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  1. 2001-10-20 A friend of ECHO recently wrote to us on behalf of a farmer in Chilewho raises naval oranges. Apparently oranges are attheir sweetest when they are still green. When the farmer thinks they have reached the pinnacle of sweetness, he moves them to a greenhouse, where they turn orange. We were asked...  
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    2013-04-16 Smallholder farmers and agricultural development workers are reporting changes in climate. For example, during the 2012 ECHO Agricultural Workshop in Asia, 63 attendees representing at least 25 agriculture and community development organizations from across Myanmar were polled about their...  
  3. 2019-11-20 Feed the Future - Presented at the 2019 EIAC • Soil carbon sequestration is a sustainable solution to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions • Carbon sequestered in the soil has a positive impact on soil health while helping to combat global warming. Soils rich in organic carbon are more productive...  
  4. 2017-01-20 Using worms to create Living Soil results in : Nutrition: Delicious, nutrient-rich plants. Vitality: Plants growing in living soils are inherently stronger and need less protection, allowing low input food production methods to be used. Drought tolerance: Nutrients are in colloidal states rather...  
  5. With the book's helpful month-by-month format, each entry provides complete cultural information on the plant: requirements of water, fertilizer, light, and temperatures, methods of progapation, a brief history of the plant, and a list of its varieties.  
  6. Each foliage variety is organized into the following sections: habitat, uses, varieities, propagation, culture, nutrition, diseases, insect and mite pests, disorders, tricks, and interior care.  
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    1996-01-01 What can a family do if the national unemployment rate is over 50%, wages are a dollar or two a day, prices of food are increasing and may at times be even higher than in the USA, they have neither savings nor credit and there is no governmental safety net? For many, an option of last resort is...  
  8. 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...  
  9. 2016-03-03 The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature’s resources. This groundbreaking book brings “system farming” and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical foundation to practical...  
  10. 2018-09-14 Using worms to create Living Soil results in : Nutrition: Delicious, nutrient-rich plants. Vitality: Plants growing in living soils are inherently stronger and need less protection, allowing low input food production methods to be used. Drought tolerance: Nutrients are in colloidal states rather...