10 articles

Naturefarm: 20 Years

  • 7 December 2021

The Prominent Role of Lactic Acid Bacteria in Agriculture and EM

  • 17 March 2020

Lactobacilli or Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) are found in the gut and on the skin of all living organisms. They are found in every soil and on every leaf surface. Their abundance signals their importance. Ferments containing lactic acid bacteria (LAB) have been used for decades in agricultural systems to improve soils, control disease and promote plant growth.

Controlling Sludge and Odour in Vineyard Waste Water - with Testimonial

  • 25 November 2015

This testimonial from one of our winery customers who uses EM in their waste water system, shows using EM has resulted in cleaner and clearer water, no sludge build up and also complete reduction of odour.

Great Results Turning Around a Effluent Pond with EM

  • 23 October 2015

Mike Daly narrates a video showcasing the great turn around of an effluent pond using EM

Tips for Keeping your Pond Clean

  • 30 April 2015

Outdoor ponds and water gardens are a beautiful addition to any backyard. If you live in a warm climate, a water feature can substantially lower the temperature in your yard, and there is nothing more relaxing than lounging outside and listening to the sound of water on a hot summer day. Keeping your pond water clear and pristine, however, is difficult

Livestock Control – Eliminating Odors

  • 30 April 2015

Livestock and Dairy operations can produce very high levels of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide. Nitrogen in food sources produces ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases during digestion that is released into the air by livestock as the food passes through excretion. These gases cause an obvious unpleasant odor and can also lead to health problems and physical damage to animals, adversely affecting overal

EM Trough Project

  • 6 March 2015

It is exciting times at EMNZ at the moment. We have over the years heard anecdotal evidence of our microbes cleaning troughs and improving water quality. Farmers are very passionate about the need for good, healthy clean stock water however these are few and far between. We believe that the productivity of dairy cows will increase significantly through improved stock water.

Using EM in your Septic Tank

  • 20 February 2015

EM is a natural solution that works by increasing the microbial diversity of the system. It works well on poor functions systems by inoculating them with a strong, live culture of microbes like those found in EM.

Using EM on Your Dairy Farm

  • 2 September 2014

The applications of Effective Micro-Organisms (EM) in dairy farming are numerous. The areas that we can influence positively with EM are: 1. Reduction of fertiliser inputs whilst maintaining production levels 2. Reduction of nitrogen leaching and volatilisation 3. Reduction of methane and greenhouse gas emissions from the environment including animals 4. Increase in clover production

Sustainable Food Production and Waste Control Seminars Hosted by EMNZ in June

  • 15 May 2014

Don’t miss your chance to see an internationally renowned speaker near you. Dr Ravi Sangakkara will be visiting the upper North Island in early June to give a series of seminars on how our communities can grow healthy food sustainably while also reducing waste and our carbon footprint.