Food Security & Climate Change: Let’s Talk Soil

Soil microbes are key to the function of agricultural systems. Microbial populations play roles in nutrient cycling, from fixing nitrogen to solubilizing phosphorus. Thus started an interview with Dr. Kristine Nichols, the former Chief Scientist at the Rodale Institute, an independent research institute for organic farming. This is the same role SymSoil’s Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. Elaine Ingham, held. The full interview can be found here, but here are a few highlights: Soil health is critical to both food security and combating climate change because soil is the foundational resource for our food production—basically, without soil, we cannot grow food. … Continue reading Food Security & Climate Change: Let’s Talk Soil

SymSoil Announces Move to Solano County

SymSoil, a leader in development of biological soil amendments for agriculture that help restore the natural organic minerals to return soil to is indigenous strength,  announced this week its commitment to locate operations in Solano County. This is a first stage for the company as it embarks on its mission to stem the tide of chemical and pesticide use in farming the food we eat. Click below to read the full story: https://www.dailyrepublic.com/solano-news/fairfield/new-chemical-free-soil-amendment-firm-sets-up-in-solano/ For more information contact   Continue reading SymSoil Announces Move to Solano County

Regenerative Agriculture and SymSoil

Regenerative Agriculture is a system of farming principles, processes and practices that actively enriches soils, biodiversity of the soil microbes, the overall ecosystem and watersheds while effectively increasing soil fertility and agricultural yields. Most practitioners believe that Regenerative Agriculture can improve the resilience of the farmer and rancher economically, as well as the well-being of the surrounding communities. SymSoil Inc., as a microbe farmer and soil blender, may be overly focused on the role of the soil microbes in plant health. Our science staff approaches Regenerative Agriculture from the perspective of training in permaculture, Korean Natural Farming, carbon chemistry and … Continue reading Regenerative Agriculture and SymSoil

Healthy soil equals healthy people

Here is an article from the Rodale Institute entitled  Why Supporting Regenerative Agriculture Is The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do For Your Health       When we talk about sustainable farming practices, we tend to focus on its importance for the environment, for our food security, and our desire to put food on the table that’s not contaminated with pesticides. But there’s an important topic doesn’t get talked about often enough: how food sustainability is inextricably tied to our health.   Continue reading Healthy soil equals healthy people

California Olive Ranch Pursues Regenerative Agriculture

California Olive Ranch CEO Gregg Kelley asserts that his company has taken decisive measures to “work with the land,” rather than against it throughout their production operations. https://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-business/california-olive-ranch-pursues-regenerative-agriculture/58849apple.news/AE3s4UMwpSZSi6Rytc_hTxA Continue reading California Olive Ranch Pursues Regenerative Agriculture