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2013-09-05 23:03:22

MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the humic acid (CAS 1415-93-6) market worked out by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the humic acid (CAS 1415-93-6) market worked out by BAC Reports is now available in its catalogue. The newly published report “HUMIC ACID (CAS 1415-93-6) Market Research Report 2013” is an unbiased source of comprehensive insights...

2013-08-28 16:21:25

DUBLIN, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/864r47/fulvic_acid_cas) has announced the addition of the "Fulvic Acid (CAS 479-66-3) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/864r47/fulvic_acid_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Fulvic Acid (CAS 479-66-3) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on...

2013-07-12 12:21:35

ReportsnReports.com offers a new market research report titled "Biostimulants Market by Active Ingredients (Humic Acid, Fulvic Acid, Amino Acid, Seaweed Extracts), Applications (Foliar, Soil & Seed), Crop Types (Row Crops, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf & Ornamental) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018". DALLAS, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global biostimulants market needs to be high on innovation to help achieve agricultural sustainability. With an aim to offer an...

2013-07-10 12:22:09

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in soil, plant, stool and other challenging microbial nucleic acid purification, recently launched the NoviPure(TM) Soil Protein Extraction Kit, for extraction of pure protein from all soil types. It is the first commercially available kit designed for extraction of extracellular and intracellular microbial protein from a wide range of soil types without co-extraction of interfering compounds such as...

2013-06-12 23:20:04

News from Sharon Kleyne on Summer Gardens, Soil Moisture and Organic Content Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne recently reported on the best strategy to improve the quality and yield of summer gardens while greatly reducing the need for watering to increase soil moisture. According to Kleyne, gardeners and farmers have known about composting and mulching for thousands of years but only recently have the full range of benefits been discovered. As Founder of...

2013-05-29 12:20:59

-- New York's Hometown Airline(TM) partners with Air Ventures and Royal Waste Services to turn food scraps into fertilizer for local farms -- NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline(TM), today announced a partnership with Air Ventures and Royal Waste Services to compost leftovers from select restaurants in Terminal 5 (T5) at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Air Ventures, the franchisee that owns and operates...

2013-05-29 08:24:08

PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenDrop Recycling and Composting Stations, from Pacific Cascade Corporation, are now helping Elephants Delicatessen to further reduce landfill contributions while increasing public awareness. Elephants understands how small efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle can make a significant impact, benefiting community and the environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/PH21721) Elephants has been a leader in sustainable...

2013-05-17 23:01:52

Temperature extremes, flooding and drought can wreak havoc on landscapes. Melinda Myers provides strategies to repair and prepare landscapes for whatever mother nature has in store this season. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Spring floods, summer droughts and temperature extremes take their toll on gardens and the gardeners who tend them. Help gardens recover from the crazy temperature and moisture extremes that seem to occur each year. Myers suggests the following steps to revive...

2013-05-09 12:23:15

Composting Can Help Reduce Landfill Waste and Create Soil Supplement RACINE, Wis., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ziploc® Brand Compostable Bags are the latest offering from SC Johnson, providing compostable storage solutions that help reduce landfill waste for people looking to make green choices without sacrificing food freshness or convenience. Ziploc® Brand Compostable Bags, available exclusively online at SCJGreenChoices.com, are designed for use in commercial...

2013-04-30 23:02:52

NewsWatch, a national television show, recently reported on the environmental and economic benefits of composting. As part of the segment, NewsWatch featured the Toter Composter by WASTEQUIP as its recommended consumer composter. (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 NewsWatch, a national television show, recently reported on the environmental and economic benefits of composting. As part of the segment, NewsWatch featured the Toter Composter as its recommended consumer composter. As spring continues and...


Latest composting Reference Libraries

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

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