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Top 10 EcoFarming Daily Articles of 2021

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10 – Are GMO Soybeans the Way to Go?

By Dr. Harold Willis. It is not necessary to grow high-tech soybeans to obtain high yields and to pro­duce high quality, nutritious food. Read the full article.

9 – Soil Requirements for Growing Corn

By Dr. Harold Willis. You can begin to put your soil back into good condition by stopping harmful practices and starting right ones. Read the full article.

8 – Soil Restoration: 5 Core Principles

By Christine Jones. Soil quality can improve dramatically when farmers and gardeners maintain constant ground cover, increase microbe populations, encourage biological diversity, reduce the use of agricultural chemicals, and avoid tillage. Read the full article.

7 – Egg Tips to Boost Production

By Kelly Klober. Finding tips to boost egg production is important. Why? The fruit of the hen is one of the great staples of the human diet and is one of the major pillars of the local foods movement. Read the full article.

6 – How to Grow, Harvest and Use Lemon Balm

By Jill Henderson. Lemon balm is not only a fragrant and flavorful culinary herb, but also a powerful medicinal that deserves a spot in every garden. Read the full article.

5 – How to Produce Compost on a Large Scale

By Malcolm Beck. If you are thinking of setting up a large composting operation, you need to determine the best ways of making sure your product is good and your operation in set up in a profitable way.. Read the full article.

4 – Humus: What is it and How is it Formed?

By Erhard Hennig. Humus formation is carried out in two steps. First, the organic substances and minerals in the soil disintegrate. Next, totally new combinations of these broken-down products develop. This leads to the initial stages of humus. Read the full article.

3 – Soil Fertility: 16 Methods to Understand

By Hugh Lovel. Nature, with minimal human intervention, developed biologically diverse, richly fertile soils and ecosystems with little by way of inputs other than the accumulation of dust, periodic rainfall, fresh air, and sunlight. Read the full article.

2 – Humic Acid: The Science of Humus and How it Benefits Soils

By Michael Martin Meléndrez. Humic acid is a group of molecules that bind to, and help plant roots receive, water and nutrients. High humic acid levels can dramatically increase yields. Humic acid deficiency can prevent farmers and gardeners from growing crops with optimum nutrition. Read the full article.

1 – Kunekune Pigs: Perfect for Small Farms

By Karin Kraft. Kunekunes are grazing pigs and are able to grow on low inputs, making them an ideal breed during periods of escalating grain prices. Read the full article.

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