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Introduction to Hydroponics Garden – A Guide for Beginners

By definition, growing hydroponically means a grower isn’t using soil as a growing medium. In fact, the word hydroponics comes

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Interconnected benefits of urban agriculture

From a vacant plot in a blighted neighborhood springs neatly combed rows of plants put in by the neighbors. They

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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

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Maize pest exploits plant defense compounds to protect itself

A new study explains why biological control of the western corn root-worm has not been efficient The western corn (maize)

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How Climatic Factors Affect Crop Production (Plant growth)

Crop production (plant growth) are often affected by climatic factors like rainfall, temperature, humidity, etc. They are also the important

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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

Suppressing weeds with a layer of mulches is without a doubt one of the best organic weed control tips out

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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

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Live-pig markets, traders could provide insight to controlling African swine fever

Understanding how live pigs are traded between villages and backyard farmers can help health agencies better understand how devastating swine

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Tomatoes with enhanced antioxidant properties created with genetic engineering

The School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), in collaboration with the Institut de

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Crunch time for food security

Feelings often run high where insects are concerned, with many people even squeamish to look on them, let alone touch

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Pesticides may cause bumble bees to lose their buzz, study finds

Pesticides significantly reduce the number of pollen grains a bumblebee is able to collect, a new University of Stirling study

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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

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Flower attracts insects by pretending to be a mushroom

Aspidistra elatior flowers blooming half-buried in the earth. The mysterious flowers of Aspidistra elatior are found on the southern Japanese

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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

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Where a leaf lands and lies influences carbon levels in soil for years to come

Detailed shot of a soil horizon studied to examine litter decay. In one of the few such studies, scientists examined

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