Entries by Joey van der Loo

Plants & Nitrates

Nitrate is a polyatomic ion which can be toxic to humans in large quantities as the human body can transform nitrates into nitrite. Nitrite is dangerous to our health so the lower our nitrate intake is, the better it is for our health. Regarding human consumption, the highest nitrate levels are mostly found in leafy […]

Future Farm Visit

Aptus Plant Tech is a supplier of the Alegria Soxx Farm in southern California. The high tech project gives us a glimpse of how future farming looks like. Alegria grows up to 130.000 plants per acre, almost four times as much than in regular agriculture. In additiion nutrient density reaches significant higher levels and the huge […]