The Neglected Plant Nutrient

This image of a seedling challenges the viewer to consider which plant nutrient is most neglected.

The neglected plant nutrient, carbon, is arguably the most important plant nutrient because, out of seventeen recognized plant nutrients, carbon makes up the largest portion of the plant’s dry weight.¬† Is it realistic to expect all this carbon to come from atmospheric CO2?¬† Are you including¬† carbon with your N, P, and K? [divider] LINKS … Read more

Oxytocin for Heart Health and More

Image shows the relationship between oxytocin and heart health.

Oxytocin supports heart health and more.   Often referred to as the “Love Hormone,” this little molecule is best known for its effects on social behavior. When oxytocin levels are high, humans and other mammals feel drawn to one another. Social animals require healthy bonding for survival, and oxytocin has probably evolved to reinforce those bonds. … Read more

Why Keep Native Plants on Your Farm or Garden

Podcast describes Reasons for Native Plants

Reasons to include native plants are abundant. Listen to this week’s episode to learn why we include native plants on our farm.¬† ¬†Can you benefit from using natives in your farm or garden?   Description LINKS TO RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE Medicinal Herb eBook and Newsletter Signup USDA Plants Database¬†(Unaffiliated Public Website) ABOUT EPISODE … 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

Better Health Is Yours to Reclaim

Melissa Brice of Reclaim Wellness Talks about Taking Charge of Health and Wellness

     Melissa Brice of Reclaim Wellness, a holistic health center in Las Cruces, NM, was a recent guest on Microbes, Minerals, and Mindsets.  Like so many  in the rapidly expanding area of holistic health and wellness, Melissa reached her perspectives about health through her personal struggle to get better.   In this episode, we discuss … Read more

From International Business to Local Regenerative Farming

Health Concerns Led International Businessman Glen Schultz to Abandon Fortune 500 Sales and Start a Farm As Glen Schultz researched the cause of his son’s ailments, he became concerned about the way milk and other foods were being produced.¬† At first, he shopped from natural grocery stores.¬† But that wasn’t enough.¬† The more deeply he … Read more