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1/7 🌱 What is hydroponic fodder? It's a sustainable and soil-less method of growing nutritious fodder for livestock. Seeds like barley, maize, and wheat are sprouted in a controlled environment using water and minimal resources.
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2/7 🌱 How to grow hydroponic fodder?
a) Soak the seeds for 12-24 hours
b) Spread them evenly in trays/ racks or containers.
c) Rinse the seeds 2-3 times a day to maintain moisture
d) Provide proper lighting and temperature (around 70°F)
e) Harvest the fodder just in 7-10 days. ImageImage
3/7 🐄🐓 What livestock can be fed with hydroponic fodder?

It's suitable for cattle, goats, sheep, poultry, etc. They relish its succulent texture and highly palatable nature. ImageImageImage
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“Every dish has a hero protagonist, which is a plant,” said Vedika, owner of MharoKhet — an experiential farm which has been growing and supplying fresh produce all around Jodhpur for two years now.⁠⁠
When the couple took a trip to Kyoto, Japan, it put a lot into perspective, as they realised that the vegetables grown in Kyoto were famous all across Japan simply for their freshness. They learnt that the vegetables were even used by Michelin-star restaurants.⁠
“If the Kyoto model was such a raging success simply because it was a farm-to-table model, could we replicate the same on our ancestral land, where we had been cultivating tomatoes and other vegetables for daily consumption for the last 12 years?” wondered Rajnush.⁠
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For a long time, #farmers in the #Goblej village in #Gujarat dedicated their time and effort to cultivating #paddy. It was their sole source of income, so they harvested it twice a year.
However, this wasn’t yielding benefits for the farmers since paddy cultivation needs a lot of water and the rainfall has been deficient over the last few years. Moreover, growing the crop during summers,
additional use of fertilisers to maintain the fields, and excessive requirement of water resulting in soil degradation, added to the woes.
To improve their income, #HCCB organized exposure visits and training at the local Krishi Vigyan Kendra for these farmers on
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Divonne-les-Bains : Karin Schneider, l'insolente qui fait du vin ...
Elle réfléchit déjà au vin qu'elle veut faire l'année prochaine, certainement avec du raisin en culture biologique ou en biodynamique.… #biodynamie
Le Hofgut Rengoldshausen célèbre 800 ans de ferme et 90 ans d'agriculture biodynamique. Depuis la fondation au XIIIe siècle, une ferme progressiste s'est développée et les femmes sont toujours influentes. #Biodynamique…
Château d’Estoublon: le jardin provençal du couple Bruni-Sarkozy Depuis longtemps conduite en agriculture biologique, les vignes se voient appliquer les principes de la biodynamie depuis quelques années.… Image
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We are just scapegoating meat. #SacredCow #Vegan #sustainableFarming
It is far more likely that modern food iscausing modern illness, not a food that we’ve been eating for 3.5 million years. #SacredCow #Vegan #Carnivore #Paleo
Producing meat fast and cheap comes at a high (moral) price. #SavredCow #vegan #paleo #Carnivore
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Catching up on @SHO_TheCircus and @jmpalmieri interview with farmer & Senator @jontester really shows we have 2 put in ALOT OF WORK & HELP the #farming industry convert to affordable #greenenergy options for tractors so they can bring in their crops. #SustainableAgriculture
Had a typo @mmckinnon! Lol!
I was raised around a large farming community in NorCal and I have to wonder if @CSUChicoRegenAg is working on solutions to move tractors off of #diesel to #biodiesel on their @ChicoState Farm? They had some great #sustainablefarming going on there back in the day! #alumni
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Opinion | Marc Benioff: We Need a New Capitalism - The New York Times…

#capitalism #economics
Reopened Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns - The New York Times…

#risks #water #health #schools #lockdown
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.@1NewsNZ recently aired a segment on our use of biochar and vermicast to reduce waste and enhance our soils. It's a great little piece with James Dicey, our Viticulturalist. #sustainable #viticulture #pinotcentral #mtdifficulty #nzwine…
Quote below from James Dicey
"Recently we have taken the next step by using the compost as a feed source for tiger worms to turn the already valuable compost into vermicast (or worm castings). #wormfarming #centralotago #nzwine
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