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  1. This talk provides an overview and introduction to natural farming in Asia.  
  2. 2011-01-20 EDN 96, published in July 2007, featured an article by Danny Blank called “A Fresh Look at Life below the Surface.” The article, written after Danny attended a week-long workshop by Dr. Elaine Ingham, discussed composting and the importance of using it to build up the Soil Food Web—the community...  
  3. 1995-01-19 Alfredo Petrov, Cochabamba, Boliviashares his experience in controlling leafcutterants. James Gordley, Panama.“I am having great results with New Zealand spinach, Tetragonia tetragonioides. Fr. Gerold Rupper, Tanzania.Concerning mothers with insufficient milk for nursing, “This was the problem...  
  4. 2015-07-23 In EDN 127, Dick Tinsley and David Headley appear to offer somewhat contradictory visions regarding the value of farmers’ co-operatives. When such contradictory advice appears, it often points to an area of underappreciated complexity. Thus, rather than throw our hands up in frustration, we...  
  5. 1995-01-19 More information about detoxifying Velvet Beans.  
  6. 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...  
  7. 2019-07-24 Several years ago, in a meeting, an ECHO staff member wondered aloud about the importance of literacy as it relates to agriculture. We received feedback from a few network members on this topic; their thoughts are shared below.  
  8. 1995-01-19 Information about green manure and cover crop legumes.  
  9. 2020-05-29 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 42 On the island of Bali we have had recent challenges with the Sugarcane White Grub (Lepidiota stigma) consuming many different crops and frustrating local farmers. In Bali (and Sumatra) we call this pest ‘gayes’, in Javanese it is known as ‘urèt’. In our...