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by Mark
06 Aug 2020, 09:52
Forum: Preparations: potentised and traditional
Topic: Various authors on the MO of preps
Replies: 5
Views: 1484

Re: Various authors on the MO of preps

Stewart Kahn Lundy In biodynamics, when we pack manure into a horn, we are not distilling but we do have a “blind” alembic wherein the earthiness is specifically preserved in order to stimulate a greater relationship of plants to the living earth and to its salt content. But even here we no longer ...
by Mark
23 Jul 2020, 22:30
Forum: General
Topic: BD and Carbon
Replies: 0
Views: 318

BD and Carbon

How do organics and biodynamics affect a vineyard’s carbon footprint? Winemakers from Burgundy, Austria, Portugal and California debated the complex issues around sustainable, organic and biodynamic viticulture at a recent climate talk hosted by the Porto Protocol Foundation. Julie Sheppard July 23...
by Mark
27 Jun 2020, 12:08
Forum: Agrohomeopathy
Topic: Agrohomeopathy Research
Replies: 0
Views: 309

Agrohomeopathy Research

AGROHOMEOPATHY: AN EMERGING FIELD OF AGRICULTURE FOR HIGHER CROP PRODUCTIVITY AND PROTECTION OF PLANTS AGAINST VARIOUS STRESS CONDITIONS Sushobhan Sen, Indrani Chandra, Mst Arjina Khatun, Sabyasachi Chaterjee and Sumanta Das. Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan...
by Mark
08 Jun 2020, 08:13
Forum: General
Topic: The Moon & Earth's water
Replies: 0
Views: 619

The Moon & Earth's water

Formation of the moon brought water to Earth May 21, 2019 The Earth is unique in our solar system: It is the only terrestrial planet with a large amount of water and a relatively large moon, which stabilizes the Earth’s axis. Both were essential for Earth to develop life. Planetologists at the Univ...
by Mark
17 Apr 2020, 08:02
Forum: General
Topic: Ten Economic Insights of Rudolf Steiner
Replies: 0
Views: 1256

Ten Economic Insights of Rudolf Steiner

Ten Economic Insights of Rudolf Steiner “The whole Earth, considered as an economic organism, is the social organism. Yet this is not being taken into account anywhere. It is precisely because of this error that the whole science of political economy has grown so remote from reality. People want to...
by Mark
22 Feb 2020, 09:26
Forum: Planting by the stars
Topic: Why Your Grandparents Would “Plant by the Signs”
Replies: 0
Views: 1338

Why Your Grandparents Would “Plant by the Signs”

Why Your Grandparents Would “Plant by the Signs” aaaaaaGarden.jpg can hear her shaky voice like it was yesterday, “You need to get your taters in the ground tomorrow, ’cause the signs is right’.” The last “Granny Woman” of our family, my ‘Mamaw’ served as a wealth of knowledge for most everything w...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:32
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: 500, enzymes and pumpkins
Replies: 0
Views: 1457

500, enzymes and pumpkins

The effect of horn-manure preparation on enzymes activity and nutrient contents in soil as well as great pumpkin yield Abstract: This investigation was inspired by an increasing global issue on how to improve soil quality while using alternative preparations instead of synthetic fertilizers. The ma...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:27
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: BD and intuition
Replies: 0
Views: 895

BD and intuition

Could biodynamics help bridge the gap in developing farmer intuition? Saskia G. von Diest Abstract: Several scientific studies indicate that farmers do not often use formalised decision support tools as expected, and many prefer to rely on their intuition to make practical management decisions. Whi...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:24
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Maize and N fixation
Replies: 0
Views: 882

Maize and N fixation

Breeding maize under biodynamic-organic conditions for nutritional value and N efficiency/N2 fixation W. Goldstein*, A.A. Jaradat, C. Hurburgh, L.M. Pollak, and M. Goodman Abstract: An overview is given for an ongoing maize breeding program that improves populations, inbreds, and hybrids in the Mid...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:19
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: BD preps and compost
Replies: 0
Views: 873

BD preps and compost

Biodynamic preparations on static pile composting from prickly pear cactus and moringa crop wastes Heberto Antonio Rodas-Gaitán, José Manuel Palma-García, Emilio Olivares-Sáenz, Edgar Vladimir Gutiérrez-Castorena, Rigoberto Vázquez-Alvarado Abstract: Biodynamic agriculture, which considered biodyna...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:19
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Preps, roots and health
Replies: 0
Views: 887

Preps, roots and health

Biodynamic preparations, greater root growth and health, stress resistance, and soil organic matter increases are linked Walter A. Goldstein / Herbert H. Koepf / Chris J. Koopmans Abstract: The effects of biodynamic preparations were tested in the context of comparisons of conventional, organic, an...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:16
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Preps - coloured potatoes
Replies: 0
Views: 858

Preps - coloured potatoes

Effect of biodynamic preparations on the soil biological and agrochemical properties and coloured potato tubers quality Nijolė Vaitkevičienė*, Elvyra Jarienė , Reto Ingold, Jasmin Peschke Abstract: The aim of this research, which was undertaken in three years (2013–2015), was to evaluate the effect...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:12
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Apples & eurythmy
Replies: 0
Views: 849

Apples & eurythmy

Changing the taste of apples by eurythmic treatments Eckart Grundmann*, Tanja Baumgartner Abstract: Eurythmy is a performing art based on anthro- posophy which tries to make non-visible forces visible by human movements. According to the concept of anthro- posophy a eurythmist is capable to come in...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:09
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Research review
Replies: 0
Views: 866

Research review

Research in biodynamic food and farming – a review Christopher Brock, Uwe Geier, Ramona Greiner, Michael Olbrich-Majer, Jürgen Fritz* Abstract : Research into biodynamic food and farming has a long history within the biodynamic movement. Whilst the basic aim of this research has always been to prov...