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  1. Access Agriculture Training Video By keeping live barriers with flowers around your fields, you help to protect the wasps and the other good insects. And it is easier to produce quinoa without insecticides while conserving our fertile soil. Available languages Arabic Bambara English French...
  2. This publication is a natural organic appproach using ecology to gardening. 257 pages
  3. The USDA defines organic agriculture as “a production system that is managed to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.” More specifically, organic...
  4. Key Resource 2009-01-01 Smart gardeners know that soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life-not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms. When we use chemical fertilizers, we injure the microbial life that sustains healthy...
  5. Session: With increasing threat of climate crisis, soil loss, and continued economic challenges to farmers, building extremely robust and healthy soils provides the whole systems approach that is affordable and immediately available to all farmers. At its premise it is biologically based using...
  6. 1998-01-01 This report presents the findings of a DFID-funded research project to investigate the state of, and prospects for, organic agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. The objectives of the project were as follows: In a variety of cllimatic zones within sub-Saharan Africa, determine the type and degree of...
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  8. 1991-01-01 Successful Small-Scale Farming introduces anyone owning (or planning to own) a small farm to both the harsh realities and the real potential involved in making a full-or part-time living on the land. Karl Schwenke's clear-eyed approach to the best farming methods covers a wide range of proven...
  9. 2010-01-01 This University of California, Santa Cruz, notebook contains many resources for instructors on organic farming and gardening. multiple numbered sections, illustrations
  10. 1992-01-01 This booklet contains cost-benfit researchon Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (SARD) explaining the concept of organic agriculture systems. 208 pages, photos