Category: Sustainable Farming

Biofilm Prevention & Removal

biofilm

Life Cycle of Biofilm?          Each number corresponds with a stage in biofilm development. The photomicrographs are of an actual Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm.   Biofilm Basics Contrary to common belief, most bacteria are not “free living” – instead, they live in a self-sustaining community where they cooperate with other bacteria and are largely protected from outside influences. This is properly known as a “Biofilm” although most people would recognise it as “slime”. This makes up a large…

Agricultural Water Management with Water Treatment

Agricultural Water Management

Agricultural Water Management Agrismart has developed a complete agricultural water management solution as an alternative to mains water. With the effects of climate change and increased demand both affecting water availability and driving up costs, Agrismart has developed a complete alternative to mains. Agrismart is keen to cut farm inputs, improve efficiency and increase profits. As well as providing sustainability, self-sufficiency & freedom from mains water supply, which also supports the issue of water shortage.…

What is Rainwater Harvesting?

What is Rainwater Harvesting? Rainwater harvesting is using natural resources to your advantage. We pay a fortune for mains water to be supplied to our farms without considering the other options available to supply water. In essence, we are paying for something we already have an abundance of all over the UK. Rain hits our roofs, goes down the gutter and straight down the drain. That is your money just being washed away while you continue to pay for a different…