Monthly Archives: March 2017

Feed What You Need When You Need It!

Most growers now understand the necessity for soil testing to avoid driving blind. This information is essential when designing crop nutrition programs, but you do need to understand the figures to make productive decisions. All minerals affect other minerals and that influence may be negative or positive. If you follow the common NPK prescriptions favoured…

Terms & Definitions in FSMS

Food Safety Management System Terms and Definition:– Establishment means to Start. Implement means to Run or to work on the matter. Maintain means to Service or to evaluate or identify Risk and Opportunity. Improvement means to Grow Documented Information includes document, record and procedure. Customer focus means to meet the requirement of customer. Process means whatever you…

Consider Organic Certification

I have argued long and hard for the flexibility of the biological approach overorganics. I have suggested that organics is largely about what you can’t do, while biological farming is all about what you should be doing to achieve nutrient dense, flavoursome food. However, it is a simple fact that depending upon your marketing skills,…

Issues In F.S.M.S.

ISSUES IN FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM:– There should be a reason to start an organisation. It may be economical, social or other reason called purpose. There are set of strategies to achieve the purpose.  Factors effect the strategies. Like the employees are not that much of competent is a factor. This factor impact on the…

Become a Price Maker

You can produce record crops of high quality fruit and vegetables and leave them unharvested because the market falls in a heap. You need to become a price maker rather than a price taker. Marketing your produce is as important as growing it, but it is often the neglected skill in the armada of talents…

Interested Parties in FSMS

Interested Parties are those person, group, system, association or organisation who are getting benefited by connected with our organisation. like employee, customer, Government bodies, suppliers, trade union etc. They are connected for their profit, benefit and interest.  There are two types of interested parties are relevant and irrelevant. It is important to identify the relevant…

Become Carbon Wise

Agriculture is the biggest single green house gas polluter accounting for 25%of CO2 emissions, 60% of methane emissions and a whopping 85% of the nitrous oxide released into the atmosphere every year. It is only due to the importance of food production and food security that farmers have yet to be penalised for their premier…

Scope in F.S.M.S.

Scope is a boundary of an organisation which indicates how much extent F.S.M.S. applicable. For example, scope in our organisation is merchant exporter of agricultural products. Scope co-relate the Issue, objective, needs and expectation of interested parties by minimizing risks and maximizing the opportunities. by which we can go forward to establish, implement, maintain, update…

Soil Health is Financial Health

The biggest mindset change in the move toward a more sustainable agricultural future is the recognition that you are dealing with a living systemand that everything you do will impact that system. Your goal is to make that impact positive. However, a second paradigm shift involves an understanding that risk reduction, recession proofing and financial…

Leadership & Commitment

LEADERSHIP & COMMITMENT IN F.S.M.S.: Who is leader? Leader is a person who has followers obey the direction. Leadership is the quality to make followers who obey the guidance of leader and work accordingly. Top management should show leadership regarding implementation of FSMS in the organisation. Top management is director or board who provide direction….