I have a source of organic compost that has "Humate" mixed/combined with it...Humate is an organic moss found in New Mexico and Florida (I'm sure there are other regions, but New mexico seems to be…Continue
"In Room Swamp Coolers radically increase humidity...
Reason: Swamp cooler cool the air by passing hot air through a water soaked pad. The hot air interacts with the water soaked pads evaporating the water. When the water…"
I suppose you decided not to grow the freshwater prawns (Shrimp) after all?
One of the only ways to fit them into an aquaponics grow system is to use cages in the tanks.
Since the prawns like the bottom of the tank, you can also grow…"
"You may have already killed them...
Palm trees will stand even after you kill them...
To tell you have to bore into the tree with a bit-n-brace and test the center pith (material at the center).
Incidentally, you can't poison a palm tree to…"
"I know this is a "late" reply..
But, Do you still have the #10 cans of wheat?
Are they nitogen packed? (I woulkd guess yes, since you couldn't get the bread to rise - a trait of nitogen packed grains. You have to let it…"
"We use white poly tarps... and 3/4" EMT Conduit supports frames.
In fact our patio at home uses a white poly tarp (it's been there over 3-yeras).
The poly tarp passes enough sun light for the plants, yet cuts the hot summer sun down to…"
I have a source of organic compost that has "Humate" mixed/combined with it...Humate is an organic moss found in New Mexico and Florida (I'm sure there are other regions, but New mexico seems to be the largest commercial viable concentration)...Here are a few links for study::http://www.humateintl.com/...And:http://www.rockymtnbioproducts.com/humate.htm...right now it is being delivered to a…See More
I never said it was a "non-profit"..
I fully intend for it to be a "commercial enterprise" and "for profit"..
According the the Federal Tax code: I would only have to profit two out of three years. …"
"So - the dust bowls on the plains of the early 1900's essentially didn't teach us anything?????
Industrial agriculture is needed to satisfy the growing demand for food...
Industrial agriculture doesn't have the resources nor do…"
"I am also interested..
I am working on a Growing operation utilizing an aquaponics operation, coupled with a "Boarding House" (Cheap housing for people temporarily displaced by all the Wall Street and Congressional Greed driving the…"
"We don't but our cover at Home Depot, nor do we buy them at Lowe's.... We buy in bulk from a manufacturer (most cover come 3-6 per case in bulk. Regular 12 x 24 White Poly Tarps come at 12 per case).
We use white poly tarps…"
"What kind of sheltering are you using? As Liz & Dan already pointed out, conditions in Phoenix are brutal - but this shouldn't stop your progress, consider it a challenge.
As an example, Maria (My Better Half) grows all kinds of plants…"
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