Biological seed inoculation with Biocast

Agriculture, Propagation, Regenerative Farming, Soil Health

If you are putting out seed, and want it to germinate into a robust and healthy seedling in a cost-effective way, then a biological seed inoculation with a living product such as Biocast is a great option. This post gives some background on the role of microbes in seed germination and seedling establishment, shows some examples from Biocast users, and gives instructions for how to use Biocast as a seed inoculant. If you’re short on time and just want the how to, scroll down two thirds.

What we’re talking about when we say ‘biological seed inoculant’ is simply a form of seed coating. It is exposing the seed to beneficial microbes and their growth-inducing signals by lightly dosing them with a living substance, such as our vermicast extract Biocast, which is a stable, fungally-dominant product with diverse living microbes. You could use high quality compost extracts such as Johnson Su, indigenous microorganisms from Korean Natural Farming, or another commercial product…

Related Resources

Harvestable rights increase in coastal-draining catchments

Harvestable rights increase in coastal-draining catchments

Regional Wild Dog Control Program

Regional Wild Dog Control Program

Coming Together For Soil Health

Coming Together For Soil Health

Recreating Wootton’s Forest

Recreating Wootton’s Forest