Renewable Farming

Month: August 2019

USDA’s August crop production report today: Hard for farmers to believe, but traders did

Iowa crop consultant Bob Streit  has been cruising fields all spring, looking at real conditions. His report (posted below) was released last weekend — well ahead of USDA’s estimate at noon EST today, which rojected a 13.9 billion bu. corn crop based on 169.5 bu. per acre. Bob had said this spring’s highly variable and stressful crop conditions “set …

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Crystallization photos reveal dramatic differences between organics. non-organic crops

Skeptics argue that there’s no nutritional difference between organic and non-organic food. They may show you a chemical analysis which they believe backs their claim. But measuring amounts of minerals doesn’t reveal the dramatic beauty and order of minerals in organic food, compared with the distorted mineral structure of non-organic food. August 12, 2019    By Jerry Carlson — A. W. Danzer’s …

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