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Row Crops
Farming

Row Crops: The Backbone of Modern Agriculture

Row crops are a fundamental component of modern agriculture, representing a large portion of the world’s food and fiber production. These crops are planted in rows wide enough to allow the use of machinery for various agricultural processes such as planting, cultivation, irrigation, and harvesting. This article delves into the significance, types, and management of row crops, highlighting their role

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Food Fraud
Farming

Understanding Food Fraud: A Growing Concern

Food fraud is an insidious and growing problem that affects consumers, businesses, and economies worldwide. It involves the deliberate misrepresentation of food products for economic gain, resulting in financial loss, compromised food safety, and erosion of consumer trust. Consumers face health risks from adulterated or contaminated products, financial loss from paying premium prices for inferior goods, and a breach of

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Garlic
Farming

Growing Garlic: A Comprehensive Guide

Garlic, a member of the lily family alongside onions, leeks, and shallots, is a versatile and flavorful addition to any kitchen garden. Cultivating garlic is relatively straightforward and can yield rewarding results with proper care and attention. This guide will provide you with all the necessary steps to grow garlic successfully, from planting to harvesting. Choosing the Right Location Garlic

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Cottage Gardens

Historical Roots of the Cottage Garden: From Utility to Beauty

The cottage garden, with its delightful mix of flowers, herbs, and vegetables, holds a special place in the history of gardening. What began as a practical means of subsistence has evolved into an aesthetic choice that symbolizes comfort and a return to simpler times. This article explores the transformation of the cottage garden from its humble beginnings to its current

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Shrubs
Landscaping

Popular Shrubs for Landscaping in Alabama

When it comes to landscaping, selecting the right plants for your garden’s climate zone is crucial. USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 8, which includes parts of Alabama, is characterized by mild winters and long, hot summers. This unique climate allows for a wide variety of shrubs that can enhance the beauty and functionality of outdoor spaces. Here, we explore some of

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Edible Plants
Gardening

Edible Landscaping: How to Incorporate Food Plants into Your Garden Design

Gardening enthusiasts often consider their outdoor space as an extension of their living area. And for those who love fresh, homegrown produce, incorporating edible plants into the landscape is a logical and rewarding next step. Edible landscaping is a creative and functional way to transform your garden into a beautiful and productive space. There are several reasons why you might

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Farmers Markets

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, meats, cheeses, fresh baked goods, roasted coffees, flowers, and more. By shopping at a farmer’s market you are supporting local farmers and producers. Alabama’s farmers are passionate about what they do and take great pride in the quality of their products.

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