Month: July 2020

July 29, 2020

Modern technologies than conventional agriculture

Considering this context, it is possible to realize that family farming is, in fact, an activity related to the use of natural resources, as it uses less  and is less intensive than conventional in what concerns the use of external inputs. This is due to the fact that the family farmer is “essentially the holder of the means of production and his relationship with the […]

July 26, 2020

Profitability of the agricultural sector

Mixed with fertilizer, they result in an excellent additive for trees. Then he started bubbling a ‘tea’ of fertilizer, using an aquarium pump in a plastic bucket. (“Even oil has its place in Permaculture,” he said. “The 20-liter bucket is the best application in the world for oil.”) He wrapped a heap of standard fertilizer in a fabric, like a bundle of a beggar, and […]

July 23, 2020

Sustainable agriculture and urban food gardening

That was the sense that I absorbed, when attending the four-day Permaculture Design Certificate course, of a week conducted by Wayne Weiseman, 58, director of the Permacult Project in Carbondale, Illinois. The founders of the movement, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, coined the term ‘Permaculture’ in the mid-1970s as a combination of permanent agriculture and permanent culture. In practice, Permaculture is a growing movement and […]

July 20, 2020

Harvest a healthy and tasty product

“Before, only retail was served,” explained the president of Ceasa-DF, José Deval. The trend towards the consumption of organic products was recorded in a study carried out by Emater in 2005 and which is still a reference for technicians today. A survey carried out by the company in 557 households in 25 administrative regions of the Federal District identified the level of consumption and the […]

July 17, 2020

The consumption of organic products

All of these restrictions seek to maintain the integrity of the inputs. Therefore, “in natura” products and inputs for processing are only considered organic if grown following all the rules of organic planting established by Brazilian and international legislation. About the certifications Organic products must be certified by an Organic Conformity Assessment Body accredited by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. Currently, two types […]

July 14, 2020

Guarantees organic farming

HAVE FULL ACCESS TO ALL SUBSCRIBER ADVANTAGESSign up nowIn an interview with Lusa agency, the president of the Portuguese Organic Agriculture Association (Agrobio) reports a 12% growth between 2014 and 2015 of the area cultivated in organic farming in Portugal (which will currently be around between 240,000 hectares), corresponding to nearly 4,000 producers and 300 processors / processors and a total production value of more […]

July 11, 2020

We have heat, water and fertilization in day

At the slightest sign of the disease, it is necessary to remove the injured part and apply a copper-based fungicide. Serrati says that the cost of implementing each hectare of mahogany, taking advantage of the entire structure of the grape, was around six thousand reais. The farmer expects to start sawing his trees when they are twelve years old. It is worth remembering that when […]

July 8, 2020

The imported species is gaining space among farmers.

2012 – African mahogany grows fast and gains space among farmers African mahogany promises to move the hardwood market in. It grows fast and is said to make quality furniture.  There was a time when mahogany in with good and noble wood. Not so long ago, mahogany became a police case. In December 2002, loggers felled hundreds of thousands of mahogany trees, which would be […]