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  1. 2022-05-31 Last month, at the height of the dry season, we completed our annual fish harvest on the ECHO Global Demonstration Farm in Florida, USA. For years, seining our ponds has been an incredibly difficult task. With large amounts of mud and muck on the pond bottoms, our nets become filled with mud as...
     
  2. 2022-03-01 ECHO is excited to announce that we have training events, both virtual and in-person to make available to you! ECHO East Africa is holding an online Pastoralist Symposium from March 29-30th, 2022. Register Today to take part in this exciting event that both honors pastoralists while providing...
     
  3. 2022-05-24 Pest controlis a crucial part of farmer management of agroecosystems.The current global situation calls for a multi-pronged approach to pest management. To be widely applicable, this approach must provide farmers with options to control pests at various scales of production (from small farms to...
     
  4. 2022-06-07 For twenty-eight years, ECHO has brought together networks of like-minded individuals devoted to eradicating hunger and improving lives through agriculture and community development. For the past two years, due to novel coronavirus, ECHO’s Annual Conference moved online. This year we are...
     
  5. 2022-06-22 Have you experienced blossom end rot before? Blossom end rot is commonly found ontomato, zucchini, pepper, squash, eggplant, andwatermelon fruit. It's often mistaken for a disease, but it's actually caused bycalcium deficiency in the plant (not always in the soil)! Calcium is a macronutrient...
     
  6. 2022-07-05 Beginning in early June, ECHO Florida interns have been studying agronomic crops. Shealyn Otto and Sammie Brittain are two interns who’ve been applying their knowledge on the farm, learning about rice. Using the 'Diamond' variety of rice, along with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI)...
     
  7. 2022-06-28 The ECHO East Africa Pastoralist Symposium was held online in March, 2022 with about 300 registered attendees. Recordings of the presentations are available now in ECHOcommunity by going to thelinkhttp://edn.link/2022eapastoralist.
     
  8. 2017-05-30 These resources were recently shared by Steve Hodges of African Agriculture Risk Management Services. This is an excellent example of how ECHOcommunity members can benefit others by sharing their work. To find out more about publishing resources on ECHOcommunity.org check out ECHO Intellectual...
     
  9. 2017-06-20 No, fertilizer as we normally think of it doesn’t grow on trees! But agroforesters and other agriculturalists are using this term for any tree that helps improve the quality of soil. One great exampleis the Apple Ring Acacia (Faidherbia albida). The Apple Ring Acacia is an unusual tropical...
     
  10. 2022-02-22 Mwanza, in Northern Tanzania, borders Lake Victoria which is a freshwater lake large enough for waves to form. Local entrepreneurJohn Makonda has worked on and improved a wave pump design utilizing only local material to bring water from the lake, uphill to planting beds. He is working to patent...
     

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