[permaculture] Fwd: [SANET-MG] Organic Certification for Indigenous Cooperative Members: buffers and rotation

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 13:14:58 EST 2017


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From: Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 1:10 PM
Subject: Re: [SANET-MG] Organic Certification for Indigenous Cooperative
Members: buffers and rotation
To: sanet-mg at googlegroups.com



On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:31 AM, Kris Johnson RR <cjohnson143 at woh.rr.com>
wrote:

> It sounds like they immediately need to do some soil testing and
> appropriate soil amendment to get a better mineral balance so they get
> healthy plants that don't attract so many pests. Their increasing pest
> problems indicate they are mining the soil of minerals. Good results in a
> few plots could motivate the others to follow suit, and would be a first
> step in becoming certified organic while getting better results during the
> transition.
> http://www.soilminerals.com/
>

Hear, hear! This is excellent advice.
Maybe they could make Certified Naturally Grown and some kind of Fair
Exchange participation work for them.




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