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4 Important Organic Garden Supplies

4 Important Organic Garden Supplies Every gardener wants to grow big, beautiful plants. Using organic gardening techniques and principles can be difficult, so here’s a listing of 4 important organic garden supplies. Organic Fertilizers Your plants and vegetables will need fertilizers that contain vital nutrients such as nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. Instead of buying commercial…

Biofertilizers for Farming – Bio fertilizers

Biofertilizers for Farming I spend a lot of time on this site talking about biofertilizers. In this post, I’ll talk about specific information about biofertilizers for farming and some key benefits to the grower and to the plant. We’ll also discuss why many of us think that biofertilizers are the future of farming. What is…

Living Organic Fertilizer

Living Organic Fertilizer OMRI Listed and Processed with Natural Trace Minerals and Beneficial Microorganisms Living Organic Fertilizer is a innovative, OMRI listed, biologically active fertilizer manufactured by Mighty Grow. Made from poultry litter and processed with live beneficial microbes and trace minerals, this revolutionary product is an all purpose, premium fertilizer. Living Organic fertilizer is…

Soil Quality using Management Practices

Soil Quality using Management Practices Soil quality is the most important factor for long term agricultural productivity . A good soil manager will monitor the organic content of the soil, water holding capacity, and a host of other soil quality parameters that are discussed in detail in the article below.  Soil quality also relies on…

New Jersey Helps Pay for Organic Certification

New Jersey Helps Pay for Organic Certification New Jersey has decided to start paying for up to 75% of the costs to organic certification. This is a great idea and fairly simple to implement. Since New Jersey has about 75-100 certified organic producers, the overall expense will be relatively minor. It will be seen as…

Crop rotation and the role of microorganisms

Crop rotation has been used effectively  for centuries; however, this is the first article that I have seen that discusses the changes in the microorganisms in the soil as a result of the rotation. It’s probably not surprising that the organisms changed. What surprised me was that with the wheat the soil microorganisms were mostly…