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Fodder Harvest Day!

Today, the wheat fodder is ready to harvest! All animals get 2% of their body weight in fodder. But since it is winter, and there have been very few greens for me to forage for the rabbits (and they have super sensitive digestive tracts), I am giving them 1% of their weight. 54 more words

Homesteading

Opuntia ficus-indica: one of the best plants for revegetation of arid areas

Photo credit: WVC 2006-12

Spineless Opuntia used as a fence in Staoueli, Algiers

Cactus as a Tool to Mitigate Drought and to Combat Desertification

by Ali NEFZAOUI, Mounir LOUHAICHI and Hichem BEN SALEM… 259 more words

Desertification

Booming spineless Opuntia to combat desertification

Photo credit: Elquiglobalenergy

Opuntia spp: an efficient tool to combat desertification

Reasons for the increased importance of cacti in arid zones

The increased importance of cacti, such as Opuntia species, in arid zones is because of their ability to (i) grow in “deserts” and their drought tolerance; (ii) produce forage, fruit, and other useful products; and (iii) mitigate long-term degradation of ecologically fragile environments. 394 more words

Desertification

To graze or not to graze ?

Photo credit: Pixabay

HOW TO GREEN THE WORLD’S DESERTS: REVERSING DESERTIFICATION WITH GRASS-FED COWS

by Kristen Michaelis

EXCERPT

GRASS-FED COWS CAN REVERSE DESERTIFICATION?

It almost seems counter intuitive. 94 more words

Desertification

CEA School 2015: Same School, New Style

As an industry leader in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), our mission is to provide solutions, knowledge and key insights of climate controlled agriculture. One of the ways that we accomplish this is through our CEA schools, which we host on a monthly basis at our company headquarters in South Windsor, Connecticut and our manufacturing facility in Dyersville, Iowa. 595 more words

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Nostalgia Fodder: Where Has This Lego Bed Been All My Extended Childhood?

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, by Spencer Peterson

Photos via Lola Glamour
Oh wow, this Lego-inspired furniture by Spanish design firm Lola Glamour really makes me want to be an actual kid again, as opposed to a with a 401k. 11 more words

Some Go Sour and Some Bear Fruits.

What are we investing in?
Is it time, space, or emotions?
Or all of the above?

Some investments go sour
Others perish
Still others flourish. 88 more words

World At Large