Sunday, November 21, 2010

Model farm in Cambodia

During 10 – 11 November 2010, Mr Kanit Muangnil, Senior Managing Director of Saraburi Kyusei Nature Farming Training Centre and APNAN were called to fly to the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia, in order to discuss with Japanese NGO named SAJ (School Aid Japan) which has Organic Farm in Kampongchanang province in Cambodia. The Organic Farm has just started its operation with 12.6 ha. It should be designed as the integrated farming model, which demonstrates how sustainable agriculture can be done with the concept of Nature Farming and EM Technology.

The main objective of the organic farm managed by SAJ is to grow organic product in order to supply enough amount of food and create new employment opportunity for the local community.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

EM cleaned a fish pond in India

In Midnapore district, West Bengal, EM was just introduced to fish cultivation.A farmer was facing a problem of diseases of fish because of water pollution. He tried to apply EM to the pond, and found the less algae and no more diseases.Now he is applying 40L of Activated EM to the pond(about 7500 cubic meter) once a week.

Near side: EM treated pond with less algae
Far side: Untreated pond

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

An EM activity in Nepal

Help and Care is a NGO which is promoting EM Technology to farmer group to improve the productivity of agriculture in about 20 districts in Nepal.
In Sindhu Palchok district, which is 3 hours away from Kathmandu, a group of 17 farmers are using EM for rice, vegetable, fruit cultivation and live stocks.
EM is mixed in drinking water for goat and cow(dilution, 1:100), and then animal dung is treated with EM spraying(dilution, 1:20).
This EM treated compost is applied to field and EM dilution is applied before planting(dilution, 1:20 ) and for regular foliar spray(dilution, 1:20).

The effect of EM in this region
-Less disease of cow and goat
-Less odor in the stall
-Better growth of crops