Fungi vs. Bacteria

We always get questions like: “How does ACF-SR differ from fungi based products?” Or, “my soil is bacteria dominant, and low in fungi populations. Why would I need more bacteria?”   Fungi and bacteria are both very important for overall soil health. Both need each other, but there are significant differences between the two. By…

How to unlock phosphorus in your soil

Across the board, fertilizer prices are higher in 2021. While nitrogen often gets the most attention, phosphorus prices are up the most. While fertilizer prices are higher, it’s important to remember the context. Prices are up from historic lows and, for the most part, remain well below the levels of 2011-2014. The exception, however, is…

Supplement your transplant water with live-brewed ACF-SR™ bacteria for rapid, healthy root development

Brewed in Norfolk County, ON., this function-focused bacteria enhances soil and plant health, resulting in increased yields and profits. Growers are looking to biologicals like ACF-SR™ to break down crop residue, improve soil health and ramp up nutrient cycles. These living microorganisms can be added to transplant water. Growers at Norland Potato completed a trial…

CASE STUDY: Dry Pasture Application, Delar Cattle & Quarter Horses

This dry pasture application, from our partners at AdvancedAg, illustrates how ACF-SR can assist with germination, improving root systems and result in a healthier pasture for cattle and horses. “My pasture is located in an area that receives very little moisture (only 4-1/10″ in 2019) and for the past 25 years I have tried endless…

Farmers are still harvesting corn and soybeans in Ontario after late planting season

The Windstor Star recently reported on record crop insurance payouts to corn and soybean farers following the wet spring in 2019. The article references Ben Rosser, a corn specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, who said in some areas including Lambton County and the Niagara region, farmers are just starting to…

Advances in Eco-Efficient Agriculture: The Plant-Soil Mycobiome

In order to achieve a desirable ecological and sustainable agriculture a thorough understanding of the plant-soil mycobiome is imperative. Commercial industrial agriculture alters greenhouse gas emissions, promotes loss of plant and soil biodiversity, increases pollution by raising atmospheric CO2, and releases pesticides, thus affecting both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Diversified farming systems, including perennial cultivated…