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.
... first and then wheat or barley or something else,” he says.“I’d encourage anyone thinking of going into organic tillage farming to get a rotation plan in place before starting.“The red clover is magic stuff — it’s free nitrogen.
Under the arrangement, OX2 will be in charge of building the wind farm. Klevberget will be equipped with 24 GeneralElectric turbines, which are expected to generate enough electricity for some 46,000 homes.
Haskill CreekFarms general store and herbal dispensary in Whitefish on May 17, 2022 ...Scot Chisolm, founder of herbal dispensary and mercantile Haskill Creek Farms, lined up outside of the city Planning & Building Department at 4 a.m ... Other dispensary hopefuls echoed this sentiment, finding the city’s permitting process generally easy to navigate ... .
With the Vertical Farming installation, they expand their knowledge on doing so. Generally speaking, growers in Finland already have quite some experience with Vertical Farming, and the LUKE researchers see opportunities to expand this market further, says Pasi Herranen ... Vertical farms with LEDs provide enough heat to heat the building around them.
In general, you might be able to expand your portfolio by making long- and short-term investments with market values below current levels ... GLASF) LowellFarmsInc ...Forbidden Flowers, Glass House Farms, and Mama Sue Wellness are a few of the company’s lucrative products ... California-based cannabis company Lowell Farms Inc.
The main aim of a smart greenhouse is to augment productivity and generate improved farming results ...Data obtained from the various smart greenhouse systems aids in making critical decisions and it needs to be stored and managed efficiently, given that smart farming depends on evaluating the farm's conditions.
According to HUEPuerto PrincesaGeneral Manager Chris Guballa, the hotel uses locally sourced ingredients from farms around Puerto Princesa to support the locals and boost their economy ... We saw areas like the Iwahig Prison and PenalFarm, Balayong Park, and homegrown stores that ...
ArthurFraser, a former director-general the National Intelligence Agency, accused Ramaphosa of money laundering and corruption on June 1, and said that he covered up the scale of the theft at the farm. . In his affidavit, Fraser alleged that about $4m that was stored in furniture on the farm had been taken.
Pham Thai Binh, general director of Trung An Hi-Tech Farming JSC, said the rising prices of fuels, fertilizers and plant protection drugs had sent the rice production costs up, while the price of rice does not increase, corresponding to the input costs, affecting farmers’ incomes and enterprises’ exports.
— Since its debut on a rural Tennessee farm two decades ago, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts... “The Farm does not generally flood, but when given significant precipitation, it may take longer to drain or dry out ... And the panels help power the farm throughout the year.
The four biggest auto insurers in Illinois — StateFarm, Allstate, Progressive and Geico — together took in about $280 million more in premiums in 2020 than they needed to maintain their 2019 profitability ... The insurer also went on a buying spree, acquiring NationalGeneral Holdings Corp.