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  1. Oh well worth a look. Soiless Substrates in Containerized Cannibis Prod..mp4
  2. Yeah come on up our aqi in khon kaen is usually around 150 now on a regular basis, we even beat bangkok and chang mai most days now. Nothing like coughing up a lung while on holiday
  3. I have had the same dtac number for 11 years now, but this year seems coverage and service have def declined, let alone true and ais have much better deals now. Im going this weekend to switch providers.
  4. https://www.lazada.co.th/catalog/?q=dog+biscuits&_keyori=ss&from=input&spm=a2o4m.searchlist.search.go.3ac375cbwEbK8C All your dog can eat. If you have an oven and the time you can make your own and will be much healthier.
  5. Seeds strains are constantly evolving, This will be the next big advance for corn production. WHY SOME OF YOUR FUTURE CORN HYBRIDS WILL BE SHORTER BAYER CROP SCIENCE IS RESEARCHING SHORT-STATURE HYBRIDS THAT IT SAYS WILL REDUCE ODDS OF GREENSNAP AND STALK LODGING. By Gil Gullickson 2/27/2019 Gil Gullickson If you’re looking for revolution in corn production, short-stature corn may be it. “Every year, we collect more data on it, we get more excited,” says Bob Reiter, who heads research and development for Bayer Crop Science. He spoke at this week’s Bayer AgVocacy Forum ahead of the Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida. “I think, fundamentally, it has the opportunity to really shift how we grow our corn crop and, more importantly, reset the base in terms of yield potential for our corn crop," he says. Currently, Bayer is establishing it as a platform for which it will breed corn hybrids. Short-stature corn is what it is – hybrids that are several feet shorter than current hybrids. Harry Stine, founder of Stine Seeds, and Stine scientists have also worked the concept. That firm’s 6- to 8-foot-tall plants look different from today’s typical 9- to 11-foot-high hybrids. More upright leaves and smaller tassels enable plants to harvest more sunlight. Thicker and shorter corn stalks will significantly cut greensnap and lodging potential, says Reiter. “It sets up a new standard in which we breed for higher densities for a corn crop,” he adds “At the end of the day, more corn yield comes from packing more plants per acre.” Bayer scientists currently are examining short-stature plant-per-acre populations in the in the upper 30,000s and low 40,000s. However, these are just preliminary levels that need more study, he adds. “We don’t know what the limit will be,” says Reiter. “It’s no different than trying to adapt corn to narrower rows.” He adds it takes time and breeding selection as to what population level will be optimized. WHERE SHORT-STATURE CORN WILL FIT “Root systems are bigger and stronger,” he says. This may be advantageous in situations where crops are frequently stressed, such as in droughty soils. On the other extreme, corn on highly managed irrigated acres is vulnerable to diseases like stalk rot and greensnap. Thus, this may be a fit for short-stature corn, he says. “Then you could go somewhere down the middle, where corn (production) is always going to be better if it stands up and doesn’t fall down,” says Reiter. “I can see a fit for different value propositions to growers.” Bayer scientists are also trying to determine if short-stature corn will use less nitrogen and less water and still produce yields comparable with current corn hybrids. Some anecdotal evidence exists to support the logic that it takes less energy to move water and nutrients upward in a short-stature corn plant. However, much more research is needed to confirm this and the degree to which it happens, Reiter says. Farmers won’t see short-stature corn on the market for several years. Reiter says Bayer needs to step up grower input and where to position it where growers can take full advantage of its benefits. Bayer is currently testing short-stature corn across the country.
  6. Im not that up on electrics for what you want to do but there is a guy named Crossy that posts in the electric thread on here that is pretty sharp on electrics, i would message him and im sure he could give you some good info.
  7. Yes it is a race and like all races you never know if you will win or not. Right now they are. Bayer and Syngenta are not the only ones working on these problems, governments, universities, private biotech companies are all contributing research to come up with new tech to combat crop disease/pest problems. The sequencing of the seed genome years ago was a major step forward, now with the crispr cas9 gene editing technology they can really effect change much faster than ever before. Are they making money ? They wouldnt be in business if they were not. R&D isnt cheap, but consider food has never been more plentiful or cheaper in the history of mankind, is that so bad for people ? BIo Farming ? if it works so well why isnt it being done on a large scale ? Like organics yeah you can feed some people with it at a much higher cost and much lower yield per area utilized, but who decides who gets this food and who goes without ? Sometimes reality is not palatable but it is what it is. Im sure the guy who leases from me doesnt like paying 350 usd for a bag of one shot seed corn but he knows in the end he will make money and produce a lot of corn to feed the world. By the way the average corn yield per acre in my area is approx. 176 bushels, try getting that from your bio farming or organic growing.
  8. By the way could you use some deep cycle high amp batteries wired up to store energy, maybe mount in the trunk ?
  9. ITS BAYER NOT MONSANTO NOW. Do you even have a clue why that seed is sterile ??? Do you understand with the environmental changes we have made to the earth the last 100 years new seed viruses-bacterial infections - blights etc. are constantly evolving ??? So that seed you saved from last year now has no resistance to new diseases, now you plant it and your crop fails and the world starves. Wake up to the reality of our ever changing environment ! Why did some rice farmers get blight this year and others didnt ??? Their seed had no resistance to it while farmers who used blight resistant seed strains had no problems. Try planting a crop without using pesticides and see what your yield is, that is if it even survives until maturity. Its too late to go back to our childhoods when things were simple and there were not 8 billion people to feed. I dont like it but its REALITY !!!
  10. I think in the end you would be better using multiple outlets and zoning out your grow area. You can put in a 2 " valve but if you dont have the pressure and flow rates to make use of it you are not going to increase your end result.
  11. Who else can feed 8 billion people with arable land disappearing at massive rates every year, going to grow everything organic (pipe dream) ? Its real easy for us in wealthier countries who can afford expensive organic food to say monsanto who is now bayer are the bad guys but the reality is if I live in a poor country i will take any food I can afford gmo or not.
  12. Its called economy of scale, I would rather have many small farms with the average people making money but with going on 8 billion people to feed small scale farming is long gone. I have 160 acres back home I lease out because I cant make any money on it after the expense of everything to farm it i am working for free. The family I lease to farm over 10000 acres. If you are not planting a minimum of 3000 acres its just not worth it. Thailand needs to wake up and realize these little postage size plots of lands are a waste of time, money and effort.
  13. Not much for country and western, and a squat toilet works too, but i dont use those either.
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