Sap Analysis is way to measurement nutrient levels and balance during the growing season. Sap analysis indicates what is happening in the blood of the plant. A sample is collected in two parts, a sample of old mature leaves as well as a sample of new fully developed leaves. This constitutes one sample. For the […]
The recent Farm Bill supported the inclusion of Hemp production as a legal and viable agricultural crop. This along with the increasing desire to grow and cultivate both medicinal and recreational cannabis in various states has created quite a fury of soil samples coming into CSI from growers all over the US. Chuck Holman, one […]
Obviously CSI has been a proponent of package biological products for many years. Having tested products over the years, it is apparent that in lieu of or in conjunction with a good quality compost and/or compost tea, inoculating soil and plants with biological inoculums can also provide the basis for improving soil health, plant health, […]
Soil samples have been trickling in which indicates that the arrival of warmer days and soils is just around the corner. This newsletter is chock-full of information about our soil testing (CEC, Saturated Paste and Bio-logical) and how these tools are utilized to contribute to the success of any size growing operation.
Stories Include: Did You Miss Our Winter Newsletter? Silent Spring! CSI Welcomes Smaller Growers and Homesteaders! Think of Your Soil as a Battery Biologically Speaking Crop Residue Management Sequestering Carbon…a Biological Process Compost Tea on Turf Grass and Landscapes Introducing our Garden Programs
Download a PDF version of this newsletter ACRES Pre-Conference Track CSI is proud to be presenting a (2-day) seminar on Sustainable & Organic Farming at ACRES ECO-AG University Dec. 3-4, 2014. Eco-Ag University is the Advanced Learn-ing program offered through ACRES where attendees can choose a variety of “pre-conference tracks” taught by top-notch consultants, farmers, […]