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.
Oct. 25—After 22 years of working at Jumbo's Pumpkin Patch in Middletown, Chrissy Gerson can usually tell when it's someone's first time on the farm. They'll stand in the vast doorway of the milking barn-turned General Store, frozen in place ... .
There's the self-described “farm girl,” the auctioneer on a bus tour, a state attorney general suing China, and the guy who stood on his lawn and pointed an AR-15 at protesters ... Other candidates campaigning for the seat include current Missouri Attorney GeneralEric Schmitt, Rep.
Refills, recycled and plastic free products (Picture. Metro.co.uk). Eco cleaning is big business, and any company worth its salt is looking to improve its credentials ... ‘This means they’re using sustainable palm oil, an incredibly useful crop if it’s responsibly farmed,’ he says. Bio-D GeneralPurposeFurniturePolish. A good rub down ... Surface ethics ... ....
The SouthTexasFarm & RanchShow continues to be the longest running (started in 1982) nonprofit regional farm and ranch show in South Texas and this year will enjoy its 37th year of success by providing quality, relevant, education for farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, and the general public.
"The same general policies regarding any potential ‘commercial solar energy systems’ or ‘solar panel farms’ should apply as noted for the wind farms above.” ... The proposal states that no conditional use permit applications will be considered or permits issued for a wind farm except in a designated CWECS zoning district.
He was unaware of the state health department announcement but questioned the agency’s ability to make any official changes on the federal farm bill and Texas legislation that allowed the sale of the CBD and hemp products ... “In 2014, Congress passed the 2014 FarmBill which authorized the research of hemp,” court documents stated.
As Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra continues promising sops like farm loan and power bill waiver, government jobs and monetary help to the poor in poll bound Uttar Pradesh, the rival parties have been forced to revisit their election strategy ... Read . Priyanka is 'Twitter Vadra'. UP Dy CM KeshavMaurya ... Watch latest videos by DH here..
OKLAHOMA – In 2021, OklahomaFarmBureau (OKFB) Insurance marks 75 years of providing insurance coverage to Oklahomans ... “OKFB truly was made in and made for Oklahoma,” said Gary Buckner, executive vice president and general manager of Oklahoma Farm Bureau (OKFB) Insurance ... Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance is the first U.S.
Just 2,000 nitrates inspections take place on farms each year, the EPA told the Oireachtas Committee, which complained that compliance with good farming practices “varies from county to county, but it is generally considered to be low” ... “We need the capacity at farm level to be able to use higher levels of nitrate.”.