Agriculture Land Articles

  • Spacers: How they have evolved and their role in efficient Drainage Systems for Hydroponic Agriculture (soil level and elevated gutter systems)

    In 2014, Hydroponic Systems launched its first patented Spacer onto the market. Its main advantages include excellent aeration and elimination of the moisture accumulated ...

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the food and agriculture industry

    Agriculture has been a cornerstone of civilisation since time immemorial. As man’s nomadic habits developed into a sedentary lifestyle, it has facilitated the trade and prosperity links that have enabled us to evolve. With the passage of time, globalisation and international trade meant that communities with an ...

  • Pond fertilization / Aquaculture

    Just as fish need good water quality conditions to thrive, they also need an abundant supply of food to grow. We can provide food for our fish in two different ways: We can give them “artificial” feeds that are prepared either commercially or at home, or we can ensure that they have an abundance of natural foods by using fertilizers to increase pond productivity. In either case, it is ...


    By Fishward

  • Equipment of NPK fertilizer production line

    The process flow of NPK fertilizer production line can be generally divided into: raw material batching, raw material mixing, raw material granulation, particle drying, particle cooling, particle grading, finished product coating and final product packaging. The ...

  • Processing technology of organic fertilizer production line

    The processing technology of organic fertilizer production line mainly refers to the basic knowledge of fertilizer processing, equipment, design and processing of fertilizer formula. Scientific processing and rational application of fertilizer are the key to ensure farmers to improve crop yield. The processing technology and rational application ...

  • Side-band injection of acidified cattle slurry as starter P-fertilization for maize seedlings

    Abstract Accumulation of phosphorus (P) in agricultural soils has caused increasing environmental concerns. Maize cropped for fodder implies return of animal manures rich in nutrients. In addition, starter fertilization with mineral P is used in cold conditions for maize cropping. It was hypothesized that the use of the additional mineral P could be excluded by increased availability of the ...


    By Biocover A/S

  • What are the types of agricultural nitrogen fertilizer?

    It's important to choose fertilizer for soil and crop There are many types of nitrogen fertilizers, including compound fertilizers processed through the NPK fertilizer production line, so you may want to know which one to use. The key of ...

  • How to use organic fertilizer equipment to improve soil environment

    Soil fertility has a great impact on crop yield and economic benefits. Soil fertility has declined and harvest has decreased, resulting in agricultural losses. Huaqiang equipment factory provides a complete set of professional organic fertilizer production equipment to help improve the ...

  • Spacers: how they have evolved and their role in efficient drainage systems for hydroponic agriculture (soil level and elevated gutter systems)

    Since their appearance, the Spacers have marked a turning point in the efficiency of hydroponic cultivation drainage systems. There are significant advantages to their use and, at the end of the cycle, they have a positive impact on crop quality and yield. The main advantages of Spacers include good root aeration, separation of roots from drainage water (drain spacer) and improved leachate ...

  • 10 Regenerative Agriculture Practices Every Grower Should Follow

    Worrying about bad crops due to poor soil should be a thing of the past. Modern farming that uses regenerative agriculture techniques have found greater success through 10 simple, but highly effective, practices.  Learn about these practices, along with benefits to soils, crops, the environment, and the positive economic benefits. ...


    By Heliae Development, LLC

  • 2020 Navel Orangeworm Trap Catch Update

    Recent reports show that 2020 degree day accumulations are shaping up to be similar to that of 2015. “Traps have been going up early this year because it has been so warm. Heat unit accumulations since January 1 this year are similar to what we recorded in 2015, which was the earliest navel orangeworm biofix in many decades at the Nickels Soil Lab.”  ...


    By SemiosBio Technologies Inc.

  • This Spring, Make your Seed Work Harder for you

    Just like other investments I make, I want my seed to work as hard as possible for me to see the return in the fall. Of course, the decisions I make between now and then influence how good of a harvest season I’ll have. Over the years, using variable rate seed prescriptions has helped ensure I’ve got the ...


    By The Climate Corporation

  • Spring Fertilizer Requirements

    Snow might still be on the ground, but it’s never too early to think about the year ahead. Many producers have their crop plans already in place.  Last fall’s early snow means spring fertilizing is on the radar for a lot of farmers. In this month’s article, we talk to Connor Bohachewski, our Territory Manager for ...


    By Dutch Openers

  • Almond Grower Slashes Water Usage

    The American south-west and central plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years. Places like California are already facing very dry conditions, but these are quite gentle compared with some periods in the 12th and 13th Centuries. The drought in California has reached dire proportions, landing agriculture directly in the ...


    By WiseConn Engineering

  • Soil Moisture Monitoring – Pastures Case Study

    Agriculture Victoria has installed several soil moisture probes on a range of soil and pasture types across Victoria. Soil moisture probes have helped with making early decisions in the cropping industry for some time with monthly analysis produced as a newsletter by Dale Boyd. The probes are capacitance enviropro probes manufactured in South Australia and are 80 centimetres long with ...


    By Entelechy Pty Ltd

  • Green America: Tackling Soil, Sanitation, and Beyond in Haiti

    For a recently published feature about SOIL’s lifesaving sanitation service, Kevin Fitzpatrick of Green America interviewed SOIL Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Sasha Kramer about what led her to co-found SOIL, the connection between sanitation and agriculture, and the innovation behind SOIL’s revolutionary composting waste treatment facility. SOIL’s solution ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Training a New Generation of Sanitation Researchers

    SOIL loves providing opportunities for students in Haiti to work with our team and gain valuable hands-on experience in the sanitation sector to help jumpstart their careers. Over the past six months, SOIL research partner Dr. Rebecca Ryals has been conducting a study on optimal composting conditions at ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Deforestation through agriculture and mining in French Guiana: impacts on mercury concentrations in water - Case Study

    This study increases our knowledge of the quantities of mercury and methylmercury (MMHg) in water and of suspended matter in different contexts of disturbance of the soils, in French Guiana. The need Potential sources of mercury directly related to soils and sediments are both natural (leaf litter, sediments and colloids) and anthropogenic (mercury of historical and current ...


    By BRGM

  • New and Improved Bonzode

    In Haitian Creole the word bonzodè means “good smell,” and that’s just what it does! What is it? Bonzodè is the cover material used as the “flush” in SOIL’s water-free household toilets. When a family on SOIL’s sanitation services uses their in-home ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • What is Power-Z Soil Additive Agriculture Growth Media?

    How it is used as a soil additive to enhance plant growth for agriculture/horticulture companies? Plants can be demanding in the best of times. Anyone from first time gardeners to experienced farmers can attest to this fact. There are numerous elements including soil additives that need to be carefully considered and monitored when raising anything from flowers to fruits and vegetables to ...

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