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Jagmanjoe

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I am fairly new to the forum and am finding that I have a lot to learn with a limited time left, being older than dirt, or at least often feeling that way.  I do see quite a number of comments interspersed about growing organically and am raising the question relative to the possibility of setting up a separate topic area or sub topic area dedicated to those who are or want to grow organically?  Just posing a question about this and wondering if others believe it might be worthwhile.

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2020, 11:02:28 AM »
My farm is certified organic and I know that there are several growers on this forum that at least adhere to organic principal.  It could be a good idea.
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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2020, 11:17:01 AM »
As a certified Organic, Demeter Assoc. certified and Certified. Real Organic Project, I feel it is always a good idea to ask questions about organic.  I could start organic threads on all the fruits but I have been waiting, for a long time for questions from others on organic farm management.  Unfortunately people who do not grow organically say  “it can’t be done in Florida.”, ‘too many bugs in Florida”,”this isn’t California”,  “Compost and manure can kill Mangos”.   Mangos have been grown, probably continuously with compost and manure in India for 1000’s of years.  As far as all the posts being conventional farm posts just by default is because historically organic growers have been shut down and ridiculed here and not encouraged to share knowledge that backyard growers need regarding organic farm management. Thank god this is finally changing.
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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2020, 11:24:51 AM »
Yes
« Last Edit: November 22, 2020, 11:28:27 AM by Frog Valley Farm »

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2020, 11:28:21 AM »
Great idea! Would love to learn more and have everything in one easy to find place.

As for some criticizing organic farming techs, that is true. But I think the comment someone made in another thread about compost and manure harming mango trees is applicable to those who are not using organic farming methods, and who then overdo it.

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2020, 11:29:32 AM »
Great idea! Would love to learn more and have everything in one easy to find place.

As for some criticizing organic farming techs, that is true. But I think the comment someone made in another thread about compost and manure harming mango trees is applicable to those who are not using organic farming methods, and who then overdo it.

Yes you are correct.  You cannot mix organic with conventional and get organic result.

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2020, 12:03:23 PM »
I am fairly new to the forum and am finding that I have a lot to learn with a limited time left, being older than dirt, or at least often feeling that way.  I do see quite a number of comments interspersed about growing organically and am raising the question relative to the possibility of setting up a separate topic area or sub topic area dedicated to those who are or want to grow organically?  Just posing a question about this and wondering if others believe it might be worthwhile.

We don't want to create any more additional boards at this time. What we've seen is that when there are too many boards in a forum, it makes things confusing and cluttered.

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2020, 02:56:36 PM »
A board dedicated to forum issues would also be of benefit.
Allow yourself to know, if you wish, that this is a multi dimensional communication.
See what happens.

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2020, 05:39:18 PM »
A board dedicated to forum issues would also be of benefit.


There is a sticky thread for that here:

http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=4.0

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Re: separate topic category under tropical fruit for growing organic?
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2020, 08:31:41 AM »
Thank you!
Allow yourself to know, if you wish, that this is a multi dimensional communication.
See what happens.

 

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