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  1. 1958-01-01 This paper has been prepared to call attention to the publishedinformation that the author has found, and some personal observations, relating to the use and the study of various bamboos as sources of forage. 37 pages, illustrated, photos  
  2. Key Resource Sustainable Agriculture covers a wide range of topics: soil and water conservation, using organic matter to sustain soil fertility, pest management, cropping systems, livestock management, and many others. For agriculture to be sustainable, it must take into account not only the physical...  
  3. Cette publication est le chapitre 1 de livre Options Agricoles pour les Agriculteurs de Petite Echelle est un livre rempli d'options pratiques pour ceux qui travaillent pour aider les petits agriculteurs et les jardiniers urbains dans les régions tropicales et subtropicales, dont beaucoup ont du...  
  4. The positive results achieved by developing modern agriculture in a desert region, can be mainly attributed to the human factor and a successfully managed Agriculture Regional research and development system, a system producing applied know-how and agro-techniques, as well as infrastructure and...  
  5. This publication is geared toward the beginning, small-scale nursery manager, who wants to use sustainable practices to grow plants. It is not meant to be inclusive of everything one needs to know before going into production. The nursery can be part of a diversification strategy to make the farm...  
  6. This guide is the first on the practical application of FAO's "Save and Grow" model of agriculture to specific smallholder crops and farming systems. It comes as cassava production intensifies worldwide, and growers shift from traditional cultivation practices to monocropping, higher-yielding...  
  7. This publication reports on a short training class that was help in Dumardaga, India.The course started with an introduction on the conceptual aspects of what sustainable agriculture and organic methods are. How to go about selecting crops, seeds, preparing the field, nutrient cycling and pest...  
  8. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion. And the challenge of feeding this rapidly growing population is being made greater by climate change, which will increasingly wreak havoc on the way we produce our food. At the same time, we have lost touch with the soil—few of us...  
  9. Featuring profiles from more than 20 states and illustrated with over 200 color photographs, Farming with the Wild offers a compelling view of a future in which farming and ranching operations are integrated into regional networks of protected wildlands. Dan Imhoff records his travels to the far...  
  10. This publication may be used as a primary source of information for commercial apple growers who want to incorporate changes in their production systems. It is a compilation of information from many sources on practices that address the goals and philosophy of Low-Input/Sustainable Agriculture...