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.
This year, the Ute Mountain Ute’s celebrated 7,700 acre farm and ranch operation had to lay off half its workers as thousands of acres lay fallow ... The Farm and Ranch operation is state-of-the-art ... “The crows are survivalists,” said the farm’s general manager SimonMartinez ... “I hope (to) bring what I’m learning about farming in the U.S.
... added GovernorGeneral Dousti ... The governor general said that there were also proposals on economizing water usage by resorting to technological methods, especially in the current water shortage conditions of the country, as well a using the hydroponic and aeroponic technologies.
FEWS NET projects an above-average upcoming production year for Malawi based on analysis of weather forecasts, overall input access, and general positive economic conditions among farming households in the current season. Despite reported delays in farming households’ access ...
DURBAN. The winner of the PowerBall Plus jackpot of R50 million has come forward to claim her prize ... The winning numbers from that draw were 29, 32, 33, 45, 47 and PowerBall 15 ... She told Ithuba she had been unemployed since 2016 after losing her job as a general worker on a farm ... IOL .
Jessica O’Neill, executive director of Just Roots in Greenfield, said the farm has taken advantage of the idea each year ... She said donated money goes toward the farm’s subsidy program and into a general pool so it can be used on the farm where it is most needed, which can change unpredictably.
The Hollenbecks returned to Iowa and ran a general store in Anamosa for more than 20 years. When they retired in 1882, they moved to the Cedar Rapids farm with the two-story brick house ... His widow, daughters Jennie and May and son Bert continued to live on the farm ... The farm, ...
Meek was 66 when she won the 1992 Democratic primary in her Miami-Dade county district, later winning the seat in an unopposed general election. On her first day in Congress, Meek reflected that while her grandmother, enslaved on a Georgia farm, could never have dreamed of such an accomplishment, her parents told her anything was possible ... It read ... .
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Email announcements to email@example.com. Farmers Market. The LeroyJames Farmer’s Market at 4560 CountyHomeRoad will open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 3-4, Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18 and 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 23. It will open 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays starting Jan ... to 3 p.m ... Nooherooka Natural will host their annual meat sale at the General Store on the farm ... .
As a kid growing up on an Illinois farm, he was always outside but when he received those stories, Offerman says his focus was off ... The Berry stories – and meeting the Berry family – convinced him to want to write "about our population's general lack of any intimate knowledge of nature.".