North American Agriculture Discussion

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''Black Dirt Region'' in NEW YORK (state).

#91 Post by plinio.lisboa.br » 13 Apr 2021 20:00

''Black Dirt Region'' in NEW YORK (state).

Pine Island - The second largest land mass of fertilized black soil after the ice ages in the current territory of the United States. Satellite images of the area show that the region has about 26,000 acres (10,400 ha) of the "chernozem" type (The type of soil that is the most fertile that can exist on planet Earth, is found for example in Ukraine. The country with the most soils of this type. Another area very famous for having this type of soil is called: '' Mesopotâmia Platina '', which is located between the Paraná River - Rio Paraguay, Rio Uruguay, in South America. Lesser occurrence in Uruguay and Brazil. Finally, another large area of soil of this type is found in Iraq with Mesopotamia - original). they are soils of high agricultural fertility.

The American region is peculiarly humid and organically rich, famous for the cultivation of onions has a natural concentration of natural onions chemicals, due to the chemical characteristics of the soil, the useful life of onions is longer than that of onions in other regions of the USA.

'' The high sulfur content of the soil of thousands of years of composted vegetation raises the levels of pyruvic acid in the onion, which in turn increases the sugar content, resulting in a strong and spicy flavor. make it exceptionally sweet. ''
- BBC Travel. '' New York's beloved 'black dirt' onions ''. CASHMAN, Shane. August 23, 2019.
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDJ1I7BIaI4

The region also produces: lettuce, epazote, cabbage, pumpkin, cucumber, tomato, peppers, jalapinos, sunflowers, gladioli, radish, potato, tomato, carrot, Sod / turf (also known as gram. When harvested in rolls, it is held together by its roots and a thin layer of soil. Used for lawns, golf courses, sports stadiums, landscaping (residential, commercial, urban). More info ''Sod- Turf" in USA, link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sod.
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps4bBq6isSo

Photos:
Farm: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffs4653 ... otostream/

''Mission land" (land historical sign)
Image
Reference photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffs4653/7334977742

''Drowned lands "(land historical sign)
Reference photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffs4653 ... otostream/


Reference: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/2019082 ... irt-onions

Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Dirt_Region

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Largest '' red bean '' farm in the world (state - Wisconsin)

#92 Post by plinio.lisboa.br » 14 Apr 2021 04:31

Continuing the research, we will present a little about the largest red bean farm and agroindustry in the United States, and also in the world.

''Chippewa Valley Bean''.

This is the largest agricultural company in the United States in the production and processing of '' red beans '', it also has some commercialization and production of '' purple beans ''. Individually, the agricultural company owns the largest red bean production farm in the United States, and holds the title of the largest irrigated red bean production farm, and is the largest individual producer.

Site: https://www.cvbean.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Chippewa-Valle ... 309484465/

It has more than 100 family farms, producers and suppliers of red beans (kidney beans). He grows over 3,500 acres of the farm on his own, and buys beans from farmers. He has farmer suppliers in: Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Indiana. It processes and markets 25% of dark red beans grown in the United States, between 60% and 70% of which are destined for the United Kingdom and Europe.

It also exports to: Switzerland, Austria, Holland, France, Italy. In Italy, beans are canned and resold in other markets. In Asia, Japan stands out as an importer.

The '' Chippewa Valley Bean '' processing unit handles (45,000 tonnes) of beans each year. The company also markets beans and dried peas and sells pre-packaged bean soups.
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QT7nq7Y0rM

The largest producer and processor of ''kidney beans'' (dark red beans), in the world on its farm which is named: "Doane Farm '', located in: Menomonie, WI.
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQbflNRSi_Y

Google maps farm and factory: https://www.google.com.br/maps/@44.7918 ... a=!3m1!1e3

Street view farm and factory bean ''Red'':
https://www.google.com/maps/@44.785398, ... 312!8i6656

Reference:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGQJiaIP3y4

References

1. Reference: https://www.wearegreenbay.com/midwest-f ... re-county/

2. Reference: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cindy-brow ... 1533220705

3. Reference: https://www.dnb.com/business-directory/ ... 5d8bb.html

4. Reference: https://www.minneapolisfed.org/article/ ... in-britain

5. Reference: https://chippewa.com/dunnconnect/news/l ... 4150d.html

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Re: North American Agriculture Discussion

#93 Post by plinio.lisboa.br » 14 Apr 2021 22:38

Coronado Farms.
Facebok: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coronado ... 153899079/

Loccalization: Wilcox, Arizona

Coronado Farm is about 18 minutes south of Willcox. the main focus is the development of heifers. Therefore, we obtain all 90-day-old heifers that are born and then transferred to larger groups. keeps 75,000 animals. and milking 7,500 cows twice a day, enough to supply eight trucks that leave this location daily for New Mexico.

Map Farm.
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Most livestock feed is grown on their properties, using a rotating mixture of corn, wheat and alfalfa silage. The plantations are irrigated by about 200 central pivot irrigation systems, which create giant green circles that stand out in sharp contrast to the surrounding dry soil. It has more than 37,000 acres.

Google maps:
https://www.google.com.br/maps/place/Co ... 09.7575251



1 Video
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43SO2WnVbDs


2. Video
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTZvLx1DQFo


References:
a. Reference: https://news.azpm.org/p/news-topical-na ... n-willcox/

b. Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s64WKf3lOII&t=1s

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Re: North American Agriculture Discussion

#94 Post by plinio.lisboa.br » 15 Apr 2021 16:33

In Arizona - Bean production "Pinto Bean''
Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImXH7eLfLu0


As of 2015, the planted area was about 10,000 acres (including chickpeas). The pinto bean accounted for 4,000 acres. In 2017 the Arizona bean harvest was 5,177 acres and 90% of those acres were in Cochise (2,572 acres) and Graham (2,083 acres) counties. These two municipalities produced 93% of the bean production in the state. The largest producer and grower of beans in Arizona is the company: "Bonita Bean Company '' in Willcox.

Arizona bean growers are concentrated in the Sulfur Springs valley. The area of ​​the bean has as its north point: the village of Bonita. The village of Kansas in the center of the valley, where the 'Bonita Bean Company' 'bean processing plant is located. The southern point of the producing region is south of the town of Elfrida, close to the border with Mexico. (small oval beans, light brown, with light purple hues). It should not be confused with another variety "carioca beans" (medium, oval, light brown beans, with dark brown hooks) from Brazil, although technically it belongs to the group of "pinto" beans.

Pinto beans take about 90-150 days to grow to the point of harvest, and are harvested from June to August. they are suitable for subtropical climates, and they can be tolerant to the Mediterranean climate, they can be sensitive to the cold of other types of climates. Chick beans need long, hot summers with total exposure to the sun for at least 6 hours a day.

It is the most produced bean in the USA and the most popular in America. It is also the one that contains more fiber. The ''pinto bean'' varieties include: Othello bean, Maverick bean, La Paz bean, Windbreaker bean, Alavese bean , carioca bean ...

Website ''Bonita Bean Company'': http://www.bonitabean.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bonita-Bean-Co ... 727111790/

Street view - ''Bonita Bean Company': 'https://www.google.com/maps/@32.0814611 ... 328!8i1664
Google maps: https://www.google.com/maps/@32.0814611 ... a=!3m1!1e3


Map - Main bean producing states.
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1.Reference: https://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2018/03 ... flagstaff/

2. Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinto_bean

3. Reference: https://www.azfb.org/Article/Arizona-Be ... More-Beans

4. Reference: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Ma ... pintos.php

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