Everyone relies on the earth for sustenance, whether they realize it or not. The earth is the source of the water, food, and fresh air that humans need to thrive. Unfortunately, some aspects of modern life contribute to the destruction of the earth. Extensive use of plastics, unsound factory farming practices, and rampant pollution can harm the environment. Sustainable solutions are necessary. Ecological sustainability will ensure that everyone can access the resources that they need and future generations can enjoy the earth as well.
25 January 2021
Like all other living things, plants require certain nutrients in order to thrive. Whether plants are growing in the wild or are being commercially produced for a consumer market, they must have enough potassium, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, oxygen, and carbon. Although all of these nutrients are present in natural soils, it's sometimes necessary to add organic nitrogen fertilizer to promote healthy growth because of nitrogen loss caused by runoff, erosion, and crop removal.
10 March 2020
Abundant, clean water is necessary for all forms of livestock found on the average farm. Cattle can be expected to drink, on average, up to 30 gallons of water each day. If the animals are dairy breeds that produce milk, the amount of water consumed is likely to be even higher, especially during the peak of their lactation cycles or when seasonal temperatures are very hot. If you are wondering if your farm would benefit from the drilling of one or more wells to provide livestock water, here are three potential benefits to consider.
25 February 2020