
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is what brought settlers to the Antelope Valley after the Southern Pacific railroad came through in 1876, and is the reason for the Antelope Valley Fair, whose name's oft-forgotten second half is ``and Alfalfa Festival.
Born with five siblings on an alfalfa farm established by their father on Lancaster's east side in the 1950s, the 32-year-old suspects that farming
will be the Van Dam way for some time to come.
He leases the land to AdFarm and performs the farming
Our unique location inspires to use ecological farming
practices to preserve habitat for future generations.
Our mission remains much the same today--to provide Iowa farmers with accurate, useful information to help them profitably manage their farming
operations, improve their quality of life and contribute to the prosperity of the agricultural community," points out Rod Swoboda, editor.
in the southern Appalachians of western North Carolina has never been easy.
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