Horticulture Articles

  • Sunset Colony Study

    “We have had the Silver Bullet AG300 unit now for ten months with great measurable results. This system is currently on our water line, treating the swine gestation, farrowing and nursery. The unit can treat 75,000 gallons of water per day and will be injected into our large water tank to treat our swine gestation, farrowing, nursery, finishers and dairy. What I like about the Silver Bullet ...

  • JM Farm Pond Water Case Study

    JM Farms, located in Kentucky, had been experiencing significant buildup of biofilm and slime in the water system. The biofilm and slime buildup led to water with a poor taste and odor, decreased water and feed consumption, longer flock cycles and fewer-than-expected head sold, which resulted lower revenue for the farm. Understanding the impact that better treated water can have on the key ...

  • Hydraulic Compactor is a good assistant to road construction

    In accordance with the idea of ”compacting the foundation of the road, beautifying the road environment, improving the quality of service, and promoting the revitalization of the countryside”, combined with the beautiful rural construction and the establishment standards of “real, safe, green and beautiful”, starting from 2018, for three consecutive years, Hubei Province will complete the ...


    By lydite trading company

  • Hydraulic Compactor is a good assistant to road construction

    In accordance with the idea of ”compacting the foundation of the road, beautifying the road environment, improving the quality of service, and promoting the revitalization of the countryside”, combined with the beautiful rural construction and the establishment standards of “real, safe, green and beautiful”, starting from 2018, for three consecutive years, Hubei ...

  • Restoring Long Term Soil Health in Haiti with Organic Compost

    Last summer, we shared results from a research project that was taken on by master’s students at Cranfield University. The students compared the efficiency of SOIL’s organic compost, Konpòs Lakay, to commercial grade chemical ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Increasing Lettuce Coloration with LEDs

    Using LED grow lights in plant production is a relatively new branch of science. In vertical farming where artificial light sources are used in closed environment it is important to collect data about the individual plant species to be able to produce the right spectrum and light intensity for vegetative and generative growth. Light spectrums can also be used to manipulate the plants growth cycle ...


    By Valoya Oy

  • Global warming to result in widespread crop loss to insects

    Rice, corn and wheat loss rates could rise by up to 25% with every 1˚C increase to global temperatures as insects start to eat and breed more, new research has found. Led by researchers at Washington University, the ...

  • Ten insider tips for building the business case for sustainability

    Reaping the benefits of sustainability: revenue growth, brand enhancement, reduced costs, and reduced risk. To reap the benefits however, you need a comprehensive plan rooted in a clear business case. An effective sustainability plan communicates a sense of direction and purpose, unifies efforts, sets goals and priorities, builds motivation and momentum, and aligns ...


    By thinkstep

  • Tips for Using Beneficial Nematodes in the Summer

    Now that summer is underway and temperatures are steadily rising, we are getting a lot of questions about how to effectively order, store and apply beneficial nematodes in the heat. Beneficial nematodes are a great, natural and effective option for controlling a wide variety of pest insects this time of year. The ideal time to apply nematodes can depend on the ...


    By BioLogic Company, Inc.

  • Ethylene removal by chemisorption. Postharvest technology for kiwi

    Abstract  Iran ranks seventh in the world for kiwi production, with over 3200 MT produced in 2012. Kiwifruit can be stored for over 6 months under appropriate conditions, but fruit softening and fruit rots (Botrytis cinerea) can cause severe losses during cold storage, transit, distribution and ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Yield Data Errors Today, Yield Costs Tomorrow

    Regardless of whether your yield data comes from your combine, grain cart, or from truck scales, each source has shortcomings that will not only influence your farm decisions but may also have a negative financial impact. ...


    By Granular, Inc.

  • Premier Plant Producers

    Premier Plant Producers has been using Passfield since 2004 and traceability has been one of the key benefits. The batch numbers (which are allocated at the point an order is placed) can be traced throughout the processes on the nursery as well as the transport and invoicing systems in the office. Premier Plant Producers’ customers can quote these batch numbers from delivery notes, order ...


    By Passfield Data Systems Ltd

  • Majestic Trees

    Majestic Trees is a multi award winning wholesaler of semi-mature containerized trees and has been using Passfield since 2004. Passfield handles their entire transaction process, from purchasing to selling, including automated back-to-back ordering and customised pricing. “This means we’re able to work as a team and communicate with each other clearly throughout the process” ...


    By Passfield Data Systems Ltd

  • Small excavators for tree planting occupy half of the market

    According to the statistical data of China Construction Machinery Industry Association, the sales and tonnage of China's excavator market from January to May 2018 have been released as shown in the figure.      Sales   volume  ...

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  • Digitizing farm for traceability, compliance and output predictability - Case Study

    Challenge One of the largest online food and grocery store that is determined to create an organic revolution in India. The company wanted to monitor its farms and ensure that the crops are grown organically. They were struggling with lower output yield and were looking for a farm management solution for ensuring traceability and strengthening sustainability. ...

  • Digitizing Farms for Traceability - Case Study

    Challenge This is the case of one of India’s leading farmers’ producer company consisting of a collective group of 8000+ marginal farmers who grow fruits and vegetables on less than one hectare of land. They started growing grapes with the intent to sell the same to exporters and were faced with the challenge of meeting the strict requirements on traceability, compliance & ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet - Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix`s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet — Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix’s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

  • Grand Canyon Sweet — Hikers Along Kaibab Sing of Phoenix’s Praises - Case Study

    Toilets must be odorless as well as available. At sun-baked Tipoff along Grand Canyon National Park’s famed Kaibab Trail, olfactorily gifted hikers could not endure the evilsmelling vault toilets. Little spotted white “paper flowers” stained the landscape. At Tipoff, ACS installed three odorless, waterless, Phoenix composting toilets in a prefabricated, maintenance-friendly ...

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