1. Access Agriculture Training Video Birds learn quickly and will come back, so regularly change the way you scare birds. All farmers in your community should plant their bean crop within a period of two weeks so that the beans are all growing at the same time, so most of the crop survives. By...
  2. 1/4/1992 Sunn Hemp is an option for keeping monkeys out of your garden.
  3. 19/10/1993 Iron sulfate can be used to control slugs. Recent laboratory trials in England support the notion that iron sulfate is rapidly absorbed and is highly toxic to slugs.
  4. 19/7/1994 Dry logs inhabited by fire ants can help deter rats from eating young oil palms.
  5. 19/3/1995 Several ideas for discouraging birds from fields.
  6. 19/3/1995 A technique to control Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to many pesticides. An innovative technique developed by AgCanada and researched by Cornell is the use of “trench traps” to catch the beetles as they walk out of fields in search of new food sources or...
  7. 19/1/1995 Ideas for keeping elephants out of crops.
  8. 19/1/1996 Information about controlling cassava mealybug (Phenacoccus manihoti) without commercial insecticides.
  9. 19/10/1994 ECHO was contacted with a vivid description of problems of leaf-cutter ants in Guyana. The farmers even tried building water filled moats around plants but the ants built leaf bridges and crossed right over. Jack bean and Sesame may help control leaf-cutter ants.
  10. 19/1/1996 The parasiticweed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence.