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Trailblazing research and promotion program would be another historic step for organic WASHINGTON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic
PREMIER® BIOMAX(TM) ULTRA Composted Manures Celebrates International Compost Awareness Week Alongside the Canadian Compost Council of Canada Providing certified quality compost
Alteya's USDA Organic Face Serum, based on the Bulgarian Rose Otto, is recognized for its purity, effectiveness, and sustainably-grown functional organic ingredients. Chicago,
Organic farmers' council confronts supply challenges with creative solutions WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For forty years, Tilth Producers of Washington has
SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Wholesome!(TM) celebrates 14 years of sustainable,
NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate Earth Day than offering free training in sustainable growing techniques? That's what Recirculating Farms Coalition
NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.
New online tool bridges organic products buyers and suppliers Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 The organic industry has grown at a phenomenal
GUELPH, Ontario, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stockton Group [http://www.stockton-ag.com ], a leader in plant extract-based crop protection innovation, announced
Public Invited to Join Sustainability Education Bicycle Tour La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of
A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...
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...
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,...
Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....