Factors to consider in a plastic mulch and the benefits

Mulching is a process of covering the soil with a porous material to improve soil condition and plant growth. This process creates protective cover around the plant root to make it favorable for better condition. Plastic mulch is a product used in agriculture, lawns...

How Vertical Farming Works

Vertical gardening is the practice of growing crops and utilizing vertical space to maximize land and increase water efficiency.Vertical farms come in different shapes and sizes, from simple two-level or wall-mounted systems to large warehouses several stories tall....

How IT is Shaping Agriculture

Precision agriculture (PA), also known as satellite agriculture, is a farm management approach that uses Information Technology (IT) to ascertain that crops and soil receive precisely what they need for optimum growth and productivity with the goal of ensuring...

10 Ways to Care for Soil Through a Drought

You have to prepare for every eventuality if you run a sustainable homestead. It’s easy to rest on your laurels when the weather cooperates. What do you do when it doesn’t? Climate change means many regions face droughts severe enough to cause widespread displacement...

Building The Resilience Of The Soil

It all starts and ends with the soil! Soil is important not just for growing plants and supporting our farmers, but it plays a major function in the health of the planet. Soil provides us with what is known as ecosystem services, essential for global health. The...