Case Studies

EM Coated Farm

Hanoi, Vietnam
Country:
Vietnam
Category:
Agriculture
Tag:
Cyclic, Low Cost, Compost
EM Coated Farm

Introduction to Bao Chau Farm

Located in the suburbs of Hanoi, Vietnam, Bao Chau Farm has started using EM Technology to treat the sawdust bedding of hog pens since 6 years ago.
The owner, Mr. Thang, is applying Activated EM・1 and EM5 (sutochu) diluted in a rate of 1:100 aiming a clean environment free of odors and flies in the hog pen.
 

EM-treated Environment Helps Farming

The pigs are fed only with corn, rice bran, soybean, cassava, beer lees fermented with EM Technology. They apply 100% feed fermented with EM Bokashi.
Further, they use to spray the hog pens with EM・5 (ratio 1:100) 2 times per month.
As for preparing the bed for growing pigs, they spray Activated EM・1 (ratio 1:100) to ferment the sawdust which will be bear the pigs.
Compared with commercial feed, the use of EM fermented feed can reduce costs significantly.
Thanks to the EM feed, the pork meat is gaining popularity because of the sweet taste of fat.
 
There is also a chicken farm applying the same system as the pig farm.
Chicken production is mainly for consumption of the local people.
This farm has been featured on TV and become famous as a model farm for growing good food, pesticide-free, and friendly to the environment and health.
 
They also grow organic vegetables applying EM Technology and making EM compost from the sawdust of the hog pens.
 

EM Application in Water Treatment

In October 2012, Mr. Thang established a meat processing plant where EM technology is applied for drainage. The waste water treated with EM Technology flows into ponds where Mr. Thang started to grow fish.
 
Orfarm, Organic Food Brand
Orfarm is the brand for the fresh, raw and processed food from the harvest product of Bao Chau Farm. They offering a direct service Farm to Customer.
                                                                                 
All products with the Orfarm label are grown accordance with the EM Technology of Japan. EM technology™ (Effective Microorganism) is based on the idea of a coexistence with native and originally-dominant microorganisms, as opposed to an exclusion of them. EM technology boasts no adverse effects and is beneficial to plants, animals, and humans.
 
Orfarm products are produced according to three main criteria: zero waste, no insecticides, and no stimulants or harmful chemicals.
 
Using advanced methods, EM Technology creates farming conditions whereby putrefactive microorganisms are suppressed and organic materials are enhanced through the process of fermentation as opposed to putrefaction. In addition, living organisms, as well as inorganic materials are equipped with the means to avoid deterioration.
 
EM grown meat and vegetables are sold as their own brand and are gaining much popularity.
 
The efforts of Mr. Thang have been recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture as the most remarkable model farm in Vietnam.
 

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