Added by on 2018-11-29

Making Liquid Fertilizer – Nutricycling Follow us at: This process is a dual-phase extraction and biofiltration technique used for making liquid fertilizer from organic biomass. Bioponica has used this method over the past 5 years for creating plant fertility in soilless grow systems. It works very well. This is not a compost tea. We are using non-digested, non-animal waste, nutrient rich biomass that is abundantly available worldwide. Nutricycling presents an extremely important opportunity for growers worldwide that otherwise rely on dry windrow composting to nourish organic farms or chemical fertilizers for non-organic growing. All biomass has nutritional value; how it is prepared for use is what makes this a unique opportunity. Unlike composting which takes 2-4 months to decompose, nutricycling extracts the nutrients within 5-10 days total. And it requires little effort to transfer to the plants, as it is contained entirely within the water used for hydrating or ‘fertigating.’ Low labor, low cost and much more efficient at capturing nutrients than dry composting. When submerged into water under anaerobic conditions (phase 1), biomass quickly decomposes with the aid of microorganisms – anaerobes, thermophiles and acidophiles. All participate in the breakdown of solids and within water these become a “leachate” which may then be used for further biofiltration and decomposition. Biofiltration bags are added in this Phase as they increase microbe surface area for greater colonization and activity. After 4-5 days of extraction, this liquid is transferred into an aerobic tank (phase 2) that decarbonizes the leachate, which puts it into a more plant-ready form that may be used in hydroponic, aquaponic and bioponic settings. Soil growers do not necessarily have to decarbonize, as the added microbe carbon-nourishment can be better handled in the soil. Bioponica has developed and refined this process and named it ‘nutricycling.’ While […]

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  • Dario Piazza 3 months ago

    I want to start an organic farm input business , organic liquid compost , biostimulants , innoculants and trace mineral foliar feeds , can I incorporate it all into one product using this method ? This is like bokashi. Korean Farming ect . Maybe you can enlighten me with your experience ? Is it possible to bottle the liquid without running it through the vortex ? Will mycorrhizae survival in that environment ? Can I add mineral supplements to the mix ? Are there any companies using this method and marketing products ? This is an great business opportunity to produce affordable fertiliser to the masses aswell as teach them to create their own.

  • Miss O.P. 3 months ago

    there was a guy doing it on growing your greens. It's how he got really wonderful green rich greens. you got a really good idea the duckweed wasn't part of his system

  • Hi David, thanks for the video. Do you have any videos you could link me too on how you make your source bio-mass material? You mentioned its not compost and I would like to know if this is something anyone can do or is it a specialized process/recipe.
    I like what your doing and wish there were more people like you on the planet.

  • edifying 3 months ago

    Really enjoy your videos and appreciate your effort to make people more independent. Do you ever apply the anaerobic liquid directly to the base of ground plants?

    Would a person's local county extension office know what the nutritional content of local weeds are or do you have any suggestions as to where one might find this information? I live in Kansas so we have plenty of grasses plus I have quite a bit of comfrey growing. But it would be efficacious to know the relative values of what is growing in ones area so that a more appropriate mixture could be formulated for specific needs.

    At this moment I have a batch of Johnson Grass and Bindweed fermenting which will be filtered before application. This a page out of the David The Good "Ferment Your Enemies" philosophy. We will see if it helps. I do know from growing up on a farm that the leachate from a 16'x50' silo will produce prodigious growth. I am pretty sure that would qualify as anaerobic composting.

  • hootsmin 3 months ago

    This looks cool, can you do a video with some more detail perhaps? Open up the buckets and / or give us an idea what you are using for biomass? Are you using the final product in an aquaponic system which contains fish?