● Sarah Bittleman, who was the senior agricultural counselor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is now on U.S. Senator Ron Wyden’s staff as [...]
If we had to irrigate orchards by pulling tanks of water down the alleys, would we do it?
We do [...]
Weed control in a newly planted organic vineyard is difficult and labor intensive but very much needed.
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DON’T LET WEEDS
It’s particularly important to keep up with weed control in a young orchard because [...]
Engineer Graham Brodie developed the microwave weed-killing machine. Four microwave horn antennae at the back end, each about four [...]
For 21 years now, Dr. Ian Merwin has tended a 320-tree apple orchard on the eastern shore of Cayuga [...]
Drip irrigation feeds the hydroponic root bags with water and nutrients.
New technology combining hydroponics and drip irrigation [...]
Bill Powers used common materials—screen mesh, bottoms of plastic jugs—to construct his pest fan.
The key to making [...]