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  1. 2015-07-23 Good intentions and viable solutions will have little impact unless we engage with farmers in ways that are meaningful to them. Farmers put a great deal of confidence in what they learn from fellow farmers’ experiences, and they are more likely to trust what they see over what they hear....  
  2. 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...
     
  3. 2007-04-20 For several years, ECHO staff members have followed reports on the use of Artemisia annua to treat malaria. Though artemisia leaves have been used medicinally to reduce fever for 2000 years, we hesitated to write about it, because it is a temperate plant. But there is now a variety of artemisia...  
  4. 2018-07-18 Recently, ECHO Community member Brad Ward asked on our online forum about metal silo construction. “I'm going to be building a 3.5 cubic meter metal silo. I have come across a couple of good resources online that cover the topic pretty well, but I would love to hear from those of you who have...  
  5. 2018-10-31 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 36. Soil chemical, physical, and biological properties range from those highly favorable to plant growth to those highly unfavorable to plant growth. It is rare—especially in the tropics—to find a soil in its natural state in which all properties are highly...  
  6. 2018-05-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 35. Introduction One of the best things that you can do to complete your sustainable farm or garden is to balance it with a small livestock unit. Livestock integration is fundamental #10 in my book Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics. If you read ECHO Asia...  
  7. 1996-10-19 What About Rhizobia Inoculants? How Adequate is Chicken Manure Tea as a Fertilizer? How to Make Fish Emulsion Fertilizer Pigeon Pea and Chickpea Release Phosphates Plant Tissue Nutrient Tests Available at Ohio State University "Feeding and Balancing the Soil" Course International Ag-Sieve
     
  8. 1996-10-19 The International Cover Crop Clearinghouse Enthusiasm for Cover Crops Green Manure Crops Offer Tremendous Advantages to the Small Farm in the Third World, by Roland Bunch What We Have Learned to Date About Green Manure Crops for Small Farmers, by Roland Bunch Innovations in Green Manures Jack...
     

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