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10/17/2018 / By Edsel Cook

During a multi-year study, Spanish researchers investigated the efficacy of substituting cow manure for chemical fertilizers in maize crop that was

10/17/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Did you know that worms can help boost your vegetable garden yield? This is possible if you use worm castings, nature’s

10/17/2018 / By Edsel Cook

There is an irony about a tropical fruit providing a natural means of killing a fruit fly. Brazilian researchers  investigated

10/17/2018 / By Edsel Cook

American researchers tackled the means by which the spread of the pathogenic soil fungus Verticillium dahliae could be managed through

10/16/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Soil salinity is a growing concern because of its impact on agriculture and, consequently, food production. Researchers, in a study

10/16/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Bacterial soft rot is one of the most common and most destructive plant diseases – caused by particular species of

10/15/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Homesteaders know that their work doesn’t end just because winter is around the corner. If you’ve worked hard to cultivate

10/13/2018 / By David Williams

The benefits of using cover crops and compost in growing all sorts of plants have been known for a long

10/13/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Broccoli is a delicious superfood that offers a lot of health benefits. If you want to plant this cruciferous vegetable

10/12/2018 / By Jhoanna Robinson

While it is true that owning a farm may increase your chances of surviving an end-of-the-world scenario, the farm still

10/11/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Although used prevalently in both large conventional and organic farms, modern manure spreaders offer unremarkable outcomes in terms of distribution

10/11/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Compost tea — compost steeped in water — has been used as an amendment for biochar, charcoal that’s used in

10/10/2018 / By Zoey Sky

Aside from warmer weather and blooming flowers, spring is also accompanied by the growth of weeds that may take over

10/10/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Bidens pilosa, also known as blackjack, cobbler’s peg, and Spanish needle, among others, is a noxious weed in Africa, North