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  • James Greer United States, TN, Union City

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

    Key Factor in Improving Soil Water Infiltration Rates: Living Roots

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jan 22  

    Many farmers across the U. S... Along with Marcia DeLonge, Union of Concerned Scientists’ research director and senior scientist of food and environment, Basche conducted a meta-analysis that analyzed the effects of no-till, cover crops, crop rotations, perennial plantings and cropland grazing on infiltration rates... In fact, a meta-analysis study conducted by researchers from ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute and the International Rice Research Institute found that no-till increased steady-state infiltration rates by 66%, and improved field capacity water content at surface and sub-surface layers by 6-16%... The book says its dense but shallow root system enhances soil tilth and improves water infiltration and is an “excellent choice for building soil structure to enhance water infiltration, water-holding capacity or irrigation efficiency...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    The problem with traditional Agricultural Lending

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 11, 2018  

    The problem with traditional Agricultural Lending is beyond Portfolio Theory, Diversification, Credit or Operational Risk, as well as Financial Servicing Capacity to service debt obligations in unpredictable markets predicated by supply and demand. Its problem is the Federal Reserve and a lack of understanding Commodity prices influenced by intermarket technical analysis conditioned to incremental, often unpredictable movements in bonds, stocks, treasuries, utilities, interest rates, and as well as international currencies pegged to the U. S. Dollar... The Office of the Comptroller of the currency (OCC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) (collectively, the agencies) in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) are issuing this guidance to provide consistent interagency expectations on sound practices for managing funding and liquidity risk...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Argentina rebounds thanks to partnering with Mexico, the newest and possibly wealthiest Associate Member of MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 18, 2018  

    The Member; Argentina, has experienced fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade in recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflation pressures have weakened domestic demand. has undergone massive fluctuations in recent decades. Argentina has experienced wild fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade... Labor unions staged a series of major protests in December 2017 against the government’s economic and pension reforms that were passed by the parliament that month... Argentina is well connected through intra-city buses, commuter rail, trams and high-speed rails...

    Understanding Agrilend and the MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 17, 2018  

    The MERCOSUR is a powerful dominant force in international global markets and originally began with its Members;Bolivia, Venezuela, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina as direct Member Countries, in South America, however it is rapidly gaining momentum by its cooperative Associate Member Countries in Central America and its international prowess relies on its ability to cooperate confidential public private initiative agreements with cooperating countries desiring to do corporate business attached with attractive concensions by partnering with MERCOSUR for the sake of obtaining finance, capital, agricultural export or import, natural resources and as an exchange for favor. It is however important to distinguish its Members current state and its Associate Members current state... From 1609 until 1821, most of the territory within Central America—except for the lands that would become Belize and Panama—was governed by the Viceroyalty of New Spain from Mexico City as the Captaincy General of Guatemala... ”The Council and the Group bear a superficial resemblance to the European Union’s Council and Commission... The CPR seems to resemble the European Union’s Committee of Permanent Representatives (“COREPER”) which is a committee composed of the permanent representatives of the EU member states...

    unique technology in ORGANIC AGRICULTURE- invention of Ukrainian scientist

    By Victoria Exportmanager

    Published Oct 12, 2018  

    Dear friends and colleagues! I would like to represent information about unique technology in the sphere of ORGANIC AGRICULTURE, which does not have analogues in the world!!! Who will be interested please contact me for more details (agroexport2015@gmail. com, WA,viber, telegram +380633196909)! The technology and products are 100% organic!!!!Scientific Research Institute of Noospheric Valeology presents its program of planetary ecological safety, inextricably linked with the problem of global warming. Our program returns epigenetic memory to plants, enhances the ability to capture by the plants high-energy photons (significantly increases the photosynthetic efficiency), contributes to the growth rate of chemical processes in the cell at the nanoscale level, that in application plan increases the regeneration of oxygen (О2) and fresh water (Н2О) by plants and disposal of CO2, leads to the reduction of greenhouse effect, significantly increasing crop yields, restores humus and biota in the soil, promotes improvement and remediation of lands. The result of our technology is noticeable from the first days of their application... 843,Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Candidate of Historical Sciences,Academician of NASE (Noospheric Academy of Science and Education),member of Oxford Academic Union,award laureate “The Name in Science” (city of Oxford),author of applied molecular biosmarttechnologies at the nanoscalefor agricultural, forest, water sectors and human planetary ecological safety...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops

    Spring is about to pop - Benton City, WA

    By #SoilMatters

    Published Mar 14, 2018  

    Soil temperatures have risen 4-6F in the past week. This has signaled these Chelan #cherry buds to swell. This is an early ripening variety. Which means the number of days a farmer has to grow and nurture the crop are limited. This means every day counts from bloom until harvest and are critical to develop the fruit in preparation of harvest...

    Mark Smith United States, TN, Cumberland City

    Business Title: DirigoAg, LLC
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Vegetables, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Timber, Marketing, Agribusiness, Wheat, Hemp, Soil, Water

    Hamze Amiri Iran, AK, Select City

    Interests: Wheat

  • James Greer United States, TN, Union City

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

    Mark Smith United States, TN, Cumberland City

    Business Title: DirigoAg, LLC
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Vegetables, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Timber, Marketing, Agribusiness, Wheat, Hemp, Soil, Water

    Hamze Amiri Iran, AK, Select City

    Interests: Wheat

    Darren Chan China, Jiangsu Sheng, Changshu City

    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Dairy, Irrigation, Marketing

    Joseph Cho United States, CA, Daly City

    Job Title: Farmer, Landowner
    Interests: Precision Agriculture, Sorghum, Rice

    Kaity Reedy United States, KS, Jewell

    Business Title: RandallFarmersCoopUnion
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Sorghum, Beef, Poultry, Swine, Cover Crops, Precision Agriculture

    AlohaHoney Farm United States, UT, Sandy City

    Business Title: Aloha Honey Farm
    About: What else do bees do for our planet? Bees produce honey, of course. However, what makes Aloha Honey different from the next big name honey distributors? Most honey you buy at the supermarket is labeled “Raw Honey”. This is catchy advertising as the honey they sell isn’t actually “Raw” at all. https://alohahoney.farm/
    Interests: Organic Row Crops, Specialty

    Artem Shypulya Ukraine, Kyiv City, Kiev

    Business Title: Artem Shypulya
    Interests: Ag Policy, Canola, Beef

    Don Waffle United States, UT, Cedar City

    Interests: Cover Crops, Irrigation

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  • Key Factor in Improving Soil Water Infiltration Rates: Living Roots

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jan 22  

    Many farmers across the U. S... Along with Marcia DeLonge, Union of Concerned Scientists’ research director and senior scientist of food and environment, Basche conducted a meta-analysis that analyzed the effects of no-till, cover crops, crop rotations, perennial plantings and cropland grazing on infiltration rates... In fact, a meta-analysis study conducted by researchers from ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute and the International Rice Research Institute found that no-till increased steady-state infiltration rates by 66%, and improved field capacity water content at surface and sub-surface layers by 6-16%... The book says its dense but shallow root system enhances soil tilth and improves water infiltration and is an “excellent choice for building soil structure to enhance water infiltration, water-holding capacity or irrigation efficiency...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    The problem with traditional Agricultural Lending

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 11, 2018  

    The problem with traditional Agricultural Lending is beyond Portfolio Theory, Diversification, Credit or Operational Risk, as well as Financial Servicing Capacity to service debt obligations in unpredictable markets predicated by supply and demand. Its problem is the Federal Reserve and a lack of understanding Commodity prices influenced by intermarket technical analysis conditioned to incremental, often unpredictable movements in bonds, stocks, treasuries, utilities, interest rates, and as well as international currencies pegged to the U. S. Dollar... The Office of the Comptroller of the currency (OCC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) (collectively, the agencies) in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) are issuing this guidance to provide consistent interagency expectations on sound practices for managing funding and liquidity risk...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Argentina rebounds thanks to partnering with Mexico, the newest and possibly wealthiest Associate Member of MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 18, 2018  

    The Member; Argentina, has experienced fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade in recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflation pressures have weakened domestic demand. has undergone massive fluctuations in recent decades. Argentina has experienced wild fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade... Labor unions staged a series of major protests in December 2017 against the government’s economic and pension reforms that were passed by the parliament that month... Argentina is well connected through intra-city buses, commuter rail, trams and high-speed rails...

    Understanding Agrilend and the MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 17, 2018  

    The MERCOSUR is a powerful dominant force in international global markets and originally began with its Members;Bolivia, Venezuela, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina as direct Member Countries, in South America, however it is rapidly gaining momentum by its cooperative Associate Member Countries in Central America and its international prowess relies on its ability to cooperate confidential public private initiative agreements with cooperating countries desiring to do corporate business attached with attractive concensions by partnering with MERCOSUR for the sake of obtaining finance, capital, agricultural export or import, natural resources and as an exchange for favor. It is however important to distinguish its Members current state and its Associate Members current state... From 1609 until 1821, most of the territory within Central America—except for the lands that would become Belize and Panama—was governed by the Viceroyalty of New Spain from Mexico City as the Captaincy General of Guatemala... ”The Council and the Group bear a superficial resemblance to the European Union’s Council and Commission... The CPR seems to resemble the European Union’s Committee of Permanent Representatives (“COREPER”) which is a committee composed of the permanent representatives of the EU member states...

    unique technology in ORGANIC AGRICULTURE- invention of Ukrainian scientist

    By Victoria Exportmanager

    Published Oct 12, 2018  

    Dear friends and colleagues! I would like to represent information about unique technology in the sphere of ORGANIC AGRICULTURE, which does not have analogues in the world!!! Who will be interested please contact me for more details (agroexport2015@gmail. com, WA,viber, telegram +380633196909)! The technology and products are 100% organic!!!!Scientific Research Institute of Noospheric Valeology presents its program of planetary ecological safety, inextricably linked with the problem of global warming. Our program returns epigenetic memory to plants, enhances the ability to capture by the plants high-energy photons (significantly increases the photosynthetic efficiency), contributes to the growth rate of chemical processes in the cell at the nanoscale level, that in application plan increases the regeneration of oxygen (О2) and fresh water (Н2О) by plants and disposal of CO2, leads to the reduction of greenhouse effect, significantly increasing crop yields, restores humus and biota in the soil, promotes improvement and remediation of lands. The result of our technology is noticeable from the first days of their application... 843,Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Candidate of Historical Sciences,Academician of NASE (Noospheric Academy of Science and Education),member of Oxford Academic Union,award laureate “The Name in Science” (city of Oxford),author of applied molecular biosmarttechnologies at the nanoscalefor agricultural, forest, water sectors and human planetary ecological safety...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops

    Spring is about to pop - Benton City, WA

    By #SoilMatters

    Published Mar 14, 2018  

    Soil temperatures have risen 4-6F in the past week. This has signaled these Chelan #cherry buds to swell. This is an early ripening variety. Which means the number of days a farmer has to grow and nurture the crop are limited. This means every day counts from bloom until harvest and are critical to develop the fruit in preparation of harvest...

    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019  

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... For example, cow manure can control weeds and increases the moisture-holding capacity of the soil and increases air penetration in the soil...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Wheat

    How to get rid of powdery mildew on rose?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 20, 2018  

    Rose,so romantic and lovely. It is really a pleasure to plant roses. Today when you come to your beloved rose bushes, you are surprised to find that your lovely roses are covered by a dusting of white powder on buds,stems and leaves... Triadimefon is a fungicides with high efficiency, low toxicity, low residue, long duration and strong internal absorbability... Trichoderma harzianum is a also good choice used on rose to control fungus disease with no toxicity and residues...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Organic Row Crops

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Nov 2, 2018  

    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... “We know that adding fertilizer doesn’t always increase crop yield because there are going to be some farms and conditions that have enough fertilizer, or you get toxicity,” he explains...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits This Year

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Updated Dec 30, 2019  

    So, what about smaller purchases that you know will make you more efficient, purchases that you’ve been putting off because times are tight? You can easily become more efficient by upgrading your nurse tank capacity or buying a portable welder... What Is Equipment Efficiency? There is an optimal size for your farm based on whatever acreage capacity your equipment currently has... To gain field capacity, you want to optimally go wider with these machines rather than adding additional units... When we look at this cropping system annually, we ask ourselves where the bottleneck is based on our current equipment capacity... The 800 acres for each is optimal based on our current equipment capacity...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

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    Nov 20, 2018  

    Cool roofs with high solar reflectance for the welfare of dairy farming animals

    Authors: G Santunione, A Libbra and A Muscio

    Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd

    Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 796, Number 1

    Ensuring livestock welfare in dairy farming promotes the production capacity of the animals in terms of both quantity and quality. In welfare conditions, the animals can produce at their full potential. For the dairy cattle the most debilitating period of the year is summer, when the stress arising from overheating induces physiological alterations that compromise the animals' productivity. In this study, the summer discomfort of dairy animals is primarily quantified and the production loss is quantified versus the Temperature Humidity Index (THI), which correlates the values of temperature and relative humidity to the thermal stress. In order to reduce or eliminate such thermal stress, it is then proposed to coat the roof of the stables with a paint having high solar reflectance and thermal emittance, that is a cool roof product. This type of roofing solution can considerably limit the overheating of stables caused by solar radiation, thus providing a positive impact on the animals' welfare and improving significantly their productivity in summer.

    Photo: Thermal image (left) and visible picture (right) acquired in summer of 2013 on a pig shelter roof in the province of Modena, Northern Italy: the roof on the left side, uncoated, has surface temperature in excess of 60°C, while the roof right side, which was coated by a white cool roof paint, remains at a temperature around 30°C. (credits: G Santunione, A Libbra and A Muscio)

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    Solar Greenhouses generate Electricity and Grow Crops at the same time, UC Santa Cruz study reveals

    The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signaling that "smart" greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production.

    "We have demonstrated that 'smart greenhouses' can capture solar energy for electricity without reducing plant growth, which is pretty exciting," said Michael Loik, professor of environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and lead author on a paper that appears in the current issue of the American Geophysical Union's journal Earth's Future.

    Photo: Plants grown in this "smart" greenhouse fared as well or better than plants grown in conventional greenhouses. (Photo by Nick Gonzales)

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    Solar Greenhouses generate Electricity and Grow Crops at the same time, UC Santa Cruz study reveals

    The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signaling that "smart" greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production.

    "We have demonstrated that 'smart greenhouses' can capture solar energy for electricity without reducing plant growth, which is pretty exciting," said Michael Loik, professor of environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and lead author on a paper that appears in the current issue of the American Geophysical Union's journal Earth's Future.

    Photo: Plants grown in this "smart" greenhouse fared as well or better than plants grown in conventional greenhouses. (Photo by Nick Gonzales)

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