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Hydrosource and Farming – Executive Summary

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Potted Plant Mix- Landscape Shrub & Tree Installation FAQ

Posted by on 3/4/2016 to Library
To make potting soil from scratch for indoor or outdoor potted plants, partially pre-hydrate Medium Grind (1-2 mm) CLP by placing one rounded cup dry CLP in a five gallon bucket and fill with water- wait 15 to 30 minutes (depends on the temperature of the water) for the CLP to absorb the water and […]

Material Safety Data Sheet

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NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL CHRISTMAS TREE FARMING

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NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL CHRISTMAS TREE FARMING 28 April 1998 This 15′ X 300′ (4.5m X 96m) bed was originally constructed in 1995 on our farm in NE Oklahoma. It was planted with 300 cantaloupes in 1995 and 1996, and with 300 cucumbers in 1997. Deer were a persistent problem as the cantaloupes ripened, and in 1997 a […]

NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL CHRISTMAS TREE FARMING

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NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL CHRISTMAS TREE FARMING 28 April 1998 This 15′ X 300′ (4.5m X 96m) bed was originally constructed in 1995 on our farm in NE Oklahoma. It was planted with 300 cantaloupes in 1995 and 1996, and with 300 cucumbers in 1997. Deer were a persistent problem as the cantaloupes ripened, and in 1997 a […]

BUCKET KIT WATERING VS. HAND WATERING

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BUCKET KIT WATERING VS. HAND WATERING Elizabeth D. Adams Chapin Third World Projects 368 N. Colorado Ave. Watertown, NY 13601 Richard D. Chapin Chapin Watermatics Inc. 740 Water St. Watertown, NY 13601 Western Polyacrylamide Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information ABSTRACT Bucket Kits are now being used in many countries to help the poorest […]

“NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL” HIGH YIELD WATERMELONS

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“NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-TILL” HIGH YIELD WATERMELONS  Western Polyacrylamide Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information BACKGROUND: In 1996 I started significant production of Nancy watermelons, a large, thin-rind, very sweet heirloom melon which has been in our family for more than 110 years. Nancy (nee Tate) Bryan, a first cousin of my great-grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Wofford, first […]

MARRIAGE OF THE CHAPIN BUCKET IRRIGATION KIT AND THE HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT SYSTEM

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MARRIAGE OF THE CHAPIN BUCKET IRRIGATION KIT AND THE HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT SYSTEM Western Polyacrylamide Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information The Chapin Bucket Irrigation Kit is a proven, low cost vegetable production system, ideal for use in most parts of the Third World. It costs less than $US10 ($7 for the kit and $2-3 for […]

NO-TILL HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT GARDENING OVER ROCKY GROUND

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NO-TILL HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT GARDENING OVER ROCKY GROUND Western Polyacrylamide Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information (Jay, Oklahoma–1996) It now appears possible to construct Hydrosource/Sunbelt NO-TILL gardens down over virtually any rocky ground which will grow grasses and other weeds. For example this no-till garden was constructed in early 1996 by Paul Graham (Jay, OK) over a […]

Miracle on the Beds

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This a reprint of a Russian language article entitled “Miracle on the Beds” which appeared in a May 1996 issue of the Volgograd (Russia) Oblast’s newspaper, Farmer’s Word. It describes in popular form how plants are grown with the Hydrosource/Sunbelt Dryland Gardening System. The English translation of this article is not yet available, although we […]

THE CHAPIN BUCKET IRRIGATION KIT

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THE CHAPIN BUCKET IRRIGATION KIT Sold to missionary and other humanitarian groups at the subsidized cost of $US7 each, the Chapin Bucket Irrigation Kit (families supply their own buckets) appears to be a major, effective new tool for enabling the poor of the world to help feed themselves. The buckets are mounted on posts 3′ (1m) high […]

“NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-CULTIVATE” SMALL FRUIT OPERATIONS

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“NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-CULTIVATE” SMALL FRUIT OPERATIONS Dan Wofford, Jr. Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information November 27, 1995 SUMMARY: A newly developed type of ten-year “NO-IRRIGATE/ NO-WEED/NO-CULTIVATE” dryland vegetable gardening appears readily adaptable to small fruit production. The basic Hydrosource/DeWitt Sunbelt Dryland Gardening System consists of a long-lasting, synthetic, water absorbing cross-linked polyacrylamide (CLP) […]

MORE 1995 NO-TILL, NO-IRRIGATE BEDS IN NE OKLAHOMA

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MORE 1995 NO-TILL, NO-IRRIGATE BEDS IN NE OKLAHOMA  In late 1994 1 moved Western Polyacrylamide Inc. back to the 80-acre Ozark Mountain farm in NE Oklahoma where I was raised. In early 1995 we began construction of 12 experimental no-till/no-irrigate Hydrosource/Sunbelt beds totalling 12,000 sq. ft. (1080 m2). Initially I had planned to construct about […]

DEMONSTRATION OF SPEED AND EASE OF NO–TILL GARDEN CONSTRUCTION

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DEMONSTRATION OF SPEED AND EASE OF NO–TILL GARDEN CONSTRUCTION (1995, Jay, Oklahoma) We constructed this 15′ X 33′ (4.5m X 9.9m) no-till Hydrosource/Sunbelt bed in June 1995 in one hour and 25 minutes, leaving it with 35 zuchini, yellow crookneck squash and cucumber seedlings planted in the Booth Planting Tubes. There was no ground preparation […]

No Irrigating Or Weeding For 10 Years

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No Irrigating Or Weeding For 10 Years That’s the promise of this simple new dryland production system – a combination of polymers in the soil bed and a polypropylene mulch over the top. By Daniel J. Wofford Jr. and Michael D. Orzolek Growing vegetables in dryland areas – those that receive 8 to 25 inches […]

COLORADO “NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-CULTIVATE” MARIGOLD GARDEN

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COLORADO “NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED/NO-CULTIVATE” MARIGOLD GARDEN  This marigold / blue salvia / tomato garden in the Parker, Colorado, Community Garden in 1993 demonstrates how flowers can be raised. Although we subsequently learned that transplanted plants and flowers soon cover the black Sunbelt bed, this early demonstration garden also demonstrates how bark mulch can be used to cover […]

SEMI-ARID “NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED” GARDENING IN EASTERN COLORADO

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SEMI-ARID “NO-IRRIGATE/NO-WEED” GARDENING IN EASTERN COLORADO  This dryland vegetable/flower garden was constructed on 3 May 1993 by Renee Hink, an innovative Colorado State University Extension 4-H Specialist at Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Hugo, Colorado, about 90 miles E/SE of Denver. This semi-arid site on the Eastern Plains of Colorado annually receives about 14″ (350mm) precipitation per […]

FIRST NO-TILL, NO-IRRIGATE HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT GARDEN

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FIRST NO-TILL, NO-IRRIGATE HYDROSOURCE/SUNBELT GARDEN Hugo, Colorado –1993 We had done some 1992 experimentation with the no-till, marigold/petunia version of the Hydrosource/Sunbelt Dryland Garden system at the Douglas County Library in Castle Rock, Colorado. But it was not until 1993 that we constructed this first fullscale NO-TILL/NO-IRRIGATE garden. The location was a 14″ (350mm) annual […]

WORLDWIDE RESEARCH SUGGESTIONS FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH

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WORLDWIDE RESEARCH SUGGESTIONS FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH Daniel J. Wofford, Jr. Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information Presented to: The 1992 International Conference for Agricultural Research Administrators – September 13-19, 1992, McLean, Virginia, U.S.A. Introduction This paper is a discussion of some of the more promising research options which are […]

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT GARDENS LEADING TO PRESENT DAY NO-TILL METHOD

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(Littleton, Colorado — 1992) The history of combining Hydrosource with weed barrier goes back to the late 80’s in Colorado. It was observed that landscape-fabric covered gardens with polymer and soil amendments (to correct pH and nutrient levels): 1. Display greatly accelerated plant growth rates. 2. Allow much closer placement of plants, in the ‘French-intensive’ […]

NO-WATER/NO-WEED FLOWERBED TECHNOLOGY GAINS MOMENTUM

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Marigolds and petunias which never require irrigation watering or weeding? Is It possible? A beautiful marigold (Tagetes spp.) and petunia (Petunia spp.) in full bloom at the Douglas County Extension Service’s Community Garden located just west of the Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock is part of a plan to develop a revolutionary new way of raising […]

HYDROSOURCE CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE

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HYDROSOURCE CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE The finest water-absorbing polymer in the world TURF LANDSCAPING REVEGETATION GARDENING HOUSEPLANTS AGRICULTURE Instructions: Place 1/2 contents of this packet into an 8 oz. glass of water. Watch for 10-15 minutes as the crystals fully absorb the water. HydroSource is a superior water-absorbing synthetic polymer whose primary benefit is the dramatic increase in long-term, […]

USE OF CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN FORESTRY

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USE OF CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN FORESTRY by: Daniel J. Wofford Abstract Gel-forming cross-linked polyacrylamide, a synthetic, long-lasting, water-absorbing polymer capable of absorbing up to 400 times its weight in (deionized) water, is rapidly developing a significant role in survival tree plantings in the United States. Many millions of seedlings are being planted annually with the […]

A Polymer for the Drought Years

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A Polymer for the Drought Years by Daniel J. Wofford Jr. and Anthony J. Koski, Ph.D. Colorado Green · Summer 1990 Cross-linked polyacrylamide may help keep Colorado green into the 21st century, while significantly reducing landscape water usage The almond tree above was transplanted near Bakersfield, California, as a 2-foot sprig 10 months previous to this […]

Update on Landscaping Uses of Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide

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(Reference “Landscaping Uses of Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide in the Western United States” by Daniel J Wofford, Jr., Western Polyacrylamide Incorporated – WPI – for the Central California Xeriscape Conference on 4 May 1989) 20 February 1990 Low Water-Use Lawns: The Colorado Springs lawn test at 30 and 45 lbs. polymer/1000 sq. ft. (seeded fescue mix) produced […]

REPORT TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS ON CURRENT AND PROPOSED CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE RESEARCH

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Daniel J. Wofford, Jr. Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information February 5, 1990 Introduction Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. (WPI) (HYDROSOURCE) is a small Oklahoma-based firm dedicated to the research and development of cross-linked, gel-forming polyacrylamide, a water-absorbing polymer which can absorb up to 400 times its weight in deionized water, and which has […]

USE OF CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN AGRICULTURE FOR INCREASING YIELD OR REDUCING IRRIGATION

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Daniel J. Wofford, Jr. Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. Click Here For Current Contact Information November 8, 1989 AgFresno Farm Show, Fresno, California Abstract This paper summarizes Western Polyacrylamide, Inc.’s (WPI) (Hydrosource™) research in progress on agricultural uses of “gel-forming cross-linked polyacrylamide. Hydrosource absorbs up to 4OO times its weight in deionized water, and has a known […]

LANDSCAPING USES OF CROSS-LINKED POLYACRYLAMIDE IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES

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Western Polyacrylamide, Inc. Daniel J. Wofford, Jr. Click Here For Current Contact Information This paper presents developments in Xeriscape-related applications for cross-linked polyacrylamide, a water-absorbing polymer with a proven lifespan of six years and the capability of absorbing up to 400 times its weight in deionized water. It focuses on application rates and methods for […]

Sedona Charter School Case Study

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