Keeping Soils Healthy Through the Winter

Podcast Transcript Are You Tending Your Soil Microbes as Winter Approaches? As the days are getting shorter and the weather’s getting colder, it’s tempting to put your farm or garden soil on the back burner, so to speak, and start thinking about: how to store all the produce you just harvested who to invite over … Read more

Online Conference Connects Soil Health to Your Health

[button color=”green” size=”big” link=”http://agrihealthculture.com” ]ConferencePage[/button] Good Nutrition Begins On Farms and In Gardens.¬† Hipocrates once recognized food as the best medicine.¬† Of course, it goes without saying that only good food is good medicine. Food that is rich in functional vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals can support healthy body weights, combat cancer, promote sleep, and ensure … Read more

Biostimulants Boost Plant Growth in Brackish Water

Brackish Water is Toxic To Crop Plants About 97% of the fresh water on the earth is considered too brackish (too salty) for most agricultural use.¬† Desalination, or purification, is of course possible.¬† Mechanical desalination processes are widely known. But making desalination cost effective and environmentally friendly can be challenging. The National Acadamies tell us … Read more

When do you Need a Biostimulant?

Compost is an example of a soil amendment that supports biological production

Healthy Soils Require Amendments It is unrealistic to believe you can keep farming or gardening, and keep taking nutrients out of the soil without putting something back now and then. In the late 20th century, this was done with chemical fertilizers.¬† No doubt, chemical fertilizers are still used today.¬† When properly applied,¬† qualified experts will … Read more

Easy Container Gardens for Growing Food or Testing Innovations

Today‚Äôs informed consumers are growing food at home to ensure that what they are consuming is both free of pesticides and rich in nutrients. These growers are quick to learn there are a lot of confusing so-called best practices for gardening, pest management, and soil amendments. No doubt, some of this confusion centers around over-anxious … Read more

Ygy Extension Team Supports Regenerative Aggies

The Regenerative Aggie Scholarship Fundraiser helps students committed to regenerative agriculture. Donate at http://giving.nmsu.edu/RegenerativeAggies.html

¬† ¬† ¬†A big step towards our¬† vision of building sustainable farm networks was made possible in November with help from participating Youngevity Members and NMSU community donors.¬† On November 26, 2018 we held our first annual Regenerative Aggie Scholarship Fundraiser.¬† The date was strategically planned to take advantage of Cyber Monday online shopping, and … Read more