Advancing Eco Agriculture Redefines Healthy Crops

The technology to monitor plant health in the field has evolved very little in the last few decades.  Advancing Eco Agriculture is excited to introduce next generation plant sap analysis technology.  It can provide fast and accurate diagnosis of nutritional imbalances well in advance of the technology currently widely used. [Read more…]

LT. GOVERNOR KIM GUADAGNO TO ADDRESS NJ AGRICULTURE LEADERS AT ANNUAL CONVENTION

untitledTRENTON- Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will speak before New Jersey’s agriculture leaders, industry representatives, agricultural youth ambassadors and guests when they meet for the annual State Agricultural Convention at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City this week.  The Lt. Governor will deliver comments at the Delegates Dinner on Wednesday, February 5.

2014 Cattle Industry Convention Kicks Off in Nashville

NCBA-Logo-FacebookNASHVILLE– More than 6,200 cattlemen and women from across the country are registered to attend the 2014 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef AssociationTrade Show, which kicked off today at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The convention, which will run through Feb. 7, is the largest annual gathering of the beef industry.
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The divine road less traveled

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by KC Kinder, Freelance Writer
It has been said that a man has not truly lived until he has lived for something.
For the founders of Spectrum™ Premium Non-GMO seed, Linden, IN, no truer words have been spoken. [Read more…]

Soil health improves with managed livestock impact

CE-MR-Soil Health (cover photo)East Berne, NY — A family, a farm and a flock of sheep is a beautiful thing especially if you’re a soil microbe under a thick, diverse blanket of grass at the Helder-Herdwyck Farm in East Berne, NY.
Hosts Ray, Erin and Rena Bradt opened up their growing operation to 20 farmers and agency personnel for an all-day grazing workshop entitled “Manage Your Livestock So They Work for You”. It was a snapshot of how grazing animals, properly managed, and dialing in adequate pasture recovery times improves the health of the sward while mitigating the parasite presence. The Bradts demonstrated how they took a weedy pasture and scrubby hedgerows and made them into vibrant ecosystems using animal impact and portable flex-netting while feeding the soil manure and trampled forage. [Read more…]