Ecological Laboratories Receives OMRI Certification for Quantum Light

Ecological Laboratories

Ecological Laboratories, Inc. has announced organic certification for Quantum Light, its flagship beneficial bacteria product formulated to improve soil biodiversity and increase crop yields. With this certification, Ecological can now support the rapidly growing organic farming market with its all natural product technologies.  “Our objective continues to be the development of products focused on improving … Read more

MOFGA Encouraged By Senate Opposition To The DARK Act


The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) praised Senator Susan Collins and Senator Angus King today for opposing a federal bill that seeks to overturn Maine’s historic law requiring labeling of foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The bill got a bi-partisan rejection with a vote of 48 to 49. MOFGA Read about: Long Acres … Read more

Long Acres Potato Farms: How to Have a Future in Potato Production

Potato Farms

The faint of heart should probably avoid the potato business. That’s the frank advice of Bryan Beck, co-owner with his father, Clarence, of the 3,100-acre Long Acres Potato Farms in Tionesta, Pennsylvania. “It is very cyclical and challenging. The fun part is just when you think you have it figured out, they throw you a … Read more

BinMaster & Device Solutions Announce Launch of Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring

BinMaster & Device Solutions Announce Launch of Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring

BinMaster and Device Solutions Inc have announced their strategic alliance that will revolutionize remote monitoring with end-to-end solutions for sensor-based networks. BinMaster & Device Solutions Announce Launch of Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring The companies have teamed up and designed systems that automate data collection, dissemination, and reporting. Customers across any industry will be able to monitor and manage data … Read more

Getting a Handle on Frost Protection

Frost Protection

Orchard growers across the United States know all too well the toll of frost damage. Combating frost and controlling its overall effects could mean the difference between a fruitful harvest or sluggish season. We recently spoke with Steve Hammersmith, chief executive officer of Shur Farms Frost Protection and author of “Cold Air Accumulation and the … Read more