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  1. 2016-01-07 Dr. Tim Motisrecently posted afollow up to hisJuly 2015poston ECHO's 2-4-2maize/cowpeatrial. This update presents some of the data that has been collected to date. When the legumes were sampled in July, the above-ground biomass of both weeds and legumes were sampled. Weeds made up less than 3% of...  
  2. 2016-04-01 Sommaire: Les contaminants des pneus dans une perspective de cultures en contenants Du papier Cyantesmo pour détecter le cyanure Utilisation efficace des ateliers dans la vulgarisation agricole Les Échos de Notre Réseau Banque de Semences d’ECHO: Semences de Légumes a Souligné [ PDF ] Livres,...
     
  3. 2016-09-14 Dr. Wilkie, a professor at the University of Florida, is a specialist in microbial metabolism. Internationally recognized as an expert in biogas technology, she has also conductedresearch on the practical application of anaerobic digestion for waste treatment and renewable energy production. We...
     
  4. 2016-02-25 The FAO has named 2016 the Year of the Pulse. The ECHO Florida seed bank is now offering ‘Caqui’ pigeon pea seeds, a variety originally acquired from Agroforester Tropical Seeds in Hawaii. Pigeon peas are small bushing legumes that are drought tolerant and can be grown on a wide variety of soils....
     
  5. 2016-12-27 Thank you for your participation with ECHO during the past year. You and your 11,000 other colleagues around the world constitute a unique Community of Practice. What makes you a “community of practice”? You share a passion to address the challenges of small-scale farmers, their agriculture,...
     
  6. 2016-07-15 Since 2014, the ECHO Farm in North Ft. Myers, Florida has been upgrading and expanding its pastures using the managed, rotational, intensive grazing model. With paddocks sub-divided by electric fencing, cows and goats are moved regularly and systematically from intensively grazed plots to fresh,...
     
  7. 2016-08-02 Yohana Mcha, headmistress of Orkolili Secondary school is an innovator who received a Pico grant in 2015 from ECHO through the IDIN program. She attended an innovation summit organized in Arusha in August 2014 at which she learned of the challenge she wanted to solve in her area: a way to store...  
  8. 2016-04-08 In This Issue: Kitchen Gardens in Burundi – "the new way to grow vegetables" Use of Moringa Leaf Extract as an Effective and Easy Crop Growth Enhancer Echoes From Our Network - Roland Bunch, Five Years in Africa From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Legume Seed Highlights (See PDF Version) Books, Websites and...
     
  9. 2016-11-08 In This Issue: Bamboo A "2:4:2" Maize/Legume Intercropping Pattern Paper Mulberry: A Complicated Agroforestry Resource Echoes from our Network: Stinging chaya,fruits for high rainfall areas and exotic leaf miner problem in Nigerian tomatoes Book Review:Handbook for Integrated Soil Fertility...
     
  10. 2016-12-06 This ECHOcommunity Update provided by ECHO East Africa intern Travis Silveus Plaster House is a not-for-profit organization based in Arusha, Tanzania. Their aim is to provide a safe place for healing after surgery for children of all ages. At any one time you can find around one hundred kids...