Agriculture News

Seasonal Diversity of Hoverflies in Apple and Peach Orchards
calendar 24th May, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

Seasonal Diversity of Hoverflies in Apple and Peach Orchards

The University of Georgia's study reveals hover flies' crucial role in North Georgia orchards, offering pest control and pollination. Findings suggest targeted floral plantings could enhance these benefits, optimizing agricultural practices and boosting ecosystem services.

Cleaner Soil and Better Radish Growth with Treated Biochar
calendar 23rd May, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

Cleaner Soil and Better Radish Growth with Treated Biochar

A study by Nagasaki University shows that calcium-treated cypress biochar significantly reduces heavy metal uptake in radish plants, improving soil quality and supporting sustainable agriculture. This innovative solution enhances food safety and environmental health.

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