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Irma Castillo, Region of Antofagasta, Chile, Receives Recognition from Agro-Ecological Symposium

Award for Development of Homa Ecological Agriculture in First Symposium for Family Agriculture

   
The Agricultural Development Institute (INDAP), of the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture
, organized on 6 and 7 September 2017, the 1st Symposium on Agro-ecology for Family Agriculture. Recognition was given for the creativity and effort to those small farmers and/or their organizations, which develop agro-ecological production systems in the country's agricultural food sector.

  Mrs. Irma Castillo, who practices Homa Therapy, received an agro-ecological award. (Photo below)

Homa Farm Tenjo, Colombia - A Paradise On Earth

Maria Teresa Nuñez
Tenjo, Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America

  It is very easy to imagine what this farm was like 40 years ago, if you look at the photo of the land next to it.
(photo right)

    This farm was the same; arid, dry soil without a single flower, without a single tree. There was absolutely nothing growing.

Organic Certification for 'Satsang' Homa Farm, Curacaví, Chile

Satsang is part of the Organization of Organic Producers of Curacaví

        On Friday, May 5th, Curacaví, OPOC's Internal Control Officer, Sebastián Morales, visited the Satsang farm to verify on the ground that it meets the requirements of the Chilean regulations to be declared an organic farm. During the inspection, Sebastián Morales approved of the organic Homa cultivation techniques that are used in Satsang, a farm that last year was registered with OPOC in Chile.

       The following weekend, on Sunday, May 14th, members of the Forest Guard Network, led by Isidora Huici and Fabián Guerrero, visited the Satsang farm to harvest seeds of native Chilean trees, such as Boldo, Quillay and Peumo, to help reforesting the hills affected by forest fires in Chile last summer.
      At the time, the volunteers of the Network also took Agnihotra ash to mix with the seeds, helping their healthy and vigorous germination and growth.

(Photographs: courtesy of Fabián Guerrero)

The Effect of Organic Treatments on Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Preamble

Biochemical Efficacy of Homa Organic Farming Practices in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

An investigation was carried out at Main Agricultural Research station, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka during monsoon season 2012, to study response of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus var. Arka Anamika L. Moench) to Homa Organic Farming practices.

Preamble

Biochemical Studies on Homa Organic Farming Practices in Cabbage

An investigation was carried out at Main Agricultural Research station, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka during monsoon season 2010, to study response of cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Saint) to Homa Organic Farming practices.

Preamble

A field experiment laid out in Completely Randomised Block Design with 13 treatments replicated thrice was conducted during monsoon 2010 to study the biochemical studies on Homa organic farming practices in cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Saint).

Response of Tomato to Homa Organic Farming Practices

An investigation was carried out at Main Agricultural Research station, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka during kharif season 2010, to study response of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) to Homa Organic Farming practices.

Preamble

The field experiment was laid out in completely randomised block design with 11 treatments exposed to Homa atmosphere replicated thrice.
Objectives of Investigation:
To study the effect of Homa organic farming practices on:

  1. The growth, yield and quality of tomato.

Homa Farm of Don Ismael in Barinas, Venezuela

Jesus Manuel Pineda Rivas (photo right), wrote from Mérida, Venezuela:

Don Ismael and his son Alberto (photo below) live in the plains of Barinas state, Venezuela (5 hours from Merida). Don Ismael's mother is the owner of the farm. She has been very careful not to allow poisons on her farm. Don Ismael, following the wishes of his mother, sought and asked around until he got my phone number.

Homa Organic Farming Workshop in 'Satsang' Farm, Curacavi, Chile

Ms Karina Ohme shares about an event in her Farm 'Satsang':
"A Homa Organic Farming workshop was conducted by the agricultural engineers Carolina Morales and Paula Heinsohn (Sukhmani), both with extensive experiences in Ecological Homa Farming.

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