Elemite becoming a contender against chemical fertilizers

April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

  Traditional chemical fertilizer has been one of the most commonly used fertilizers in Mexico for decades. Healthier, effective alternatives have been scarce but a new contender has joined the fight and is proving to [...]

How to Grow Herbs in your Kitchen!

March 5th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Grow Herbs in your Kitchen Herbs are packed with nutrients. Unfortunately the nutrients are easily lost with long storage time. According to Dr. Brian Hetrich of Hippocrates Health Institute, "Half of the nutritional [...]

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Soil Depletion in Mexico

February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Soil Depletion in Mexico Soil depletion can be defined as the removal of soil nutrients responsible for fertility without adequate replacement. It also encompasses loss of biological diversity and destruction of soil structure. It is [...]

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Trace minerals? Got ’em in your crop?

February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Why trace minerals matter. Trace minerals, also referred to as micronutrients are essential for plant growth and play an important role in balanced crop nutrition. The major difference is that unlike the primary / major [...]

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Organic Farms in Mexico!

February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Mexican farmers are increasingly choosing organic. Organic farms in Mexico Organic farms in Mexico areslowly but surely gaining ground. Local demand has been low. 98% of the organic produce is exported. However with a [...]

Elemite Application Guidlines

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

GENERAL ELEMITE  Application Guidelines Elemite can be applied in liquid or dry form, depending on conditions and equipment. *If possible, avoid windy conditions during application to prevent the loss of fine particles.  Combining Elemite with Elemite [...]

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Organic? Yep. Elemite is the real McCoy.

February 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

What is The Organic Materials Review Institute: "OMRI supports organic integrity by developing clear information and guidance about materials, so that producers know which products are appropriate for organic operations. OMRI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit [...]

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Tomato plant diseases? Got one? Let’s see.

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Tomato Plant Disease Check: How can you tell if your crop is lacking Nitrogen? Boron? Magnesium? Or most other micro and macro nutrients? Here's a quick and general "eyeball test" put forth by Wade Berry, UCLA. [...]

  • High Organic Soil v. Low Organic Soil

Cornell researchers find: “The higher the CEC the more clay or organic matter present in the soil. This usually means that high CEC (clay) soils have a greater water holding capacity than low CEC (sandy) soils.”

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Credit | Spectrum Analytic Agronomic Libraryhttp://www.spectrumanalytic.com/support/library/ff/CEC_BpH_and_percent_sat.htm Cation exchange Capacity fact sheet from Cornell University. The capacity of the soil to hold on to positively charged ions in the soil is called the cation exchange [...]

What is Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)?

January 25th, 2016|0 Comments

The CEC Mechanism is the soil's Cation Exchange Capacity. CEC is a measure of how many nutrients a soil can supply to crop, or in other words, how fertile is the soil? The higher the [...]

The 15 Nutrients Your Plants are Dying to Have

January 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Most farms today focus almost exclusively on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Calcium (NPK). So each year, they find themselves adding more and more NPK to maintain yield. Farmers today struggle to feed the the ever-rising population [...]