Case Studies

  • EM in Large Scale Farming

    EM in Large Scale Farming

    Brazil

    A very successful case in Brazil of EM application to 200,000 Hectares farm.

    It reduces costs.
    It keeps soil healthy.
    It keeps yield.
    It is safe, easy to use and low cost.
    It is sustainable!
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  • Green Renovation: Before & After

    Green Renovation: Before & After

    Japan

    In 2002 EM Research Organization purchased a hotel to renovate by using EM Technology. The hotel buildings were so damaged that the remodel was considered unrealistic. However, it turned to be a huge success. This surprised people because the hotel used to be called one of the 'ghost' hotels in mid Okinawa. more

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Largest Tomato Grower

    Largest Tomato Grower

    South Africa

    ZZ2 is well known as the largest tomato grower in South Africa. Their mass production has been more fruitful since 2002 when they started using EM in farming. For instance, their apple production has been better, increasing calcium content of fruit by 30%. On top of that, they have not been infected. more

  • Fungus Diseases in Banana Vanished

    Fungus Diseases in Banana Vanished

    Costa Rica

    Costa Rica has shifted its agenda toward farming from massive production with chemical fertilizer to eco-friendly production. Following the direction, EARTH University has started using EM instead of chemical materials in their farming since 2000. The effects are positive, especially convincing for controlling Black Sigatoka fungus disease in bananas and plantains. more

  • Rose Farming with EM

    Rose Farming with EM

    Ethiopia

    Roses grow faster and bloom bigger, and fertilizer cost can be cut down by applying EM in rose farming. EM also worked as countermeasure against Agrobacterium. more