How Carelessly Planting a Tree Can Damage Your Home

Having trees surrounding your home can definitely be advantageous for you and your family. Trees provide shade, give out oxygen, bear fruit, and add beauty to your home. Trees are also important in maintaining sustainable and healthier communities as they help improve air quality by absorbing pollutants. According to several real estate studies, a well-planted … Read more

Put Those Potatoes To Bed

Potatoes To Bed

Narrow seed rows for greater yield Boosting yields by crowding plants together in high populations has been effective in crops from cotton to apples, and some pioneers in Idaho are finding that it works for potatoes, too. In fact, they have devised a new planting regime based on narrow seed rows on wide beds, and … Read more

Organic peanuts are on the rise

Organic peanuts

Southwestern peanut farmers have mastered the art of growing peanuts organically. Of the 11,940 acres certified for organic peanut production in 2005 (the most recent data set from USDA-ERS), 11,936 were located in New Mexico, Texas and Arizona. The remaining 4 acres were located in Georgia. New Mexico, with roughly 54 percent of the acreage, … Read more

ARBORJET’S NUTRIROOT EARNS USDA CERTIFIED BIOBASED PRODUCT CERTIFICATION AND LABEL

ARBORJET’S NUTRIROOT EARNS USDA CERTIFIED BIOBASED PRODUCT CERTIFICATION AND LABEL

Arborjet, Inc. has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its NutriRoot™ 2-2-3 Liquid Soil Applied Fertilizer. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. This label assures a consumer that the product contains a verified amount of renewable biological ingredients (referred to … Read more

Seeds for a big feast

I can’t believe it is November already! It feels like only yesterday that I was shaking hands with then-new editor Michael Freeze. Well… that was a year ago and he’s not new anymore. Time flies! As with show season, this is the time of year our minds go crazy. There are budgets for 2016, holiday … Read more