September was an exciting time at the Grantham production facility with the installation of a new Bystronic Laser cutting machine and commercial low bake spray booth to boost our production and output by a further 50% an investment totalling £800,000 UK Pounds. Work as also currently started on our new sales and support offices and parts department and should be finished in the early new year.
New Manure Sidedress Method Lowers Fertilizer Costs, Increases Yields
With corn needing nitrogen, and pigs and cattle producing a lot of it, anything that offers a better way to use their waste to fortify crops should intrigue farmers. Two agriculture experts at The Ohio State University have redesigned a metal tractor attachment so that it allows farmers to put manure on a field while crops are emerging. Applying manure to growing crops, which is not widely done in Ohio or nationwide, can boost yields, reduce nutrient losses, and give livestock producers and commercial manure...
Spot Spraying Pigweed with the Spider Classic
Cotton is up and this grower is out spot spraying pigweed with his 20 year old LEE Spider Classic is in east Lubbock county! Pigweed, an escape weed technically known as palmer amaranth, is a serious problem for farmers worldwide. It needs to be addressed early so farmers vigilantly clear out any instance they find in their crops. LEE Spider Classic i
Black Worm Castings/VermaPlex Can Replace Harmful Chemical Fertilizers
Whether you have a farm or home garden, the health of the soil directly correlates to the quality of the fruit and vegetables. The healthy soil movement is centered around bringing attention to the fact that fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides are killing our soil and seeping into our food supply. Our soil is depleted of essential nutrients, fungi and bacteria due to decades of agricultural abuse. “Although the United States has some of the richest soils in the world, decades of agricultural abuse have...
Sclerotinia alert in oilseed rape
Varied establishment of oilseed rape (OSR) crops last Autumn, is likely to have resulted in a protracted flowering period in areas across the UK, leaving crops susceptible to Sclerotinia infection over the coming weeks. With AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds reporting that levels of Sclerotinia are medium to high in some locations, Chris Charnock, Certis’ arable product manager, warns of the risks following the recent good weather. “Due to the dry conditions seen in the Autumn, OSR crops experienced protracte...
Quality Organic Fertilizers & Soil Amendments at an Affordable Price
Our health starts with our soil. If the soil in our farms and gardens is depleted of life because of chemical and fertilization, the food will be sterile and not healthy. They key to a healthy body, soul, and mind is organically grown food that is full of life. “When the things we put into our bodies are healthy, our bodies are able to utilize the nutrients with very little energy. This leaves the rest of the energy in our food to be utilized for our activities of the day. We feel more alive, more alert,...