Biological Farming is a way to working with nature and the soil microbe biome, that results in soil health, lower costs for the grower and higher value crops.
- Measurable Bacterial Biomass (300 micrograms of bacterial biomass per gram minimum)
- Measurable Fungal Biomass (300 micrograms of beneficial fungi per gram, ideal for most crops)
- A disclosed Fungal to Bacterial Biomass Ratio (F:B)
- No Bad Guys
- Within the bacterial biomass, no spirilla, spirochetes or streptococci chains
- Within the fungal material, no more than 15 micrograms of oomycete biomass will be observed.
- Additionally, more than 10,000 Protozoa per gram
- These include flagellates and amoebae
- Very few (100 or less) ciliates
- Beneficial Nematodes (100 or more)
- Primarily bacterial feeding nematodes
- Some fungal-feeders and predatory beneficial nematodes
- No Bad Guys – No root eating nematodes
- An independent laboratory will confirm that no Fecal coliforms are present.
- If e.Coli is present, an independent laboratory will confirm there are no Istat e.Coli (the species harmful to human and animals)
- An independent laboratory will confirm that there are no heavy metals or pesticides in the compost.
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