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Amazing work by our friends and partners DavaoPonics in the Philippines!! “The effect of just small amount (40ml) of “The Juice” by Grow Switch on rice, have had dramatically lessen the use of synthetic NPKs up to almost 80%, and the needs/use of harmful chemical pesticides to 0%, and tillering increase up to 6 folds (from …Read More
Midwestern farm fertilizer runnoff is expected to create a massive algae bloom and a biological desert to follow it. TOM PHILPOTT JUN. 17, 2016 6:00 AM The Gulf of Mexico teems with biodiversity and contains some of the globe’s most productive fisheries. Yet starting in the early 1970s, large swaths of the Gulf began to …Read More
The official results are in. Full On is clearly the winner in field trials on Bok Choy performed by the Philippine Ag Dept (BAFS). Our thanks to BAFS and DavaoPonics!! Click here for a PDF of the official report. FULL ON_terminal report How much Full On do you think was used to complete these field trials? Enter …Read More
Full On has been undergoing organic product registration in the Philippines. Registration requires actual field trials to be conducted with the countries Ag departments (BAFS). The Full On trial with Bok Choy has just finished and we’re waiting for all the data to be completed. Test conducted at Tres de Mayo Farm, Digos City. T1: Control , T2: …Read More
by Stephanie Ogburn, Few people spare a thought for nitrogen. But with every bite we take of an apple, a chicken leg, a leaf of spinach–we are consuming nitrogen. Plants, including food crops, cant thrive without a ready supply of available nitrogen in the soil. The amount of food a farmer could grow was once …Read More
—By Tom Philpott I recently wrote a piece about growing interest in California farmland by massive investment funds. But almonds and other tree nuts, the main focus of my article, aren’t the only commodities drawing interest from the smart-money crowd. From what I can tell, a successful California farmland investment require these two conditions: 1) …Read More
By Brian Lee TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF, WORCESTER —Missouri rotational grazier and carbon sequestration advocate Greg Judy told more than 1,000 conference-goers to treat animals right, and heal the soil. The mix will result in good food for humans, said Mr. Judy, the keynote speaker of the 28th annual winter conference of the Northeast Organic …Read More
by Robert Ferris | @RobertoFerris, When it comes to groceries, “organic” and “sustainable” usually mean “expensive.” But the supposed productivity gaps between organic and conventional farming may be a lot smaller than thought—and organic farming may be especially competitive during droughts like the one currently crushing California’s massive agricultural sector. A new analysis of more than 100 …Read More