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  1. 2022-03-22 On January 31, 2022 we practiced Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) on three Apple Ring Acacia trees (Faidherbia albida) here at our Florida campus. We managed for 2, 3, and 4 stemsto demonstrate different management choices. Selecting for fewer stems leads to larger-sized wood harvested...
     
  2. 2022-03-15 ECHO has been sending out ECHO Development Notes since the first issue in 1981! 2021 marked the 40th anniversary of ECHO as well as this important publication that Dr. Price started writing to share information he was learning with active development workers around the world. Issues of EDN were...
     
  3. 2022-04-12 In this issue: Low-Cost Microcontrollers: Applications for Small-Scale Agriculture Echoes from our Network: A Deep Litter System for Natural Chicken Production From ECHO's Seed Bank: 'KDV-1' Maize Books, Websites, and Other Resources:WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal PlantsandCanadian...
     
  4. 2022-04-18 ECHO Asia is holding an online Adoption of Agriculture Innovations Symposium on April 22nd, 2022. Join us as we learn together about the different innovative strategies that can help increase smallholder production in low-input and adaptable ways. Practitioners with experience and energy will...
     
  5. 2022-04-21 November 15-17,2022 ECHO is very excited to announce that we will be hosting the annual ECHO International Agriculture Conference in-person this November. After the past two years of virtual Conferences, we are thrilled for the opportunity to network face-to-face and to spend time reflecting,...
     
  6. 2022-05-04 Robust soil life is vital to healthy soils. Soil microbes help cycle plant essential nutrients, release bioslimes, hyphae, and other "glues" that help form soil aggregates, and some even release plant hormones that trigger important plant processes such as flowering! As vital as these tiny soil...
     
  7. 2022-01-12 In this issue: Extending Postharvest Life of Fresh Fruit: Harvest at the Right Time Echoes from our Network:Homegarden Agroforestry From ECHO's Seed Bank:Chipilín Books, Websites, and Other Resources:CTA publications,CVM publications, and App Translation Download EDN 154 Extending Postharvest...
     
  8. 2022-01-19 29th-30thMarch 2022 You are cordially invited to join us for the 4th Pastoralist Symposium but this time VIRTUAL / ONLINE. It will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in improving nutrition and livelihoods in pastoralist areas. It will consist of twoafternoons of three...
     
  9. 2022-01-27 Read Full Article Following the astonishing findings in an article published in November 2016 of a farmer preserving freshly harvested tomatoes in wood ash for up to 5 to 6 months, the research team at ECHO Florida decided to further investigate the potential of this technique to prolong the...
     
  10. 2022-02-08 The FAO's crop tool ECOCROP isaccessible again using this link:https://gaez.fao.org/pages/ecocrop-search. The plant database includes information about 2568 plants including optimum growing conditions such as temperature, rainfall, soil pH, and climate zone. It also contains, if available,...