The 22nd World Earth Day is celebrated, an important day to dwell to reason on what we do for the soil that hosts us.
On the farm of the almond every process of transformation of the Apulian almond It is dictated by the Spasmodica search for alternative methodology to cultivate the land in a sustainable manner.
Cultivating Apulian almond with biodynamic agriculture techniques allows us to be more in tune with the nature that surrounds us.
Biodynamic agriculture is a way of making agriculture in which the same farm is a real "living" organism.
Everything is part of a single continuous cycle system where everything is born and dies.
With organic farming it shares some principles, such as the prohibition of use of fertilizers and pesticides of chemical origin.
Here on the farm of the almond we have therefore chosen to follow this biodynamic setting for ours Apulian almond, following the dictates of Rudolf Steiner.
Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher, was the first to throw the foundations on which the practices known as biodynamic agriculture will then develop.
Natural bases to fertilize the Earth: the foundations of biodynamic agriculture
At the base of the cultivation of Apulian almond The decision to use only and exclusively natural fertilizers resides with biodynamic agriculture.
Such as the "Prepared 500, cornoletami"A fertilizer involving the use of cow manure, which preferably gave birth to at least once. The manure is put inside a horn, always cow, buried and let ferment underground throughout the winter. Unseen, mix it with warm or rainy water and dynamizza, ie it mixes it for an hour creating vortices. Finally, it is distributed to the ground with the shoulder pump.
In the video below, you will discover the fertilization process with almond farm manure.
Facts, not just words, to help our land.