Friday, April 03, 2020

Danny Vestor: World Record Cantaloupe: 65.9 lbs (29 kg)

A cantaloupe breaking the Guinness World Record, grown right here in NC

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Aug 14, 2018

At 65.9 pounds, a cantaloupe grown by Danny Vester in Spring Hope, NC, is now the largest in the world. Vester is well-known for growing large pumpkins and watermelons too.

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Organic Cannabis Farmer Shares His Secrets


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Soil microbes more important than once assumed

Richard Haney’s USDA soil tests mimic natural nutrient availability. | USDA ARS/Peggy Gred photo


There are more living organisms in one handful of healthy soil than there are humans on Earth. Their impact on soil fertility may soon change soil testing forever.

Soil testing already plays an important role in nutrient management decisions. Standard soil tests reveal levels of particular forms of macro and micro nutrients, pH, salinity and soil organic matter.

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