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harvesting

[′här·və·stiŋ]
(agriculture)
The gathering of mature field crops.

harvesting

Reducing the amount of runoff water before it can cause flooding. See also: Water management systems
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However, as my first crop was but small, I had no great difficulty to cut it down; in short, I reaped it in my way, for I cut nothing off but the ears, and carried it away in a great basket which I had made, and so rubbed it out with my hands; and at the end of all my harvesting, I found that out of my half-peck of seed I had near two bushels of rice, and about two bushels and a half of barley; that is to say, by my guess, for I had no measure at that time.
Pink Sheets:AXTG) announced today that their product, the Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting (DDH) Ballast meets the criteria for Federal Energy Policy Act 1331 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 that went in to effect January 1, 2006.
In that speech, Scott, senior vice president for Westvaco Corporation, ranged over a broad menu of topics of vital interest to the people who harvest and process wood, and he urged the industry to develop a wider range of approaches to timber harvesting and forest management.
PK) today announced the successful completion of its first-ever rice straw harvesting operation in Colusa County, California.
Public education is clearly needed as Cass and other counties in northern Minnesota face the challenge of harvesting an overabundance of mature and overmature aspen.
com), today announced the launch of a new tax harvesting capability designed to help clients establish a higher level of control over their portfolios.
But no matter what it tries - and that includes everything from free advice and harvesting services to tax holidays for those joining a government Woodlot Improvement Plan-most woodlot owners refuse to clearcut their private forests for personal gain, or even to harvest their older timber at the accelerated rate the government favors.
Pall was able to translate its material science expertise on the interactions between media and cells based on our long-standing leadership in blood filtration to develop this new approach to cell harvesting.
Collins began by hiring a crew of foresters who believed that by selecting single trees from the mixed conifer stands, timber harvesting could continue indefinitely.
Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest claimants' litigation firms, together with co-counsel Rubenstein & Rynecki, today announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit against several human tissue processing firms and New York funeral homes on behalf of the victims of an alleged body harvesting scheme.
On Sunday, July 31, Hitachi will organize a harvest that's expected to include more than 150 Hitachi employees and volunteers from Village Harvest, a nonprofit suburban harvesting cooperative in Santa Clara Valley.
Harvesting by California's forestry industry increased by 2.