Managing Fungal Pathogens: Integrated Pest Management Strategies For Plant Nurseries

24 May 2023
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In your plant nursery, insects aren't the only hazard that can threaten your bottom line by wreaking havoc on your crops — fungal pathogens can also pose a serious threat, often resulting in diseases that can stunt growth or even outright kill your plants. As part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, there are several tactics you can use to prevent, control, and manage fungal diseases. Here's what you need to know about minimizing loss due to fungal pathogens in the commercial greenhouse environment: Read More 

Clearing Commercial Land? Tips For Harvesting Timber

21 December 2022
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If you need to clear the timber from your property, now's the time to prepare for the harvest. Clearing timber is a good way to get your property ready for construction. But, it's also a good way to control timber growth on your property. If you're not sure how to move forward with your timber harvesting, read the list provided below. Here are some tips to help you avoid problems with the project. Read More 

Why Some Farms Are Holding Pageants and Other Events

23 August 2022
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The countryside is gorgeous and can often evoke feelings of nostalgia. In addition to growing food to feed a growing nation, farms are very beautiful and often attract tourists. Oftentimes, a farmer who provides agritourism as a service simply shows others what a typical day at the farm looks like. However, agritourism has also increasingly been used to hold pageants and other events. How to Market the Farm as a Tourism Product Read More 

Things A Certified DHIA Field Tester Can Help Herd Owners With

8 December 2021
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If you have a herd of cows that produces milk, it's standard protocol to have these operations tested. That's a job left up to a certified DHIA (Dairy Herd Improvement Association) field tester, who can provide some helpful things throughout this relationship. Check Components Found in Milk In order to verify milk from your herds is healthy and ready for public consumption, you need to have it analyzed carefully to see what components are in it. Read More 

Types Of Organic Fertilizer

11 December 2017
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Fertilizer is a necessary part of any sort of crop growth, as it provides a boost of essential nutrients and minerals that allow for your plants to produce more than they would otherwise. However, in order to maintain an organic farm, which will net higher profits for grown food, commonly commercially available chemical fertilizers are not an option. Fortunately, there are several different types of organic fertilizers available on the market, each of which possesses a different set of advantages and drawbacks. Read More