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Higher yield means a larger crop from the same acreage. Not spending $500+ USD per acre on chemical fertilizer, means you have a higher ROI (Return on investment). Crops from healthy soil resist diseases and insects, and healthy crops from healthy soil have significantly higher nutritional value as measured by Brix levels, a measure of nutritional value in all crops. All of this makes business sense and helps the environment at the same time. How this will be possible? Through SumaGrow!What is SumaGrow???The SumaGrow product, in layman's terminology, is basically concentrated "Mother Nature" - a cocktail of 30+ carefully selected microorganisms. SumaGrow rehabilitates the soil, making the soil healthier, and is highly compatible with sustainable, organic farming.SumaGrow has demonstrated the ability to increase crop yields by 20% to 400+% while decreasing fertilizer usage from 50-100% thereby significantly increasing profits for farmers. The product also reduces water (estimated 20+%) and pesticide usage. Additional benefits for crops grown with SumaGrow are higher nutrient content, faster and earlier germination rates, earlier maturation, and better ability to withstand stresses such as wind and drought. SumaGrow's proprietary biotic product is organic, sustainable, and environmentally friendly. It has worked on all crops with which it has been used, in a variety of growing conditions.SumaGrow is broad spectrum (works on all crops), stimulative (increases yield), poly-microbial inoculants, with multiple, complementary functions. Perhaps, even more importantly, SumaGrow does not contain any genetically modified organisms (GMO), growth hormones, nor chemicals.SumaGrow is innovative for four reasons. First, it contains multiple groups of organisms (up to eight compared to competitors with no more than three) within each function. Second, the product has six functions compared to competitors with no more than two functions. Third, unlike its counterparts, SumaGrow's formulation retains viability over a long period of time at ambient temperature. Fourth, SumaGrow is concentrated at 1017, compared to its competitors at 108, 109 or 1010. A concentration at 1017 means one hundred thousand trillion colony farming units per milliliter.SumaGrow is currently patent pending, worldwide, with the patents owned by MSU.SumaGrow has been in development for over six years including extensive greenhouse testing conducted at Michigan State University (MSU), on over 200+ outdoor test plots, and with multiple commercial users operating under normal growing conditions. Independent testing performed by MSU showed a 301% increase in rice yield, 400% increase in tomato yield, 127% in soybeans, 86% in peas, 258% in okra, 234% in peanuts, and over 100% in garden beans and wonder bush beans in greenhouse testing.

If you don't think you have enough outside storage on your property, you're certainly not alone. Even a standard garage can leave much to be desired when you have not just a vehicle but an ATV, sporting goods equipment, and more than just a second car in the family. Where do you store your sports car or your snowmobile, or even your small plane? If you're like most people, you may pay for off-site storage and this can be costly, not to mention inconvenient.You may have more reasons to consider a steel arch building than you realize, and they may be easier to install than you know. Some assume that these are like an addition to your home and will require a loan to be able to afford them. The truth is that you have many options that are budget-friendly and easy to manage. If you think you need storage outside your home or commercial building, consider the following.Using PrefabPrefab is a great option for many people today, from houses to kitchen cabinets. You can purchase and install prefabricated steel buildings in your own backyard quickly and easily and for much less money than you might imagine. With prefabricated buildings, you'll need to do only some minor assembly work and your building is done. The major construction is finished before the product ever arrives at your doorstep, which means that if you can assemble a simple cabinet, you can assemble pre fabricated steel buildings.Don't assume you're getting poor quality materials and choices when you choose prefab. Most of these are of the same quality and made with the same materials as any other outer building you would buy from a manufacturer. They are made of the thickest grade stainless steel and are built to last. This means you can store anything in your outbuilding safely and securely.Knowing Your NeedsWhile a steel arch building on your property may not necessarily increase its value, in many ways it can become like an extension of your home or property. Imagine having your own workroom outside where you can enjoy your hobbies or take on extra work for an extra income, such as carpentry or auto repair. With steel arched buildings outside the home and away from the garage, you won't disturb the family or your automobiles and other possessions.Because steel arched buildings come in a wide variety of sizes and styles, you may have more use for them than you imagined. If you raise animals or livestock of any kind, they can be protected from the elements inside. You can store farming equipment or lawn care and gardening equipment inside, as well as sporting goods or that four-wheeler your family loves. Once you start to shop and see your options for an outbuilding, you may be surprised at how useful they would be on your property. Considering how affordable they are, there's no reason to go without one.

LagochilusInebrians has many productive properties. It resembles to the mint family. LagochilusInebrians has been used by the natives of Tajikistan, Turkamanistan, Uzbekistan and Tartar since ages. The name LagochilusInebrians somehow shows and refers to its traditional values of these tribes man. As LagochilusInebrians being a herb, is mainly taken as tea traditionally. Its tea is usually sweetened with honey or sugar adding more taste to it. In addition to it, LagochilusInebrians has also been consumed with alcohol.When consumed with alcohol, it becomes sharper. Hence it becomes more effective when consumed with alcohol as compared to water. But along with consumption only, the effectiveness also depends upon the method of preparation and the amount of LagochilusInebrians the ideal dosage range should be between 5 to 30mg. the plant of LagochilusInebrians is quite effective and impressive for the natives of the profound areas. Not only the herb itself, but the closely related present compounds of lagochilin-3-acetate and lagochilin-tetraacetate in the plant might have a say for the overall special effects.One of the other specialties of this herb is that it also consists of hypertensive properties that lower down the blood pressure when taken in. The large amount frequently accounted special effects embrace leisure, jubilation, and delicate perceptual changes. Here we would aware you to take out same safety precautions when looking for the herb of LagochilusInebrians on online and offline stores, always be aware of the fraud rants who are trying to introduce cheap quality products and herbs to the local market. Hence the ordinary man cannot find a different between the real and scam. is the most authenticable store in this regard where your purchasing is absolutely safe and you will be in safe hands.We strictly recommend you to take out a thorough research on your own before making any purchase. is the only authentic online herb supplier that is highly recommended by most of our customers. If researched, you will find that in 2010, the owner of a similar herbal store had been arrested by American government charged by running a herbal store with cheap quality herbs and medicines and jeopardizing human life. No doubt the cheap quality herbs have been assorted with impurities, and thus these impurities got harmful for humans. Though on the flip side, has earned a good name in the market and among its clients. Most of the online stores are fake, in fact if examine then one can find some major counterfeit store who have been in detention by US government on the charge of selling poor quality herbs and remedy and put at risk precious existence of their customers. is in the same field for quite a long time and have recognized well own to take think about of the clients and consent to them to enjoy the benefits of the best quality herbs. is one of a kind and well trusted by the customers

Farmers have considerable investments of time and money invested in their farm operation. Many small farmers work all the hours that they can and generally involve their partner/spouse and children in the operation of their farming venture.But a failure to put up the best fencing for their farm can have disastrous consequences insofar as they run the risk of1. Losing livestock or hens to predators2. Having to constantly repair, mend and maintain their existing fencing.Types of FencesHere are 4 types of fences that are commonly used and which have specific purposes that you should consider to safeguard your investment and livelihood.1. Post and Rail FencingPost and rail fencing is very common and a popular choice and will generally comprise a timber post and rail fence with 3 horizontal rails. Generally the timber will be pressure treated and if you are near a busy road you may consider concrete post and rails fencing to ensure that cattle or horses do not break out and cause accidents with motorists with disastrous insurance consequences for you.2. Barbed Wire FencingThis type of fence is illegal in some districts but is incredibly effective but not ideal for all situations as it can be difficult to work with and cause injury to animals, particularly new born foals or calves.3. Electric Net FenceElectric net fencing is very useful to smart pasture management and can be moved around easily as the occasion warrants it; very useful for fencing cattle, goats, poultry and sheep. Electric net fencing has the advantages of being easy enough to set up and will keep out raccoons, deer and other predators. It is also very versatile and portable.However you will need to maintain it as it tends to sag and falling tree branches can cause it to fail and you will need to monitor the energizer and ground rods.4. Woven Wire FencingWoven wire fencing is a popular choice among small farmers; it is easy to set up and unlike electric fencing does not require a power source.

Density Matters

March 13, 2022 | agriculture, land | No Comments

Although this is not an article, it is extremely helpful in clearly explaining terms such as bulk density. According to, The Cooperative Soil Survey??"the combined influence of soil texture and structure may best be described by the term??"soil bulk density". Soils are composed of solids (minerals and organic matter), and pores which hold air and water. The bulk density of a soil sample of known volume is the mass (or weight) of that sample divided by the bulk volume". ??Because I do not have a lot of time to pour over tech manuals or become engrossed in horticultural terminology, its easier receive clear, straight forward explanation of various technical terms such as bulk density if those terms are stripped to their basic rudiments.The article was also able to clearly explain why this is extremely important. In fact due to its explanation of bulk density, it wasn't until cleaning up the garbage around my building's bottle brush tree and pouring marble aggregates over it to prevent debris from being tossed into it that I was able to vividly see how macro/micro-pores are essential to water infiltration and why. This was due to witnessing unwanted debris fail to be able to fit through the pores of the marble aggregates; while water from my building's water hose was quite capable of doing so.To further illustrate this point the fact that my Lysol which I did not want to enter into the same soil as it was filled with Styrofoam particles could now be compared to a colloid possessing various particles such as micro-nutrients. If the marble aggregates, which I compared to sand,?? where clay, it would possibly lack macro pores and prevent certain micro-nutrients and water from passing through and reaching the plant's root hairs; thus it is better if a soil is composed of 50%?? organic matter and 50% micro-nutrients/minerals which allow it to be composed equally of?? air and water. In soils possessing a heavy bulk density these percentages are extremely limited due to such soils possessing the micro/macro-pores possessed by soils that have lighter soil bulk densities.This is exactly what "The Cooperative Soil Survey" site does in its explanation of technical terms such as bulk density. Because it's a tutorial, it enables me to review material without relying strictly upon notes, or reading passages over and over again in order to understand the material that is being presented in class.?? Cooperative Soil Survey??is a Cares Website dedicated to??continuing??developing science-based soil system information, customized to meet user needs for natural resource management". The site enables individuals that may be struggling with understanding Horticultural?? terminology and concepts a chance to study these things in-depth; while having time to arrive at their own personal understanding of them without slowing down formal classroom instruction which may decrease an instructors ability to keep the class moving forward. The strength of this site is that it is a reliable site that can be easily reached through the internet, yet is hosted by Mizzou, University of Missouri's division of Applied Social Sciences and can be reached by phone Tel: 573.882.7458/Fax 573.884.2199. Based upon this information the site can be credited as a reliable horticultural information site.In terms of this site possessing weak points, its single weak point would be that its only available on the Internet; thus for those lacking either computer access or basic computer skills the site is not easily reached. What impressed me most about the site is that you are also able to ask questions and be immediately referred to information dealing with it that is clear and easy to understand.

Agriculture Industry In India

January 5, 2022 | agriculture | No Comments

Agriculture in India has a long history. Since more than 10,000 years majority of Indians are dependent on the industry. As agriculture is counted the main business of most of the people, it plays a significant role in the overall socio economic development of the country. According to the Annual Report 2009-2010 of the Ministry of Agriculture the total geographical area of India is 328.7 million hectares of which 140.3 million hectares is net sown area, while 193.7 million hectares is the gross cropped area.Among world nations, India is the largest producer of fresh fruits. It mainly produces Sesame seeds, fennel, badian, jute, cashew nuts, pulses, ginger turmeric, mangoes, chillies and peppers. India holds the second largest population of cattle. It has around 281 million cattle.It holds the second position in producing cashew, cabbage, cotton seed, fresh vegetables, garlic, cardamom, onions, wheat, rice sugarcane, tomatoes, coconut, ground nut, tea, green peas, cauliflower, potato and inland fish.The Indian Agriculture Research Institute (INRI) was established in 1905. INRI was responsible for the research leading the Indian Green Revolution of the 1970s. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is the apex body in agriculture and related fields. They have to look after all researches and education of the related field. The union minister of Agriculture is the president of ICAR. The Indian Agriculture Statistics Research Institute looks after and develops new techniques, and they design the experiments, analyses data in agriculture and they develop the strategies to get maximum from animal and plant breed. However, Government of India has set up Farmers Commission to completely evaluate the agriculture program but still farmers are facing some problems.According to World Bank: Indian Branch the allocation of water is insufficient and unsustainable. The irrigation infrastructure is deteriorating. At some places the overuse of water is currently being covered by pumping facility but as these are falling by foot of underground water each year, this is a limited resource. Secondary, farmers in India are mostly illiterate, socially economically backward or incapable of developing new ideas. They are inadequate or inefficient to implement fast and progressive actions. Farmers are facing the problems of finance and lack of marketing services for farm produce. Still as agriculture being the Indian business, future of agriculture in India is bright.Government is taking active interest in agriculture and it is giving the highest priority to it. The Tenth Plan allocation was comparatively lower than 11th Plan. The 11th Plan is considerably higher over the 10th plan. An amount of US$19 billion has been allocated for the Ministry of Agriculture during the Eleventh Five Year Plan. Agriculture is one of the strongholds of the Indian economy and accounts for 14.6 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009-2010, and provisional percent of the total export is 10.23 percent. Moreover, the agriculture sector, provides employment of 52 to 55 percent of the work force.As per the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) farm output will grow by 10 percent to 114 million ton (MT) in the Kharif season, while in winter season (Rabbi Season) is expected to increase 2 percent that will be around 116.6 MT. According to Agricultural and processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) India's exports of fruits, vegetables, cereals and processed food products was worth US$ 1.14billion during April May 2010-11. Middle East, Asia, Africa, and South America are developing countries in which 70 percent of the India's agriculture and processed food is being exported.This data makes it absolutely clear that Indian Economy is largely governed by the Industry, which is still largely dependent on the uncertainties of rainfall and other natural forces. We have a social responsibility to support the agricultural industry in every possible manner.URL :

Explant Fertilization in Flowers

December 23, 2021 | agriculture, land, nature | No Comments

In the plants , and those algae that share with the first having alternation of generations heterophasic, called sporophyte phase to diploid multicellular, which produces by meiosis spores haploid (meiosporas), whose development derived haploid individuals called gametophytes .A sporophyte develops by cell proliferation (mitosis) from a zygote formed by fertilization , ie, the fusion of two gametes or sex cells haploid, arising in specialized organs called gametangia which develop on the gametophyte .The explant or explant is a living tissue removed from his own body and transferred to an artificial medium for growth . In the particular case of plant biotechnology , the explant is a small fragment of a plant that is cleaved and is prepared Aseptic for cultivation in a nutrient medium and which, therefore, functions as a generator of new plants through tissue culture in vitro .The fertilization or fertilization , also called syngamy , is the process by which two gametes fuse to create a new individual with a genome derived from both parents. The two main purposes of fertilization is the combination of genes derived from both parents and the generation of a new individual ( reproduction).In the case of seed plants , one must differentiate the phenomenon of fertilization itself (intimate union of two sex cells to their respective hubs confused and, to a greater or lesser degree, their cytoplasm), a biological process that precedes : the pollination , in which the grains of pollen , developed in librariescontaining each anther of a stamen (male reproductive sheet) are transported by wind or insects to the stigmas, where they germinate issuing a pollen tube that grows toward the ovary. In this case it is not gametes but spores , since each pollen grain contains two gametes or male reproductive cells, which are transported to a carpel (female reproductive sheet) of another flower (pollination) or the same flower.ProcessFertilization details are as diverse as the species, but there are four events that are constant in all of them:1. The first contact and recognition between egg and sperm , which in most cases is of great importance to ensure that the gametes are of the same species.2. Regulation of the interaction between sperm and the female gamete. Only a male gamete to fertilize a female gamete. This can be achieved by allowing only one sperm enters the egg, thus preventing the entry of others.3. The fusion of genetic material from both gametes4. The formation of the zygote and the beginning of its developmentAccording to the similarities and differences between the gametes? Isogamica fertilization: union of two gametes identical in size and structure, occurs only in some groups, such as protozoa .? Anisogamica Fertilization: Union of two different gametes, both in size and structure, one male and one female. Occur in most groups.? Ovogamica fertilization: gametes very different: the female is large and immobile and provides all the nutritional reserves to the zygote, while the male is small and mobile.

In order to growing mushrooms well it is good to follow the important instructions provided in the mushroom kits. If you have not purchased the kit to access the instructions, you can visit different people who have had an experience in mushrooms growing so that you can understand the dos and don'ts involved in the exercise for the best results. Here are important rules to observe; RESEARCH ON THE RIGHT MUSHROOM TO GROW Growing mushrooms is an easy procedure but it can be challenging if you do not have enough information. When you are choosing the right types to grow you need to research online for the right information about it. This aids you in making the right decision regarding the right mushroom for you to grow. The information you get helps you to know the right temperature, humidity and moisture content required to grow that particular seed. An online research exposes you to the different species available that you can grow. DO NOT ASSUME THE PROCESS IS SAME FOR ALL THE MUSHROOMS There are of different types hence each has its own process. To growing mushrooms, you need to know the requirement for that particular type of mushrooms. Using a process for one type to grow another type of mushroom can lead to failure. If you decide to grow a wood eating type of mushroom, you should ensure that you have the medium as wood such as a log stuffed with sawdust. In addition, take note of the conditions required for the type of mushrooms. For example if you are growing the Enoki, you need to place the medium in a cool place compared to other types. This favors the growth of the mushrooms you are dealing with. In case you plan to blend different types then you need to ensure that they require the same substrate, temperature, humidity and moisture contents. OBSERVE THE SANITATION PROCEDURE In order to growing mushrooms, you need to observe the right sanitation procedures. This is a very sensitive procedure as it determines whether it will grow well or not. The sanitation procedures involve the sterilization and pasteurization of the substrate and the items used for the growth of the mushrooms. Hand washing while sowing it is very important in this procedure. This procedure is important in ensuring that the substrates and the items used in the growing of the mushrooms are free from harmful micro organisms that can harm the it. PREPARE ADEQUATE SPACE To growing mushrooms requires preparation especially of space. When planning to grow mushrooms for commercial use it is important to consider the availability of space. You can decide to grow the mushrooms that can thrive well in an open field as you can have the space available for mushroom growth. However, if you have a basement room it is ideal for the growth of mushrooms in large quantities. Ensure that you have a room that is well ventilated but dark without direct contact with the natural light.

Good paddock maintenance requires a little careful planning so that things that need to be done in the course of the year can be scheduled.Spring MaintenanceSpring is a good time of year to carry out a soil analysis. Soil fertility affects grass growth and this can check how healthy your soil is. Recommendations can be made to correct anything.Harrowing in the spring - or the autumn - removes old grass (dead thatch) from your pasture and allows light and air into the pasture to develop new growth. It is often accompanied by rolling, which can both level and improve growth.Topping (cutting or mowing) will help give a good durable grass sward. This is in itself the most effective barrier to weeds.Fertilising, especially after topping can also be carried out at this time of year.Summer MaintenanceIn the summer, a paddock may require further topping and fertilising again, if required.Over-seeding can both repair grass and introduce more suitable grass mixes into a paddock. Good expertise and local knowledge (leading on from soil analysis) is important in choosing the seed.Summer is also a good time to aerate the soil, especially if the grass and underlying soil has become compacted by either machinery or animals. This can not only help with improving the grass, but will also help with surface drainage issues.Autumn ManagementAutumn is a time for topping, aerating, weed control and over-seeding as well.In addition, autumn is the time of year for an application of lime - although little and often throughout the year can often prove to be the best. The soil analysis will determine whether this is an appropriate treatment.Autumn is also a good time to start hedge trimming. There will be no effect on any nesting birds and the summer's growth can be cut back, leaving a tidy clean hedge. This in turn encourages growth and helps keep a hedge stockproof.Winter ManagementWinter can also be a good time for any hedge-trimming which has not been carried out in the autumn. It is at this time of year that any hedges which need to be laid in the traditional way are tackled. At first laid hedges look bare, but they soon green up the next spring.This is a good time of year to carry out any ditching work, check on fences and plan the year ahead for the next cycle of pasture management.Each stage in the process does not take long, but it is worth planning well to keep an attractive green sward of grass.

Tree Farming

July 8, 2021 | agriculture, nature | No Comments

What is a tree farm, ever heard of such a thing? Well you can stop thinking Christmas scenes, and snow-men because I am not talking about Christmas trees. Although a tree farm may indeed have Christmas trees, in fact it can have any type of forestry - including all those evergreens that are used around Christmas-time. The main principal behind a tree farm is the protection of the woodland from weather, disasters, and negative forest management and practices. These farms are owned privately by any individual who wants to be committed and to being environmentally responsible. Guidelines for managing this type of farm are provided by the American Forestry Foundation, and the program itself was developed in the 1940's and has been running since. Some of the requirements are that a certified tree farm must be of a certain size, i.e. between 10 and 10,000 acres. This size refers to the amount of land that is actually given over to forest. The owner has to agree a plan for the management of the forest land which has to be currently utilized for forest products which may include timber. As well as that the owner must guard the forest against threats such as fires, diseases, and insects. There are other requirements but those are the main ones. Best practice and conservation methods can be obtained through the American Forestry Foundation and they can also give good information with regard to harvesting, protecting, and maintaining your forest land. A magazine, which comes as a benefit of being a tree farmer, also provides valuable up to date information on managing your farm. There are lots of benefits to becoming a certified tree farmer; some of these are: A special certificate A sign designating your land as a certified tree farm A subscription to the tree farmer magazine. Tree farmers are sometimes recognized for their help in protecting the environment and some can even gain increased profits on their forest products. In addition to these rewards which are provided by the American Forestry Foundation, there are natural benefits as well. Maintaining your woodlands under the guidelines of the American Forestry Foundation can help with watershed, the quality of the water on your land, and help provide a safe environment for the creatures that live on your land. Protecting your forest can also provide a number of recreational benefits as well. However the main benefit to be had is just the fact that you will feel great about what you are doing. The process of becoming a certified tree farmer involves having your woodlands inspected, this inspection does not involve any fee payment. In fact, the volunteer inspector can help and advise you on your management plan and answer any questions you may have about the process. If you are interested in becoming a certified tree farmer then you should first of all contact your local forestry service or the American Forestry Foundation. It should be remembered that tree farms are not beneficial just to the owner of the tree farm, in fact, this program is beneficial to all Americans. Looking after nature should be a common goal and we all need to play our part where we can. The American Forestry Foundation is giving individuals who have the right type of land the power to do their part through their program. You can support the foundation or learn more information about the foundation online.