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Fungicides

Fungicide news and updates. Find articles on fungicide selection, handling, spraying and application, efficacy and new products and technology. Get news and updates on fungicides by interacting with experts and other farmers. http://www.agriculture.com/crops/pesticides/fungicides

Herbicides

Herbicide news and updates. Find articles on herbicide selection, handling, spraying and application, efficacy and new products and technology. Get news and updates on herbicides by interacting with experts and other farmers. http://www.agriculture.com/crops/pesticides/herbicides

Insecticides

Insecticide news and updates. Find articles on insecticide selection, handling, spraying and application, efficacy and new products and technology. Get news and updates on insecticides by interacting with experts and other farmers. http://www.agriculture.com/crops/pesticides/insecticides

Plant Nutrients 101 – The effects of essential nutrients to plants

Plants should be fertilized because most soil does not provide the essential nutrients necessary for optimum growth. Even if you are lucky enough to begin with great garden soil, as your plants grow, they absorb nutrients and leave the soil less fertile. Remember those tasty tomatoes and beautiful roses you grew last year? It took […]

Law of the Minimum – Liebig’s Law

Justus von Liebig, generally credited as the “father of the fertilizer industry”, formulated the law of the minimum: if one crop nutrient is missing or deficient, plant growth will be poor, even if the other elements are abundant. Liebig likens the potential of a crop to a barrel with staves of unequal length. The capacity […]

The Soil Food Web

“Feed the Soil to Feed the Plants” The Soil Food Web is the basis of soil fertility in organic gardening and farming. Organic gardening relies on the interconnected web of soil organisms—from bacteria and fungi to protozoa, micro arthropods, and earthworms—to supply nutrients to your vegetables.