Case Studies

  • EM1 Boosts Chili-pepper Yield

    EM1 Boosts Chili-pepper Yield

    United States of America

    Several small farmers of chili pepper found that their yield increased significantly by EM application. This surprised not only the farmers but also the manufacturer of the fertilizer. What is EM-1? How can it be used?
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  • EM-Grown Bananas Debut

    EM-Grown Bananas Debut

    Ecuador

    `There is no waste at the farm.` According to Tanabe Farm, the production of bananas is cyclic. For soil conditioning, EM Bokashi is used. The compost is used for growing bananas. No chemical fertilizer and pesticide is used, while applying Activated EM・1. Moreover, the bananas are wrapped in bags to keep insects away. As if they were raring child, Tanabe Farm grows their bananas. Furthermore, the bananas are available in Japan.
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  • Data Shows Decline of Radioactivity

    Data Shows Decline of Radioactivity

    Japan

    When Fukushima earthquake and tsunami hit north east Japan, Mr. Takizawa's farm was affected severally; their milk was suspended, and their grass was contaminated by radioactive substances. In 2012, however, he found potential treatment -photo-tropic bacteria. With EM Research Organization, he started experiments using EM Technology to resume their safe pasture-based milk production again... more

  • Students Participate in Kingdom's Agriculture

    Students Participate in Kingdom's Agriculture

    Bhutan

    It was in 1994 when Bhutan started applying EM Technology in agriculture. They aimed at developing nature farming which can produce EM-treated materials for schools, farmers and other users. The next big change began since 2000 when the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Education enacted the School Agriculture Project to teach youth potential of agriculture.
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  • EM for Sustainable Society

    EM for Sustainable Society

    Colombia

    There is a city called Cajica in Colombia where environmental problems became serious which they believe stem from precarious community-management of household wastes. The city’s catholic organization called FUNDASES decided to improve the situation with 55000 residents in the city. Through their educational programs and training, children and adults learned how to make wastes compost with EM Technology for soil conditioning.
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  • Kibera Changed with EM Technology

    Kibera Changed with EM Technology

    Kenya

    The Kibera slum, the largest slum in East Africa, is in Kenya where a million people stay without well-established infrastructure(e.g., no tap water, poorly conditioned toilets). To improve the environment, a group of organizations and the Kenya government established a joint venture to improve the sanitation with EM Technology while creating jobs for those who seek. more

  • Students Give Back to the Community with EM

    Students Give Back to the Community with EM

    New Zealand

    Students at University of Canterbury, New Zealand decided to recycle the food waste for compost in 2010. The recycling process was set up from putting the food wastes into wheelie bins to fermenting the mixture of the wastes and EM Bokashi to using for soil treatment.
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  • Compost Tea Grows Olive

    Compost Tea Grows Olive

    Spain

    Driving to the west… far away from Madrid Spain, Mr. Julio’s olive farm spurs the travelers to have an afternoon break. The farm owner grows 2000-3000 olive trees surrounded by a unique array of herbs such as rosemary and lavender. This partially contributes to the quality and taste of his olive oil ‘Ecolibor’. Another factor, which is very unique in farming, is spraying EM-treated compost tea on olive trees. more

  • Agri-eco Tourism with EM

    Agri-eco Tourism with EM

    Philippines

    Costales family runs a farm growing food and farming in- and out of water in south of Manila, Philippines. Their style is nature farming, which was awarded by the president in 2012. Farming was not the only business of theirs. They hold workshops to spread EM Technology use in the neighborhood.
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  • EM Coated Farm

    EM Coated Farm

    Vietnam

    ''Popular Pigs Grown in EM-Treated Environment''

    Mr. Thang’s farm has been featured on TV for its growing quality pigs and chickens. The secret is that EM Technology is used throughout the farming process such as EM-embedded feed and –treated feed. This not only improved the quality but cost, too. Today Mr. Thang has applied the same EM Technology in growing vegetables. more

  • EM philosophy in Soybean Stubble

    EM philosophy in Soybean Stubble

    Uruguay

    This paper explains EM application in a large-scale soybean farm and lists the effects. It shows a cost-performance per ha to apply EM Technology in soybean farming. The effects (e.g., improving the soil, preventing the seed from having pathogens) are included many enough to support the value of applying the technology. more

  • EM Makes Fine Tomatoes Sale

    EM Makes Fine Tomatoes Sale

    Paraguay

    Imagine a 50m x50m farm full of tomatoes and all of them were affected by bacterial spot. EM would be one of your options to improve the situation. As a matter of fact, at a tomato farm in Paraguay, EM was used for the same issue. more