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BICITRACTOR B300 (POC21 Version, wait for the next Version in february if you want to build one)

BICITRACTOR B300 (POC21 Version, wait for the next Version in february if you want to build one) | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
What is Bicitractor?The Bicitractor is a pedal-powered farming tractor with electric assistance, made by farmers for farmers. It is intended for SMALL AND MEDIUM vegetable farms. It allows for different agricultural tasks that require working a maximum soil depth of 5 cm. It can be used for example for sowing, weeding, hoeing, harvesting open lines, carrying loads, ...Compared to a traditional tractor, the Bicitractor gives the farmer ease of use by eliminating the nuisance caused by an internal
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This Time-Lapse Video Of Worms Making Compost Is Awesome

This Time-Lapse Video Of Worms Making Compost Is Awesome | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Vermicomposting is the process of using worms, usually red wigglers or red earthworms, to break down food waste and other organic material into a nutrient-packed soil supplement. It’s a highly effective and efficient way to compost household food and garden scraps on a small scale. Using it in your garden results in more nutrients available to plants, better soil drainage, and improved soil structure.
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How can soils help with climate change?

How can soils help with climate change? | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Soil can help with climate change by storing carbon through a process called “carbon sequestration.” However, the amount of carbon soil can store depends on choices made by farmers and other landow...
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Night Crawler Chemistry | October 19, 2015 Issue - Vol. 93 Issue 41 | Chemical & Engineering News

Night Crawler Chemistry | October 19, 2015 Issue - Vol. 93 Issue 41 | Chemical & Engineering News | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 26, 2015 3:36 PM

Worms are probably more important than you may think. 

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Introducing Nitrogen Fixing Trees: Nature’s Solution to Curing N2 Deficiency - The Permaculture Research Institute

Introducing Nitrogen Fixing Trees: Nature’s Solution to Curing N2 Deficiency - The Permaculture Research Institute | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Introducing Nitrogen Fixing Trees: Nature’s Solution to Curing N2 Deficiency

 

 

 

http://permaculturenews.org/2015/10/20/introducing-nitrogen-fixing-trees-natures-solution-to-curing-n2-deficiency/

 

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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 22, 2015 2:03 PM

Maybe you need to think of these trees for your yard.

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The Definitive Guide to Building Deep Rich Soils by Imitating Nature - Permaculture Apprentice

The Definitive Guide to Building Deep Rich Soils by Imitating Nature - Permaculture Apprentice | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
As some of you may have heard, I’ve finally got my hands on a piece of a land and now when I’m finally able to get my hands dirty I’m faced with the reality of my shallow, compacted, alkaline and sometimes waterlogged for months soils. This has come as a huge disappointment as I had …
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Fertilizer companies will not allow meaningful action in agriculture during COP 21: report

Fertilizer companies will not allow meaningful action in agriculture during COP 21: report | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
The report says the role of fertilizers in contributing to climate change has been severely misunderstood
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Emilia Morales's curator insight, November 30, 2017 12:24 PM
fertilizer and their negative impacts, such as climate change.
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Why your tree planting isn't helping the Philippine environment

Why your tree planting isn't helping the Philippine environment | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Planning to join a tree planting event? Hold up, you might be doing more harm than good.
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Kyabram dairy farmer Simon and Jo Doolan bat above their average

Kyabram dairy farmer Simon and Jo Doolan bat above their average | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
GET bigger or get out has become the reluctant adage for small and medium-sized farmers around Australia.
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Microbes Will Feed the World, or Why Real Farmers Grow Soil, Not Crops - Modern Farmer

Microbes Will Feed the World, or Why Real Farmers Grow Soil, Not Crops - Modern Farmer | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
It's not just better crops that will feed the world -- it's better microbes.
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SustainOurEarth's curator insight, August 26, 2015 6:01 PM

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Hannah Goble's curator insight, September 2, 2015 12:57 PM

This article tells of the production of soil in the organic farming. Helping to better grow organic foods and make them healthier than before in previous farming methods. 

FOOD SERVICES NO.1 TESTING/CERTIFICATION/INSPEC/ GIREESAN's curator insight, September 14, 2015 10:41 PM

Microbes Will Feed the World,

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Why shade-grown coffee is good for birds and farmers

Why shade-grown coffee is good for birds and farmers | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
What kind of coffee you buy matters a lot to birds — key indicators of biodiversity in the tropics which likely provide many environmental and economic services.
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The Secret To Huge Potato Harvests

The Secret To Huge Potato Harvests | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
1. A potato tuber is a much enlarged and modified stem. In this illustration, the stem end is at the bottom. The eyes are really buds, each fed by a vein or feeder fiber that runs to the stem end of the tuber, indicated by the blue lines in the illustration. That is the way the tuber develops as it grows. If this feeder fiber is undisturbed in cutting, the new plant that develops from the sprouting eye will develop and feed through the same fiber.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 4, 2016 2:03 PM
Huge potato harvest? 
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A Simple Technology That Can Solve India's Clean #Water Problem In Just Rs.3,000 - The Better India

A Simple Technology That Can Solve India's Clean #Water Problem In Just Rs.3,000 - The Better India | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
This amazing bio sand water filter can be manufactured locally, provide clean drinking water and increase livelihood options for the villagers.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 4, 2016 2:06 PM
Simple technology solves problems.
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agriculture: BENEFITS OF COCONUT FIBER OR COCOPEAT

agriculture: BENEFITS OF COCONUT FIBER OR COCOPEAT | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
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GRAIN — Seed laws that criminalise farmers: resistance and fightback

GRAIN — Seed laws that criminalise farmers: resistance and fightback | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
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Digging Deep Reveals the Intricate World of Roots

Digging Deep Reveals the Intricate World of Roots | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
National Geographic Photo Blog
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The ABCD’s of Agroecology: What Is It All About? - The Equation

The ABCD’s of Agroecology: What Is It All About? - The Equation | Organic Farming | Scoop.it

http://blog.ucsusa.org/the-abcds-of-agroecology-what-is-it-all-about-926

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ICTs for a sustainable farming future

ICTs for a sustainable farming future | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Sensing technologies that can monitor and report the health status of crops and animals; GPS that can guide automated farm machinery to till, harvest and transport crops; 3D virtual reality to help...
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Aqua Farming: New But Best Culture of Producing Organic Foods - Organic food shoppers

Aqua Farming: New But Best Culture of Producing Organic Foods - Organic food shoppers | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
Aqua Farming is newly developed system of food production. Of total consumption of shrimps in the USA, 90 percent come from aqua farming.
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The Food List: Biodynamics

The Food List: Biodynamics | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
There are farmers who believe that working with nature is better than working against it. These farmers are simply unconventional.
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Sustainable charcoal: Is that possible?

Sustainable charcoal: Is that possible? | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
  Originally posted on The #Forests 2015 Blog “For many persons the concept of charcoal and sustainability is a contradiction. However we have been able to develop a method to do just that” sa...
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I Ditched My Business-School Plans to Become a Farmer

I Ditched My Business-School Plans to Become a Farmer | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
"All I really remember now about my first season was that my back hurt for the first month, but I loved every second of what I was doing."
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Eric Larson's curator insight, August 26, 2015 12:21 PM

Good idea?

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, August 27, 2015 8:33 AM

Changing from business to farming ...

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Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Co.Exist | ideas + impact | Organic Farming | Scoop.it
News, infographics, and videos about the future of energy, electric cars, the environment, and food on FastCoExist.com.

 

 

 

http://www.fastcoexist.com/section/feeding-the-future

 

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