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  1. 2019-07-25 In this issue: Introducing 100-Fold Gardens: Wicking Beds for High-Density Planting of Vegetables Where Water is Scarce Echoes from our Netwok: Literacy and Agriculture and Termite Harvesting in Ghana From ECHO's Seed Bank: Earthbag Houses for Storing Seeds Books, Web Sites, and Other Resources:...
     
  2. 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%...
     
  3. 2019-12-18 The ECHO Global Farm in Fort Myers, Florida is now accepting applications for its 14-month internship program, with positions beginning in June and September 2020 (Position Titles: Appropriate Technology Intern, Community Garden Intern, Semi-Arid Intern, and Rainforest Intern. Candidates must be...
     
  4. 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...
     
  5. 2019-01-15 Quality seed is crucial for initiatives aimed at preserving or increasing crop diversity. Whether seeds are purchased or grown out and collected in the field, they typically need to be stored until conditions are right for planting. How those seeds are stored affects how many will germinate and...
     
  6. 2019-06-13 Green manure cover crops (gmcc) are rapidly growing crops that cover and protect the soil. There are a lot of great resources including and interactive selection tool for GMCCs on ECHOcommunity.org including an ECHOTechnical Noteon “Green Manure Cover Crops” and theGMCC Selection Tool.
     
  7. 2019-09-18 I discovered 100-fold gardens while researching ways to irrigate plants directly in the root zone. I wanted to know how to practically and affordably control some of the variables that influence plant growth, such as water availability and soil fertility. I read about “wicking beds,” which are...
     
  8. 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...
     
  9. 2019-01-30 In this issue: Understanding Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages EIAC 2018 Topic Summaries Echoes from our Network: Intercropping Native Shrubs From ECHO's Seed Bank:Rollinia Books, Web Sites and Other Resources:Feed the Future Technical Briefs Download EDN 142 Understanding Agriculture-Nutrition...
     
  10. 2019-04-26 In this issue: Learning about and from local seed systems Germination to Detoxify Jack Bean Techniques to Boost Plants’ Stress Tolerance and Extend Fruit Marketability From ECHO's Seed Bank:Fever Tree Books, Web Sites and Other Resources:Planetary Health Diet Proposal Download EDN 143 Learning...