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  1. Abstract, ResearchGate, 2012 Reflecting the severity of global food insecurity, over 60% of the East African population is considered malnourished, with many regions in a state of famine. There is broad agreement on the need to help small-scale farmers move from subsistence to sustainable and...  
  2. Cuesta Roble* Greenhouse Vegetable Consulting was established in 2004 in the Sierra Mountain foothills of California. We publish several greenhouse vegetable publications on production methods, global statistics, and grower contact listings.  
  3. Since the release of the 2018 World Greenhouse Vegetable Statistics publication, several questions have been asked regarding the types of structures used in “Greenhouse” vs. “Protected Agriculture” statistics. The answers are related to the actual definitions used.  
  4. Abstract,International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, 2017 Purpose Using different organic beds to produce vermicompost may influence on quality of vermicompost and its derived productions. Methods A greenhouse experiment was conducted to compare the properties of...
     
  5. Climate-smart agriculture(CSA) is an integrative approach to address these interlinked challenges offood securityandclimate change, that explicitly aims for three objectives: Sustainably increasing agriculturalproductivity, to support equitable increases in farm incomes, food security and...  
  6. Abstract,International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research, 2018 How to increase food production using less water is one of the greatest challenges of the future. Crops and livestock use 70 percent of all water withdrawals and up to 95 percent is some developing countries. Paddy alone...  
  7. Human activity has transformed a significant fraction of the planet’s land, especially for growing food and harvesting forests. Land is the common ground of shelter, sustenance, feed for animals, fiber, timber, and some sources of energy, and the source of livelihood for billions of people. Our...
     
  8. Sustainable Agriculture Research Elizabeth Langford, Patrick J Trail, Abram J Bicksler, Rick Burnette Abstract Smallholder farmers raising pigs in northern Thailand rely heavily on banana stalks as a fermented feed source, but struggle to reproduce banana plants fast enough to keep up with...  
  9. Founded in 2014, Project Drawdown is a nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline. Since the 2017 publication of the New York Times bestseller,...
     
  10. You should probably hand pollinate if: You don’t see bees or other insects hovering around your flowering plants You’re growing indoors, in a greenhouse or on a screened-in porch Your plants produce fruit that shrivels and dies before maturing Even with healthy pollinator activity, you may...