1. Managing piggery solid waste is often a challenge for pig farmers. It can be difficult to dispose of pig manure and effluent sludge in an environmentally friendly way. Worm farming can be an effective method of processing piggery waste and converting it into worm compost, which is a useful and...
  2. Anyone can start a tree nursery and a home garden too. This guide has been produced to help you do this at school and at home. Tree nurseries offer young people a great way to get involved in practical conservation work. 2 Copies
  3. 1997-11-19 Discussion of possible disease organisms in manure. Many of us probably assume health problems originate when food is washed with contaminated water or because of poor human hygiene. However, it could also come from the use of manure as a fertilizer in the field.
  4. 2013-04-20 An important principle of conservationagriculture is that of targeted, precision applications of organic or inorganic fertilizer near crop plants, as opposed to evenly dispersing inputs over an entire field. In a row-crop setting, this can be done by banding fertilizer next to the crop plants. In...
  5. 2011-12-01 Information from ECHO Network member Daryl Edwards from his work in Zimbabwe suggested that using quality compost containing 10% cow manure results in a maize harvest similar to that obtained with 100% cow manure. This could be significant to farmers who have small farm sizes and limited...
  6. Opportunities for Practice Change are examples of actual activities focusing on changes in manure policies and manure management practices which have or will have apositive impact on the livelihoods of farmers and theenvironment.