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  1. 1993-07-19 Wayne DeYoung in Haiti writes about a pump that he is sure will interest ournetwork. It was used in a water well project by Dan Cook and others in Haiti. Wayne believes that it has phenomenal value for many gardening situations along rivers or ponds or where a hand dug well is available. His...  
  2. 1999-03-19 Horn flies have been controlled with insecticides in the U.S. since the early 1950s. An alternative, mechanical means of control (horn fly trap) was developed prior to World War II, but this never made its way into mainstream agriculture because of the growing use of pesticides following the war....  
  3. 1999-10-19 Salt licks can provide the minerals that are often lacking, such as phosphorus, sodium, calcium and magnesium. Salt licks can be purchased to improve production, but limited cash and/or proximity to a town or village may prohibit doing so regularly. It is possible, however, to make your own salt...  
  4. 1996-01-19 Raising pigs on moringa leaves is a system developed by missionary Paul Ronk in Jeremie, Haiti.  
  5. 2007-10-20 Chickens are an important source of meat and eggs for many small-scale farmers. When only a few chickens are kept, they are usually able to meet their dietary needs with kitchen scraps and a bit of grain, and by scavenging for seeds, insects, worms, etc. However, if the flock size is increased...  
  6. 1999-12-19 How to calculate protein content of fresh forage.  
  7. 2006-07-20 Trichomes from Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. var. pruriens (also known as kewach or cow-itch) are effective in removing parasitic worms in pregnant does.  
  8. 2016-07-11 Editors: ECHO will be hosting a three-day workshop in September at our Florida campus, on the topic of small-scale livestock production in the tropics (see the “Upcoming Events” section for details). Our Global Farm incorporates many animals, including ducks, rabbits, chickens, pigs, and goats—so...  
  9. 1997-11-19 Two methods for controlling ticks on goats in the tropics.