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  1. Key Resource 2020-07-17 ECHO recognizes climate change as a profound reality faced by small-scale farmers. Many of our publications have focused on helping farmers cope with related challenges such as heat and drought.Increasing farmer resilience and minimizing risk have been key elements of the practices we have...  
  2. Key Resource The deadly virus has decimated pig populations globally, reaching Asia in 2018. This article gives an overview of the origin, transmission, diagnosis, and prevention and coping strategies.  
  3. Key Resource 2015-07-23 Climate change will have a huge impact on the world’s poorest people. Crop yields have already gone down in the tropics and are projected to drop by 15-30% by 2080 in Africa, South Asia, and Central America (Hoffman 2013). Some countries could reach a 50% loss of agricultural productivity; in...  
  4. Key Resource 2021-04-06 Part 2 of 4 in a series about Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Insect pests affect all forms of agricultural production, from densely planted field crops to high-value nursery plants to grains in storage. A pest management plan should start with foundational knowledge about local pest species and...  
  5. Key Resource 2019-10-01 Seed saving is an important pratice for small-scale farmers. Each crop is unique, and therefore each seed needs to be cleaned in a different way. In this workshop, Khun Wah will share her years of experience cleaning and saving seed of underutilized edible crop varieties that are important to SE...  
  6. 2017-04-12 Joel Matthews, professor of Engineering Technology at Diablo Valley College, shared some comments after reading EDN 134. “Thank you for your excellent and timely article on women's agricultural participation in EDN 134. I have a few comments that I would like to share.  
  7. 1996-10-19 Innovative Methods of Terracing SALT Project (Sloping Agricultural Land Technology) How to Make and Use an A-Frame Book Review:Sembradores de Esperanza: Conservar para Cultivar y Vivir Book Review:Cuidemos Nuestra Tierra
     
  8. 1996-10-19 Composting and Hill Culture The Haiti Mix for Starting Seedlings A Peat Substitute Made from Coconuts Removing Salts from Container-Grown Plants Book Review:Saline Agriculture: Salt-Tolerant Plants for Developing Countries Salt Tolerance in Leucaena? Some Helpful Facts About Salinity Planting in...
     
  9. 1996-10-19 Passion Fruits for Higher Altitudes Seminole Pumpkin is a Multipurpose, Productive Vegetable Quail Grass(Celosia argentea)is an Excellent Spinach Substitute for Hot Weather Rhubarb Grown as an Annual Strawberries Swiss Chard Thailand Long Bean Produces Abundantly in the Rainy Season Tomatoes in...
     
  10. 2013-01-20 “Farmers near Kabale in Kenya describe traditions, now considered superstitious, that certain euphorbias cause cancer when planted near the homestead.” Now the carcinogenic effects of one common living fence species,Euphorbia tirucalli, have been described. The active carcinogen has been found...