1. In its simplest terms, mulching is man's version of what happens on the floor of a forest where over the decades tree litter accumulates and gradually decays. The soft forest cushion that every lover of nature likes to walk upon is a natural mulch. It is in this accumulation of dead leaves,...
  2. This book unites campesinos, professors, investigators, administrators, and other persons interested in slash/mulch systems, to discuss the improvement of these systems and possible modifications that might be incorporated in the systems.
  3. 1960-01-01 This publication discusses the creation of mulch and how to use it.
  4. Your garden is almost guaranteed to be more successful when you apply the wisdom found in this book. For it appraises the work of the mulching pioneers such as Ruth Stout, the Rodale staff and Leonard Wickenden, and combines it with the newest finds in the whole field. It steers beginning and...
  5. 2012-01-01 Through funding from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, ECHO has completed an initial year of research in South Africa (Limpopo Province). Our goal is to conduct research applicable to farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Part of our research has been to study a moringa/legume intercropping system, in...
  6. 1993-01-01 When I visited Jamaica a couple years ago I learned that farmers in south St. Elizabeth Parish were growing a good crop of scallions. What was unique is that they relied on rainfall in an area that is normally too dry for intensive vegetable production without irrigation. In fact, they were...
  7. 2017-04-20 Canadian Foodgrains Bank, in conjunction with its members and their partners around the world, works to end global hunger in part by supporting international programs to meet immediate food needs, reduce malnutrition, and achieve sustainable food security. Our experience to date with Conservation...