How to Make Fruit Trees Produce

How to Make Fruit Trees Produce

Spacing, pollination, training, pruning and fertilizing fruit trees give fruit trees the best chance to produce a bountiful crop. Flower buds form one season, then result in a fruit crop the following season. So, everything you do to care for your fruit trees will effect next year’s crop. Sunlight will encourage optimal fruit flavor and quality, as well as bud development. The correct training will open up a tree canopy to sunlight and air circulation, both of which are essential to making fruit trees produce. Plant fruit trees in the…

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The Top Global Trends Driving the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

Co-written with Deepthi ShankarTechnological innovations are beginning to transform every link in the food chain, from seed to fork. In developed countries, digital technologies and analytics are making farm operations more insight-driven and efficient. Here are the five global trends catalyzing digital transformation in agriculture.Rising population and resulting increase in food demand. According to a…

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Will coronavirus affect food supply? First problem: A possible shortage of workers

California’s nearly $50-billion agricultural industry is bracing for a potential labor shortfall that could hinder efforts to maintain the nation’s fresh produce supply amid the widening coronavirus outbreak.The immediate concern centers on a backlog in the recruitment of foreign guest workers because of the virus-related shutdown of consul offices processing agricultural H2-A visas in Mexico.The…

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How to Use Mulches to control Weeds on your Garden

How to Use Mulches to control Weeds on your Garden

Suppressing weeds with a layer of mulches is without a doubt one of the best organic weed control tips out there. But, mulching only works if you do it right. 1. Apply mulch early in the season, before annual weed seeds germinate. If you wait too long, weed seeds with already have germinated and they will grow right up through the layer of mulch. Don’t mulch until you get rid of all existing weeds first. This means taking the time to pull or otherwise remove any and all weeds, not…

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The 10 Best Business Ideas on Agriculture

The 10 Best Business Ideas on Agriculture

Every Investor or Entrepreneur ventures into any business of his/her choice including Agriculture with one thing in mind “To make profit”. With that in mind, today we are going to discuss about the top money making business ideas in agricultural sector: 1. Organic Farm Green House and Home Gardening The demand for organic products is growing fast. This is so because such products are considered healthy and clean from chemicals and pesticides. So, if you’re looking for a profitable future in agriculture business industry, starting an organic farm greenhouse is…

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Agribusiness: More Ways to Earn a Living from Farming Minus Land

Agribusiness: More Ways to Earn a Living from Farming Minus Land

Farming or Agribusiness as popularly called is a very lucrative business especially if you get it right and follow all the required essential guidelines that will enable you achieve success. Today, we are going to look at Agribusiness: more ways to earn a living from farming minus land as well as the 7 solid facts about farmers that will become ultimately very rich through farming below: Agribusiness: More Ways to Earn a Living from Farming Minus Land 1. Know the agricultural market prices of food items from different towns or…

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The Few Deadly Mistakes of Farmers

The Few Deadly Mistakes of Farmers

Farmers or Farming generally as a business is definitely not an easy one, am certain every practical farmer can testify to that fact. Sometimes, little mistakes can make you loose your entire farm even within few hours of occurrence whether on crops or animals production. Meanwhile, thou farming without a doubt is a little bit difficult to achieve especially if you don’t have the adequate experience required for successful operation in your field as a farmer, there have also been countless of success stories recorded by farmers who get farming…

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Garlic: 21 Fun Facts!

Garlic: 21 Fun Facts!

Fresh peeled garlic cloves are delicious and used in most cultures throughout the world. We think this fantastic little vegetable deserves its own batch of fun facts! For example, did you know that a garlic clove is actually considered both a vegetable and an herb? Garlic: 21 Fun Facts! To celebrate garlic, here are 21 more interesting facts and uses: 1. Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated crops. It was fed to the builders of the Great Pyramid in Egypt in the belief that it gave them strength and…

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The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening

Vegetable gardening at home is a great way to save money while you get up close and personal with nature. Planting one plant, for example, can provide 10 pounds of tomatoes over the season. Growing tomatoes and other favorite vegetables or herbs from seeds can save you even more money. You will also find that the flavor and texture of garden-grown produce usually exceed that of standard grocery store fare. Plus tending your vegetable garden counts as exercise! Dig into our tips and tricks to grow the best vegetable garden.…

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