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This article takes a fresh look at what is going on in the soil, especially in relation to soil organic matter and the organisms it supports; how this life in the soil is impacted by our land care practices; and how it in turn impacts the productivity of our farms.
Vegetables and small fruits supply essential vitamins and minerals while adding variety and interest to the diet. Produce can also bring a high price in the market and provide additional household income. Vegetable use varies by region, culture, and social group. One of the first changes people...
Recipe for making catsup (ketchup) from squash.
Reports On Experience With Rabbits In St. Kitts Muscovy Ducks And Fly Control Seed For Marama Bean, Tylosema Esculentum Neem Seed As A Feed Ingredient Echos From Our Network
“Cafeteria Feeding” of Chickens Winged Bean Revisited How Will Using Agricultural Land for Biofuels Affect Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries? Deep Pipe Irrigation: an inexpensive and efficient method to irrigate crops and trees Pot Drip System for Tree Irrigation New Advances in Rope...
A conversation concerning the difficulty of obtaining mulch in semi-arid areas.
New Uses of Moringa Studied in Nicaragu Producing Onion Powder for Sale and to Extend the Season Germinating Oil Palm Seed Prevention of Malaria with Insecticide-Treated Nets
The international research center CIAT in Cali, Colombia is working (on a small scale) with nuñas. Dr. Jeffery White, CIAT bean physiologist, says the beans do not produce well and are susceptible to most bean diseases, so farmers grow them less and less. “In fact, the crop is probably...
SRI, the System of Rice Intensification: Less Can Be More
--Some time ago, we received an e-mail request from BruceRobinson. He wrote, “I am an engineer working in Northwest Haiti….most of the plantains and bananas out here have gotten the sickness that the Haitians call Sigatoka. We are about to lose a very important source of revenue and calories. -...