For the market farmer, soil health is critically important. The soil is a generic term for the upper layer of the Earth’s crust. In fact, there are six soil layers
Organic Farming Practices
By Susan Beal As people worldwide understand the importance of taking control of their health, they are also taking control of their eating habits, and that is one factor that
Companion planting began as a simple way for Ancient civilizations to improve their crop harvests by planting two or more different plants next to or near the plants they were
There are few endowments among the human race that are as fundamental to our rise in global presence and ongoing existence as our agricultural aptitude. We quickly learned that the cultivation of field crops and livestock was far superior to the primitive nomadic lifestyle we had been living.
Mushrooms are fascinating organisms that deserve the attention of more farmers and gardeners. Growing mushrooms is a good idea for multiple reasons, and can be done in a few different ways – though it also poses some challenges.
Bees vary greatly between species and families. Those distinctions mean a lot when it comes to market farms and flower farms. Yet many farms rely on honey bees foregoing the benefits that come with more specialized bees.