Space farming

Written by Jonathan O’Callaghan

Future astronauts will need to grow their own plants in artificial environments if they are to survive missions far from Earth.

For future human missions beyond Earth orbit, out of reach of cargo spacecraft, it will likely be necessary for astronauts to grow their own food in order to survive. To achieve such self-sustainability they will need to grow food on their spacecraft, and perhaps even a future lunar base or other such habitat will utilise space farming to ensure the survival of astronauts.

If you think space farming is something from the distant future, however,

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Chairman of the Republican society of hunters Czechoslovak Vyacheslav Zasmeta published a book, which I described the economic side of hunting in this country.

The author notes the multilateral favor of hunting and confirms it figures obtained hunting products in bulk and in money terms.

The total area of ​​the hunting grounds of Czechoslovakia is 11420.7 thousand. Ha. Of these, arable land and Seda occupy 5268.4 thous. Ha (46.2% of the land), Lhasa — 4280.1 (37.5%), meadows — 817.7 (7.2%), pastures -620 (5 4%), prudy- 53.3 (0.5%), rivers and other water — 67.8 (0.6%), other land — 313.4 (2.6%). In


Accounting for waterfowl

The proposed package includes accounting breeding success of waterfowl broods and accounting records before the start of the autumn hunting, which allow you to set and adjust the timing of summer-autumn hunting and waterfowl production standards, as well as keeping bagged game.

ACCOUNTING successful breeding

The main task — to establish the effectiveness of the breeding of selected species groups and all waterfowl, compared with previous years.

Time — the first five days of July. If required, the account can be repeated at the end of July.

The account consists of the sequential inspection of all or most of

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Beekeeping in orchards

The successful development of any agricultural enterprise depends on the correct proportions between primary and secondary industries.

Standards of proportional development of beekeeping in horticulture farms, consider the experience of the state farm named after Lenin, the Ryazan region. This bee farm is in conjunction with horticulture and animal husbandry.

It was found that economically feasible rate of bee colonies to pollinate orchards in the conventional method of using family apiary is 2-2.5 per hectare. The introduction of a new method of pollination-replacement families in flowering garden-reducing regulations twice.

Increasing the number of bee colonies per hectare garden leads to

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Ways of development of hunting Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan — a mountainous country. More than three-quarters of the hunting grounds of the republic, occupying an area of ​​about 18 million hectares. Located at an altitude of more than a thousand meters above sea level. Hence the sudden change of vegetation and climate zones — from hot deserts to eternal snows. The rugged topography defines a variety of environmental conditions, the composition of hunting and fishing fauna and originality of the hunt.

The country has two official zapovednika- Issyk-Kul and Sary-Chelek, two reserve — Kemin (for pheasant) and Naryn (by Maral), the nursery of pheasants and 66 ascribed game

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Farming for the Future


Thousands of delicate greens— from arugula to basil—fill a once vacant warehouse in a Chicago suburb. They grow without soil or sun, stacked in trays six levels high, towering 18 feet. Welcome to indoor urban farming.

These so-called vertical farms are touted as a better way to providc7r fresh, local produce in cities. “By 2050,70 per¬cent of the world population will live in metropolitan areas,» says J o l a n t a H a r d e j, CEO and founder of Farmed Here, whose Chicago greens travel less

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OUR STRENGTH-in public

I. Bobkin, deputy chairman of the Society of Serpukhov hunter

Serpukhov district by the abundance of game, of course, can not compete with the deep areas of the North and Siberia. It is situated not far from Moscow, along and across the railroad tracks is cut and highways. Serpukhov during the years of Soviet power has grown into a major industrial center, its population has increased many times over. We have no unexplored virgin forests and open spaces. Nevertheless, our hunters can not complain about the scarcity of land Serpukhov. The hunting season is almost no one comes back

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Inevitable sacrifices in the harvest?

Machine operator, who died, was 41. More than 20 times Stanislav Stepul participated in the battles for the collection, but the harvest of 2008 turned out to be his last. Farm worker "Hodorovtsy-agro" Galina knows what happened on Sunday on the field near the village Konyushany: "Assistant cleaned on the combine, and he this time was separated. Ran, wanted to climb on the move, but the foot has come off and fell under the wheels. And the assistant not beheld there cubicle in the center and on the sides did not see. " The farm 6 harvesters working without a

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Ordered to push. And plant

Now Alexander Lukashenko went on a trip in the Minsk region, where the "battle for the collection." Week reversed in Brest since Lukashenko explained to feature today’s harvest: "Until a couple of people not put — do not understand."Segodnyaschy task — to collect more than 8.5 million tons of grain. In past years, even the smallest treated plans — from 5 to 7 million tons. Last year Belarus farms were collected 6.7 million tons of grain. In the official report said today in its first week of harvesting campaign has collected two million tons of grain. Meanwhile, the Committee has

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In Russia increased the number of goats and sheep

At present, the agricultural enterprises of Russia bred 39 breeds of sheep, 14 of them — fine wool. The total number of sheep and goats on January 1, 2013 totaled 23.9 million head, or 104.4% compared to the corresponding period in 2012.

This was announced at the conference "State and prospects of development of sheep farming and the improvement of its legal regulation", the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

The conference noted that sheep farming is an integral part of the economy of our country. This meets the needs

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