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Secrets to Farming and growing food

Organic Farming Can Gain More Profit?

Organic farmers employ lots of techniques to improve their soil. They use compost and manure, rotate their crops and grow many kinds of plants. They do use pesticides, but only certain ones (mostly non-synthetic, with a few approved synthetics), and often only when other pest-control methods fail.

 

But plenty of conventional farmers do a lot of those things, too. When you pony up the extra money to buy organic produce, are you supporting environmental benefits?

 

We don’t have data about soil health or environmental pollution (in the form of soil erosion, nutrient runoff or greenhouse gases) that allows us to comprehensively assess all organic and conventional acreage and say whether one type or the other is doing better, but scientists all over the country are working on comparisons, so we do have something to go on.

 

Go on that, and you find that, yes, organic agriculture — which for purposes of this discussion means farming certified as adhering to rigorous standards defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture — has some important environmental benefits.

 

Three important materials in organic farming:

*Wood Chips
Get local resources for a minimal cost like wood chips that normally dumped after. A well decomposed wood chips would create a good fungal rich compost and a good source of carbon.

*Chicken Manure
Composted chicken manure is a good nitrogen source

*Rock Dust
You can add rock dust to the soil equals fertile soil for a higher yields and less disease
By combining all these three materials in a compost and it’s done spreads it on yields to add fertility.

 

For the full details watch this video.

Source: Learn Organic Gardening at GrowingYourGreens

 

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Would You Like to Have a Vineyard?

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The grape vine is a member of a large family of climbing plants, Vitaceae family. Are you interested of having your own vineyard?  Before you begin, you there are things to consider, such as grape varieties, soil, climate, and more.

Check out this video to learn what you need to know to a viticulturist. 

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Introducing FarmBot Genesis. Using Technology To Grow Food The Way You Want It.

Today’s technology: old-fashion way of farming versus high technology FarmBot Genesis.

Are you a conventional type of person who would use the traditional way of farming or would you try something new, like a robot?

A long time a ago, in the history of mankind, ancient people were hunters, gatherers, and fishers. The knowledge of farming these days is becoming more advanced in terms of technology but there are big issues, such as GMO.  The consumer is becoming wiser to the hazards of eating GMO foods and has started buying organic products or started growing their own food.

Introducing Farmbot Genesis. The first open-source CNC farming machine.  This farming machine uses the same method in farming growing food for you just the way you want to be it grown. It can grow a wide variety of crops in automated way.

Before you start growing your food the old fashioned way, watch this video.  You’ll be glad you did!

 

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Can You Stay Living In A Micro-Homesteading?

You will be surprise by this, a woman who lived in a microhome? The house can easily move from one place to another.

This lady was satified to have her microhome plain and simple but you’ll be surprise what’s inside!

Would you believe she used live in a 2000-square-foot, 3-bedroom home? She’s Dee Williams from WA.

A 84-square-foot foot home on wheels that cost her $10,000: $5000 for the materials (mostly salvaged) and the other half for the solar panels and low-E (low thermals emissivity) windows.

 

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Did You Ever To Wish To Build An Aquaponics Garden For Only $75?

Building an aquaponics garden, it doesn’t require you to build big or must spend high amount of money.

I think it requires your time, your dedication and most especially your passion of doing it and that’s it!

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Thousands of yeas ago, in ancient civilization used this method, during that time it’s all natural. No chemicals added, all healthier, green living civilization.

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Aquaponics system gives us an inspiration or encouragement to have a healthy living, recycling, composting, eating better and more healthy.

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The 3 things over conventional farming than aquaponics provides:
1.Sustainability – aquaponics must cherish the eco system.
2.Yield – double the productivity.
3.Water Conservation – it uses less amount of water.

 

 


 

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GENERIC AMAZON:

How To Manage Nutrients In Aquaponics System?

Are you ready to take down notes? Here’s another lesson: “Plant Nutrients in Aquaponics”, I’ll assure you’ll never regret learning new things.

Few people understands what plant nutrients are? Why plants need certain nutrients?

Beginners doesn’t know how to recognize the nutrients aren’t there or when they are deficient or doesn’t know how to get them into their soil and into their aquaponics system to supplement them to their plants.

Here’s how to plant nutrients by watching this video.

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Hydroponics In Living Off Grid?

So, you are now living off grid, then something came on to your mind. You are interested of having a hydroponics system but the question is would it be possible?

You are living off grid with definitely no source of electricity but using solar energy is possible. How can you grow leafy vegetables in a hydropnics setup without electricity?

 

Have you heard about Kratky method? Thanks to Dr. Bernard Kratky, he’s responsible for making possible of growing plants on a non-circulating hydroponics method. See the illustration below.

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Are you ready to set up your own hydroponics Kratky method? Always remember that you need to be consistent in what your are trying to grow. Do you have seeds, leca stones, liquid fertilizer, bucket or container, or seed pot kit?

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