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  • Kushagra Joshi India, Uttarakhand, Almora

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Finger Millet, Amaranth, Barn Yard Millet

    Dave Mace United States, KS, Wichita

    Job Title: Marketing Writer and Content Creator
    About: I am a communicator, connector and motivator. My industry specialty is food and agriculture, and my primary business mission is to help businesses and individuals achieve their visions.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness, Millet, Fish, Sustainability

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 5 months ago

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... Grasses like sorghums, millets, rye, triticale, barleys — and oats in particular — are also excellent colonizers...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Soil Farmers of the Year 2018

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published 2 months ago

    FARM WALKS WITH THE SOIL FARMERS OF THE YEAR 2018The winners of the FCCT Soil Farmer of the Year competition opened their gates over four days and provided a veritable masterclass in managing soils. Spanning a range of soil types, management systems and enterprises, attending farmers gained insights into their award winning management and a better understanding as to why these farms had been picked as the top three in this year’s competition. The Soil Farmer of the Year Competition, now in its third year, is run by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture. The competition aims to find farmers and growers who are engaged with, and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and builds soil health, organic matter and ultimately, carbon... Angus explained the process that he had gone through over the last three years of using cover crops; starting out using a basic mix of oats, phacelia and buckwheat, gradually adding other species including sunflowers, peas, millet and vetches to create a diverse mix...

    Categories: Cover Crops

  • Kushagra Joshi India, Uttarakhand, Almora

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Finger Millet, Amaranth, Barn Yard Millet

    Dave Mace United States, KS, Wichita

    Job Title: Marketing Writer and Content Creator
    About: I am a communicator, connector and motivator. My industry specialty is food and agriculture, and my primary business mission is to help businesses and individuals achieve their visions.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness, Millet, Fish, Sustainability

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  • What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 5 months ago

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... Grasses like sorghums, millets, rye, triticale, barleys — and oats in particular — are also excellent colonizers...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Soil Farmers of the Year 2018

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published 2 months ago

    FARM WALKS WITH THE SOIL FARMERS OF THE YEAR 2018The winners of the FCCT Soil Farmer of the Year competition opened their gates over four days and provided a veritable masterclass in managing soils. Spanning a range of soil types, management systems and enterprises, attending farmers gained insights into their award winning management and a better understanding as to why these farms had been picked as the top three in this year’s competition. The Soil Farmer of the Year Competition, now in its third year, is run by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture. The competition aims to find farmers and growers who are engaged with, and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and builds soil health, organic matter and ultimately, carbon... Angus explained the process that he had gone through over the last three years of using cover crops; starting out using a basic mix of oats, phacelia and buckwheat, gradually adding other species including sunflowers, peas, millet and vetches to create a diverse mix...

    Categories: Cover Crops

  • Posted By Rutaksha Rawat
    3 months ago

    Heartiest congratulations to Lanuakum Imchen, who was declared the 'BEST FARMER' (1st Prize) from North & Northeast India at the Jaivik India Awards 2018, the Indian Organic Industry’s awards function, which were hosted in the national capital on December 28, 2018.

    An initiative of the International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA), the awards recognise contributions of outstanding farmers, stakeholders, state governments and private players of the organic industry.

    The Jaivik India Awards 2018 were hosted as part of the Roadshow event for Organics & Millets 2019, the international trade fair for organic and millets-based products, which will take place from January 18 to 20, 2019 at the Palace Grounds, Bengaluru.

    Posted By Sorghum Producers
    2 years, 4 months ago

    "Zeigler hopes the 2016 GAP report will give policymakers a better glimpse into the lives of farmers and other key players in agriculture. Throughout the report are success stories from across the world, from collaborative sorghum and millet research in India that benefits small-scale women farmers to a long-term land improvement project on a North Carolina row-crop farm."
    http://www.agweb.com/article/how-to-feed-the-need-naa-ben-potter/