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Food Production for Our Modern World

Food Production for Our Modern World

Why do the great forests of the world grow? The question may seem irrelevant to food production on today’s farms but the fact is that the answer to food production for the foreseeable future of Planet Earth is given to us by the continuous growth of our global...

How Microbes Can Help Feed the World

How Microbes Can Help Feed the World

Microbes support plant health by increasing the availability of nutrients, enhancingplant root growth, neutralizing toxic compounds in the soil, making plants more resistant to disease, heat, flooding, and drought, and deterring pathogens and predators.Microbes and...

What Organic Nutrient Sources Can We Use?

What Organic Nutrient Sources Can We Use?

This document contains part of the answer to the question, "how do we get organic nutrients into our soil?" This explores the bacterial and fungal relationships with organic matter, and how that builds the necessary nutrients over time. While it focuses heavily on...