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  1. 2020-07-17 Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is a legume with edible beans, grown throughout the tropics as a green manure/cover crop. Cowpea thrives in hot climates with annual rainfall of 750 to1100 mm. Once its roots are established, it is quite drought tolerant. High rainfall, however, adversely affects cowpea...  
  2. Key Resource 2020-06-29 Seed storage in the tropics has been a frequent topic of ECHO publications and trainings due to its importance to the smallholder farmer. Access to quality seeds is imperative for agronomic and horticultural crop production. While on-farm seed saving benefits the smallholder farmer, cooperative...  
  3. 2020-06-26 This 1/2 day training will be abroad overview and introduction to some basic soil characteristics: phases (solid, liquid, gas), texture, density, structure, reaction (pH), plant-water relationships, organic matter, and nutrients. After some classroom discussion we will head out to into the ECHO...  
  4. 2020-06-18 Webinar Fall Armyworm (FAW) is an invasive and damaging pest endemic to the Americas that is spreading across Africa and Asia, particularly targeting maize, a vital staple crop. FAW will have long-term effects on crop yields, food supplies, livelihoods, trade, and threaten the resilience of...
     
  5. 2020-06-11 University of California Postharvest Center Online Conference The 2020 course is a great opportunity to upgrade your knowledge and skills at a significantly lower price! This course is a seven-week intensive study of the latest technologies used for handling fruits, nuts, vegetables and...
     
  6. 2020-06-01 COVID-19 Notice PLEASE NOTE - This Tropical Agriculture Development Course has been canceled due to the COVID-19 virus. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions please Contact Us. Those interested in preparing for short to long-term involvement in international agriculture...  
  7. 2020-06-01 Download AN#43 (PDF) Featured in this Asia Note Words of Gratitude & Solidarity from the ECHO Asia Director Making On-Farm Pig Feed:Farm-Generated Formulas vs. Commercial Feeds ECHOsfrom the Network: Integrated PestManagement on the Island of Bali ECHOs from the Network: Coffee Drying ‘...  
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