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TeraGanix Partner, Western Blend, Receives Ag1000™ Organic Listing With the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Western
GIA announces the release of a trend report on Biofertilizers.
CR also fights to end the use of antibiotics on all organic fruits and vegetables; Survey shows that 9 out of 10 don't believe their use should be allowed SAN ANTONIO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Easy DIY Aquaponics is a new brand method created by Andrew Endre that claims to help people grow organic produce at home by using fish waste as the natural fertilizer.
As Earth Day approaches, Harvey’s Market, DC’s healthy butcher shop, discusses the importance of eating sustainably. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth
Volunteer agriculturalists help Congolese farmers replace harmful pesticides and techniques with organic gardening methods and natural insecticides. Garden Valley,
Leading natural fertilizer and plant food brand provides consumers with chemical-free alternatives for their lawn care and gardening needs. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/
PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
The Nation’s Original Organic Juice Company Continues Its Commitment to Pure, Quality Taste Without Additives Clermont, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Uncle
640 Farmers Receive Recognition at Farmer-Owned Cooperative’s Annual Meeting La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Organic Valley, America’s largest
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....