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by Mark
17 Apr 2020, 08:02
Forum: General
Topic: Ten Economic Insights of Rudolf Steiner
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Views: 722

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”
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Views: 910

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
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Views: 918

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
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Views: 510

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
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Views: 548

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
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Views: 531

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
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Views: 521

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
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Views: 521

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
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Views: 512

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
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Views: 523

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...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:05
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: An advance stage of organic farming
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Views: 572

An advance stage of organic farming

Biodynamic agriculture: An advance stage of organic farming R A Ram and Archit Kumar ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Rehmankhera, Lucknow - 226 101 Biodynamic farming refers to “working with the energies which create and maintain life. Bio dynamics is process of healing earth w...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 22:02
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: OLD TRADITIONS AND MODERN PRACTICES
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Views: 556

OLD TRADITIONS AND MODERN PRACTICES

BIODYNAMIC AGRICULTURE – OLD TRADITIONS AND MODERN PRACTICES R. Beluhova-Uzunova*, D. Atanasov ABSTRACT The concerns regarding food security and safety, environmental challenges and resource scarcity remodel the prospects of agriculture. Therefore biodynamic farming as an alternative method for sus...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 21:55
Forum: Preparations: potentised and traditional
Topic: Various authors on the MO of preps
Replies: 4
Views: 1002

Re: Various authors on the MO of preps

... ... the effect of the biodynamic preparations - defined natural remedies that are considered a core element of biodynamic farming - is explained by a facilitation of cosmic forces. Physical effects of the preparations can be measured with scientific methods, but the presumed mode of effect is no...
by Mark
19 Feb 2020, 21:53
Forum: Biodynamics
Topic: Evolving Agriculture and Food – Opening up Biodynamic Research
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Views: 533

Evolving Agriculture and Food – Opening up Biodynamic Research

Evolving Agriculture and Food – Opening up Biodynamic Research . Biodynamic farming is a growing movement with a high reputation among farmers and consumers. It is rooted in anthroposophy, an ontological system introduced by Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) in the early 20th century. As such, biodynamic ...
by Mark
02 Feb 2020, 09:26
Forum: Preparations: potentised and traditional
Topic: Various authors on the MO of preps
Replies: 4
Views: 1002

Re: Various authors on the MO of preps

An input from Glen Atkinson In “ Biodynamic Preparations As Forces, Not Substance with Hugh Courtney ” states that ‘while the preps work with Forces and Not Substances, he does not know what the forces are, and anyone who says they do is a Liar’ As one who has spent the last 45 years studying, and ...