A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production. The name is used for specialised units such as arable farms, vegetable farms, fruit farms, dairy, pig and poultry farms, and land used for the production of natural fibres, biofuel and other commodities. It includes ranches, feedlots, orchards, plantations and estates, smallholdings and hobby farms, and includes the farmhouse and agricultural buildings as well as the land. In modern times the term has been extended so as to include such industrial operations as wind farms and fish farms, both of which can operate on land or sea.
Farming originated independently in different parts of the world as hunter gatherer societies transitioned to food production rather than food capture. It may have started about 12,000 years ago with the domestication of livestock in the Fertile Crescent in western Asia, soon to be followed by the cultivation of crops. Modern units tend to specialise in the crops or livestock best suited to the region, with their finished products being sold for the retail market or for further processing, with farm products being traded around the world.
Marshall Naify (March 23, 1920 – April 19, 2000) was a motion picture and media tycoon who was a long-term chairman of the board of United Artists and later became founder and co-chairman of the board of Todd-AO, the largest independent post-production sound studio in the United States which worked on Apollo 13 and other major films.
Son of a Lebanese immigrant, who was originally a Jordanian from the al-Naber family, Naify built a movie theater empire beginning in 1912. Marshall Naify worked in the theater business nearly all his life. Marshall Naify and his brother Robert Naify were members of The Forbes 400 beginning in 1987 with an estimated combined net worth of $4.3 billion. They merged the family's theater chain with United Artists Theater Circuit and eventually became the majority shareholders. They sold that company in 1986 to John Malone's Telecommunications Inc. (TCI) for cash and stock. The Naify brothers were also pioneers in the cable television industry, entering the business in the 1950s.
In peacetime the rank of Full General is reserved for the Commander of Finnish Defence Forces. Sometimes a General's branch of service is indicated in the rank. So far Finland has had seventeen of jalkaväenkenraali (General of Infantry), a few of jääkärikenraali (Jägergeneral), two of ratsuväenkenraali (General of Cavalry) and one tykistönkenraali (General of Artillery). Marshal Mannerheim himself was the other one of the two Generals of Cavalry before his promotion to Field Marshal.
The General was inaugurated in 1937, and carried coaches and Pullmans. It received some new lightweight equipment in 1938 as part of the fleet of modernism, but it was mostly heavyweight until 1940. It was the only "Fleet of Modernism" train to be streamlined without an observation car. It lost its coaches when the Advance General was inaugurated in 1940. It was re-equipped with lightweight sleeping cars from both the pre-war Broadway, and new cars from post-war orders. At this time, it also carried the Broadway's pre-war observation cars. In 1951 the General lost its all-Pullman status when it was combined with the all-coach Trail Blazer for non-peak travel periods only. In 1952 this consolidation became permanent, and by 1960, the Trail Blazer name was dropped. In 1967 the General was renamed the Broadway Limited when that train lost its numbers and all-Pullman status.
Klute of Olean and Kristen M. Sledge-Whitcomb of Salamanca... Sledge-Whitcomb is running on the Democratic line ... The premier town race is in Farmersville and involves two candidates and the proposed Alle-Catt WindFarm ... Tilton has generally favored the Alle-Catt Wind Farm and its benefits to the town, while Brown is a newcomer to town politics ... OLEAN ... .
Rufai pleaded guilty in U.S ... The judge also ordered Rufai to pay more than $600,000 in restitution ... Sept ... Sept ... Harmony's KaylaShook combines faith, motherhood, flowers and farming ... LaborDepartment's inspector general, who said last week that $45.6 billion may have been paid out improperly in unemployment insurance from March 2020 to April 2022 ... .
Officials in the attorney general’s office then amended their guidance to agree with SLED’s conclusion that the hemp farming participation agreement — which allows the destruction of crops growing in an unlicensed area — amounted to the “valid consent” necessary to pursue their plan.
Union general secretary B told reporters on the sidelines of its state committee meeting at Thiruparankundram on Sunday that the public distribution system that benefits poor farm workers is being systematically destroyed by this government.
The town board in recent months has approved three small-scale solar farms that would produce an estimated 29 megawatts of power on a combined total of 213 acres of land ... The largest project is planned for vacant land on Genesee Street Road next to the former GeneralElectric plant ... Norbut expects the farm could go online by the end of 2023.
Our wacky city is known for over-the-top immersive art, but this one takes the pumpkin pie. PumpkinNights have fallen on Austin again, with the second annual Halloween installation returning to PioneerFarms...It’s not just a pile of pumpkins to look at. Pioneer Farms is a small village with houses, fields, and even a general store ... ....
This was said by Dr Ishtiaq Hussain, the Additional DirectorGeneral Agriculture (Farm & Training), while addressing a meeting held at the Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI) to approve sunflower production project 2023 here on Monday ... The meeting after thorough discussion approved sunflower production project 2023 ... ....
Columbus was a county village of 2,000 people in 1831 ... Some of the new people in town were the sons and daughters of pioneer settlers in Ohio and had left the farm to seek their fortune in the city. But many more were recent arrivals from western Europe, in general, and Ireland and Germany, in particular ... It was something of a world of its own ... Email ... .
“We have trained 400 Ogoni women in various skills – poultry farming, feed formation, cropping, fish farming ... When indigenous community people are disconnected from their farms and the streams and are therefore unable to fish or engage in any productive enterprise, they generally become idle and steadily get inclined to criminal tendencies.
The Scottish government, in a report in June, said the numbers were "consistent with a general pattern of decline in numbers of wild salmon returning to Scotland" ... "The damage they (fish farms) are doing to wild fish and the environment, in general, is massive," he said, calling for tighter regulations on salmon farms.
The festival’s theme was “FarmSnails, Eat Snails, and Market Snails,” with the goal of creating avenues for snail lovers to learn more about snail farming while networking ... Prof Paul P Bosu, Director-General of CSIR, said the CSIR-FORIG had trained approximately 3,000 farmers in snail farming to help preserve the snail population.
In general, Vietnam’s agriculture and the Mekong Delta’s farming practices in particular have been characterized by fragmentation, spontaneity, and ambiguity, as well as trade-offs, with the environment, farmers’ and consumers’ health, and biological diversity being compromised for the purpose of increasing yields.