President’s Letter – You Ought to Know

President’s Letter – You Ought to Know

In the late 1990s, mushroom growing bags were costing 35 U.S. cents per bag, so I started to develop a cheaper bag. Eventually it became our 14A. Unicorn 14A single handedly nursed the infant U.S. exotic mushroom industry. We tested our products by ourselves, first,...
Oxo-Biodegradable Bags

Oxo-Biodegradable Bags

As my previous post explained, our biodegradable bags (contact us to order them) use an additive that allows them to degrade by breaking down their chemical structure. Oxidation through heat or ultraviolet light leads to this degradation, rather than bacteria and...
Testing Bio-Degradeable Bags

Testing Bio-Degradeable Bags

There has been some additional interest in bio-degradeable bags and some questions.  Major questions concern how these bags degrade and the ultimate products left after degradation. I commissioned Willow Ridge Plastics to analyze the materials we use in our...
Shiitake Logs from China

Shiitake Logs from China

I am concerned about the import of shiitake logs from China. You see, these fruiting logs are NOT properly sterilized and god knows how this will, in the years to come, affect the U.S. environment and soil. This makes a mockery of prohibition of passengers wanting to...
Type A Filter Performance

Type A Filter Performance

To the left is a photo of a pressure guage.  It shows that at  about 1 inch of water differential pressure our Type A filter begins to breathe. The video below shows air bubbles coming through the filter with it about 1 inch under plain water (about the same...

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