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How Does Your Field Grow?

If you have ever planted a garden, you know just how much work is involved with producing a few tomatoes. Now imagine that work on a much larger scale. Picture yourself trying to grow 10,000 tomatoes or 10,000 bales of hay. That is the work that many in the agricultural field face each day. Technology has made the agricultural field a bit less physically demanding, but those who work in this industry still work very hard and have a lot on their plates. We appreciate agricultural workers each time we bite into some delicious veggies or fruit, which is why we created this website on agriculture topics.

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Whiteflies 101 — What Organic Greenhouse Production Managers Need To Know
28 February 2020

Common whiteflies aren't hard to miss — as their n

Indoor Hydroponic Gardens and Pest Problems
25 February 2020

If you're like many modern consumers, you love the

Whiteflies 101 — What Organic Greenhouse Production Managers Need To Know

Common whiteflies aren't hard to miss — as their name implies, they're white, and the vast majority of insect pests that affect greenhouse crops are brown and black. Whiteflies are also rarely seen singly, preferring to travel in swarming patterns instead. Their eggs are also white and somewhat resemble a fungal pathogen known as powdery mildew when they're on the surface of a leaf. Whiteflies lay their eggs on the undersides of leaves, so be sure to check that area when monitoring for insect pests. Read More 

Indoor Hydroponic Gardens and Pest Problems

If you're like many modern consumers, you love the idea of growing a vertical garden indoors. You're probably also familiar with the concept of hydroponic gardening, where plants are grown in a solution of water and nutrients rather than in traditional potting soil. Because potting soil often contains fungal spores and insect eggs, it's a primary reason why indoor gardens develop pest and pathogen problems. However, the absence of potting soil doesn't mean the absence of fungal and insect pests — unfortunately, they can enter your home environment in a variety of ways. Read More