In the last decade, organo-mania moved wild. Everyone currently wants to eat organic food or buy organic clothes, organic baby supplies, organic furniture etc. There is a general belief globally how the environment is contaminated with chemicals and several medical disorders could be on account of pollution and chemicals. Almost every type of commercialized food in the past has had some kind of artificial chemical inserted to really make it look nicer and taste better. Further, the incidence of mental problems in children has risen and thought to be as a result of increased consumptions of foods containing artificial chemicals. Well, things have changed recently and consumers are becoming more capable and still have begun to read labels before selecting foods.
To illustrate this point and shed some light on this topic from GreenShield, there was clearly an interesting article in Seed Daily Online News recently entitled; “UN Expert Calls for Farming Changes” through the staff writers in Geneva – posted on October 16, 2010. Amongst the concerns were that 14% of all man- caused greenhouse emissions originated in agriculture. Still, I’d like to remind my readers that only 2.6% coming from all CO2 inside the atmosphere is man made anyway. Other issues included;
Other great things about growing hydroponic vegetables include little use of water and output of good quality and harmless food. Hydroponics uses less water since the system recycles the lake in a very closed system. However, it’s required that only clean rainwater or mineral water needs to be used. Hydroponic gardening can even be a useful source of income for the family or microenterprises. And aside from being a source of nutritious and appropriate food choices, growing hydroponic vegetables also create good landscape decoration.
Farming equipment always requires maintenance and repairs, so maintain your dependence on parts and service in your mind when deciding on any equipment. For those able to perform normal maintenance and repairs, have the maintenance and repair manuals for any equipment purchased. Brands who have local parts outlets needs to be given priority, as equipment downtime can seriously affect a chance to complete needed work. When the objective is usually to maintain the farm or ranch operating, pick the equipment that will best make that happen.
Food can include shredded paper and cardboard that happen to be rich in carbon. What NOT to feed your worms- There are merely a few things not to give your worms. Citrus fruit and peelings are highly acidic and may not go into a worm farm. Onions, garlic and other similar things should be overlooked. Meat, whether cooked or raw is also not recommended, however I know some breeders that have added a sprinkle a sprinkle of Blood and Bone mixtures towards the heap.