Documentary Film Crew Visits Pennsylvania Hemp Farms

AVONDALE, Pa. — A band of Tennessee filmmakers passed through Pennsylvania this week, visiting hemp farms and interviewing farmers for a documentary film series about industrial hemp called “One Plant.”“A lot of the people that we’re trying to talk to are right here in Pennsylvania,” said filmmaker Jordan Berger, co-owner…

Why do soil-based farms incorporate indoor farming into their production systems?

Food production faces challenges today beyond the fundamental struggle of producing enough food to feed a growing population. Farmers continuously navigate obstacles related to their production system(s), trying to optimize yields and profits while adopting and implementing sustainable practices. People outside the agricultural realm often wonder why soil-based farming, while…

Polaron best eco friendly company announces the launch of vertical farming technology

/EIN News/ -- Sośnica,Poland, Sept. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Polaron is becoming the most reliable eco-friendly food supplier for this they implemented innovative methods of plantations. Using the strategy of Vertical farming technology .Amazingly being a nature lover company keep in mind the healthier worth of organic foods haverstings…

How to determine field profitability

Yield monitors, and the massive amount of data they generate, have provided farmers with information on crop performance for decades, but a comprehensive analysis of the entire operation is needed to maximize profit. While the yield maps created from that data offer insight on crop yield and characteristics such as…

Soil pH keys soil fertility

Farming practices have evolved since farmers first tilled the soil, with expectations of greater yields occurring each year. Yet, one element remains unchanged — the importance of soil pH. “When it comes to soil fertility management, soil pH is the first thing I look at on a soil test,” says…

35% of Canadian Farms Face Labour Shortages: Report

More than one-third of Canadian farms are facing labour shortages of both high and low-skilled workers, says a recent report from the Department of Agriculture. “Around a third of producers, 35 percent, were facing labour market challenges in 2022,” said the report titled “2022 Strategic Issues Survey With Producers,” obtained…