Bob Yanda: The Sugar Solution: Plants & Microbes

Bob Yanda


Sugar, molasses, and other sources of energy have long been in the toolbox of innovative eco-farmers. This experienced Midwest consultant
translates the “buzz” behind sugar into actionable steps. He discusses the many types of sugars, their sources, forms and uses. The role of sugar in plants is explained with an eye toward understanding the role of sugars when applied in the growing season. He further speaks to what happens in a plant when sugars are applied.

(58 minutes, 34 seconds) Recorded at the 2016 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, Thursday, December 1, 2016.

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