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  1. 2020-01-17 Postharvest seed loss due to insect damage is problematic for farmers as well as seed banks. One approach to control insects in a container of seeds is to lower oxygen levels using vacuum drawn with modified bicycle pumps, brake bleeder pumps, or other devices (seeECHOTN 93). Air contains 21%...
     
  2. 2020-04-14 In this issue: Responding in the Case of an Epidemic or Pandemic A Tip of the Hat to the Tippy Tap Promoting Biodiversity on Maize Smallholdings From ECHO's Seed Bank:Fast-Growing Plants for Household Food Supply Echoes from Our Network: 100-fold gardens in Honduras Books, Web Sites, and Other...
     
  3. 2018-10-17 In this issue: Shea Nut: The Butter Tree For How Long Should Chaya Leaves be Boiled? Green Leafy Vegetables: Leaf Powder for Improved Nutrition From ECHO's Seed Bank: Jewels of Opar, An edible ornamental SPRINGNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Training Resource Package Download EDN 141 Shea Nut:...
     
  4. 2018-07-18 In this issue: Farmer Field School Trials of 2:4:2 Maize/Legume Intercropping Laurel Wilt Disease: "Save the Guac!" Echoes from our Network: Metal silos for grain storage From ECHO's Seed Bank: Culantro Let’s Restore Our Land and Farming for Change curriculum Download EDN 140 Farmer Field School...
     
  5. 2020-03-19 Featured in this Asia Note A Snapshot of the ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center & Seed Bank Black Soldier Fly System of the FrangipaniLangkawi Organic Farm ECHO Asia Upcoming Events Small Scale Fish Culture Workshop ECHO Asia Career Opportunities Career Opportunity: ECHO Asia Agricultural...
     
  6. 2018-12-04 The celebration of the 25th annual International Agriculture Conference featured many exceptional speakers, opportunities for networking and hands-on training. For those of you who were unable to attend this year, or for those wanting to review the material presented we are excited to announce...
     
  7. 2018-05-08 In this issue: Anthropology as a Tool for Facilitating Agricultural Development Invasion of the Fall Armyworm Echoes from our Network: Millipede Damage after First Rains From ECHO's Seed Bank: Passionfruit Download EDN 139 Alien Invasions, People-centered development, and the Passion(fruit) From...
     
  8. 2018-05-22 ECHO's latest Technical Note is an in-depth look athow to harvest, preserve, and use bamboo for building construction. Filled with tips on bamboo species, drying techniques, and modern and traditional joinery,this technical note containshelpful pictures of the tools and lashings needed to build...
     
  9. 2018-03-22 Traditional diets included a wide variety of ingredients from myriad wild and domesticated plants. Regional cuisines were shaped by native species in their local environment and by gradually-adopted plants from distant places. The modern global food system and market pressures have reversed this...
     
  10. 2020-03-01 In this issue: Low Oxygen Methods for Insect Control in Seeds EIAC 2019 Topic Summaries Echoes from our Network: Roger Gietzen on the topic of syntropic farming Books, Web Sites and Other Resources: Vetiver Latrine Download EDN 146 Low Oxygen Methods for Insect Control in Seeds Tim Motis Excerpt:...