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Should Water be Agricultures’s Biggest Crop?

Farming for the Future By Ronald G Doetch, Solutions in the Land The hydrological cycle is one of the most important but poorly understood Earth System processes. It involves the journey of water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere,

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Microbes and your Compost: growing soil, not crops

Compost

Adding a microbial solution, such as Terreplenish, can help improve the nutrient-levels of compost soil, as well as improve plant productivity.Sources: http://www.gardeningwithmicrobes.com/sustainable.shtml

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Organic Berries

You’ll love what Terreplenish® does for soil life… Increasing soil life, increases plant health, decreases disease, increases fruit sets and raises brix. #organic #berries # pesticides

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Controlling fungal pathogens in greenhouse crops

With more and more entrepreneurs entering the commercial cannabis production industry due to increased legalization of both medicinal and recreational usage of marijuana, problems with fungal diseases such as powdery mildew continue to be prevalent among many growing operations. This

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Powdery Mildew Prevention Strategies

Powdery mildew (PM) is an umbrella term for a variety of fungal disorders that are commonly found in both field and greenhouse grown crops. Although growers have more control over plants grown in greenhouse environments than they do over their

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What are microbes and how important are they to improving your crop yield?

Understanding the importance of soil microbes is the first step towards improving soil health, increasing nutrient levels, and creating a thriving plant ecosystem.Sources: http://www.agriculturesolutions.ca/topics-and-ideas/the-role-of-soil-microbes http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/33703/title/Fighting-Microbes-with-Microbes/

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Strategies for Building Healthy Soils

Many people believe that creating and maintaining healthy soils involves regular applications of nitrogen-based fertilizer products. While it’s true that plants require nitrogen in order to thrive, synthetic fertilizers are ultimately counterproductive because they do long term damage to soils.

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37 millions bees found dead

37 millions bees found dead in Ontario, Canada after planting large GMO corn field treated with neonicotinoid class of pesticides (GMOs are indirectly causing the colony collapse, since 94% of GMO corn are treated with neonicotinoids) Millions of bees dropped

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Increase Crop Yields By Building Soil

Commercial growers often make the mistake of believing that synthetic fertilizers are necessary in order to attain maximum crop yield. However, these types of fertilizers actually weaken soils by leaving them full of excess salts and chemical residue. Synthetic fertilizers,

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Pot growers sued over pesticide use

A pair of marijuana users in Colorado — one of them a medical-card holder with a brain tumor — have sued the state’s largest pot grower for allegedly using a potentially dangerous pesticide on the pot they later purchased. The

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