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Biochar Market Size, Trends, Emerging Market Trends and Regional Outlook By 2025 — Market Research Reports

Biochar Market Biochar Market Article Here’s an article about the size of the Biochar Business Market in the United States and worldwide. This emerging market is expected to reach 3 Billion dollars by 2025. Biochar is a sustainable technology and it has applications in agriculture, farming, and with livestock. Activating Biochar Biochar works great with beneficial…

3D Soil helps to understand soil microorganisms

3D Soil helps to understand soil microorganisms Very interesting use of the new 3D technology. Essentially, the scientists at Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland are creating three dimensional soil. This allows the addition of soil microorganisms to the mix and allows the close up examination of the interaction of the microorganisms and the soil. 3D…

Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling Nutrient recycling in soil is generally performed by microorganisms. Both beneficial soil fungi and beneficial soil bacteria are the main players. Soil microbes will exist in extremely large numbers in soils as long as a carbon source exists for energy. Interestingly, in undisturbed soils fungi tend to dominate the soil…

Beneficial Soil Microbes – Plant Benefits

 Beneficial Soil Microbes Beneficial soil microbes cause a number of specific plant benefits. These benefits include; larger, healthier roots, nutrient processing, and secretion of plant growth regulating substances. This post will discuss each of these plant benefits in greater detail. Beneficial Soil Microbes Grow Larger, Healthier Roots There are a number of bacteria that help…

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…

Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria

Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria   Great review article about plant growth promoting bacteria. The link, citation, and author are below. The author believes, as I do, that in the not to distant future, plant growth promoting bacteria, PGPB, will begin to replace chemicals used in agriculture, horticulture, environmental cleanup strategies, and even in home gardening.…

What do Soil Organisms Do?

  What do Soil Organisms Do? Soil Organisms We’re all aware that our soils are teeming with life, from the microscopic (bacteria) to the macroscopic (earthworms). In this post, we’ll examine some of the common soil organisms and discuss what they do in the soil. First, the players. Here’s a list of common organisms found…

Beneficial Soil Microbes

Beneficial Soil Microbes in the News Beneficial soil microbes include everything from bacteria to fungi. These microscopic forms of life are getting a lot of attention in agriculture these days. This article sums up a feature article in this months Scientific American. The article looks at how soil microbes may revolutionize agriculture. Two other recent…

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…

Sustainable Farming Practices

Sustainable Farming Practices   Sustainable farming practices are in the news these days. This article talks about sustainable farming practices from a pragmatic point of view. The definition of sustainable farming is practical as well: “a group of practices designed to protect the earth from potential harm that growing crops and animals for food purposes…