Since almost a thousand years, plowing technique has considered one of the main soil preparation procedure: rolling over the clods allows to bring the soil back to its initial structure and start with the seed bed preparation. However, how this technique should be performed? When should it be done? Which kind of benefits and drawbacks does it bring? In which manner plowing may affect the soil and the surrounding environment? In this article we will discover plowing in detail, its objective and its’ alternative methods.
Cover crops. What does it mean? A lot of people talk about this typology of crops and many suggest its utilization. But, in particular, what are they? What kind of benefits could they provide to a farm? One of our Forigo experts will explain this to you.
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Especially in the last 40 years, whom is concerned into the agricultural sector has adopted a series of strategies to increase the production: chemical fertilizers, new specialized crops (single crop and continuous crop) and more and more bigger machines. On one hand these strategies allowed the farms to obtain rich crops, however , on the other hand, they caused some important problems related to soil compaction. In this article we will analyze in detail what soil compaction is, its causes, the consequences and how to prevent this problem, a proper nightmare for farms owners.
Are you growing your crops in a sustainable way? Do you see yourself as a biological farmer? Do you want to reduce the cost of your production process and improve the quality of your crops? We have the right solution: the introduction of the mulching technique. Let’s analyze together how this procedure works and its advantages.
Innovation is, since many years, at the center of Forigo Roter Italia, and the concepts of transformation, improvement and sustainability allowed us to create more and more precise and sophisticated machineries, with just a single, great goal: improve the soil preparation process of our customers! Jump into Forigo world and discover how we reach our targets.
Water is life. A good management of this resource is fundamental for agricultural processes. In order to save water in agriculture, it is necessary to act on two sides at the same time: reduce consumption and preserve the resources. Let’s see together how to follow these rules.
Do you know how many alien parasites pass through your farm every year by causing damages to your crops? Discover which types of parasites are common in Italy and what you can do in order to avoid them.
Let’s go back to the topic regarding crops which don’t produce harvest. Do you know which benefits they can bring to your company? Now we will analyze the green manure technique: how you can use this process in horticulture and all the possible solutions.
How many times did you find yourself in trouble because of plentiful rainfalls? You can’t avoid completely this risk, but it’s possible to reduce it. Let’s analyze the phenomenon of water stagnation together.
More and more frequently, we hear news about the utilization of drones in agriculture. Will be these innovative instruments the answer to new farms’ needs? Jump towards the future together with us and discover when this instrument could be useful.