1. 26-06-2020 This 1/2 day training gave abroad overview and introduction to some basic soil characteristics: phases (solid, liquid, gas), texture, density, structure, reaction (pH), plant-water relationships, organic matter, and nutrients. After some classroom discussion we went head out to into the ECHO Farm...
  2. Current and Future Roles in Extension and Advisory Services in Southeast Asia Prepared by Abram Bicksler and Rick Burnette, ECHO Asia Impact Center; Ricky Bates, Penn State University Farm Center Indochina (FCI) (November 2013) Sustainable Agriculture Training Center, Hmawbi (SATC) (October 2013)...
  3. ANZBI Version 1.2 – April 2020 This report discusses practical uses of biochar and wood vinegar based on experiences of early adopters. This report is not a scientific paper and relays practical information regarding biochar and wood vinegar end use examples, application methods, short-term and...
  4. 26-06-2020 This 1/2 day training will be abroad overview and introduction to some basic soil characteristics: phases (solid, liquid, gas), texture, density, structure, reaction (pH), plant-water relationships, organic matter, and nutrients. After some classroom discussion we will head out to into the ECHO...
  5. 19-01-1996 A large majority of the world's 800 million food-insecure people live in rural areas and are directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture for their incomes and food. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates are a major source of food energy for humans and animals in general and for low-income,...
  6. 19-01-1998 Efforts to protect, conserve and sustainably use tropical forests are gaining support worldwide. They include improved management of natural forests, the establishment of timber plantations, the planting of trees in agroforestry systems, and the promotion of the use of non-timber forest products...
  7. 19-01-1999 Prosea volume 13 'Spices' focuses on the aromatic plants and their parts, fresh or dried, whole or ground, that are primarily used to impart flavour and fragrance to foods and drinks. The volume is closely related to Prosea volume 19 'Essential-oil plants' that deals with aromatic plants whose...
  8. 29-05-2020 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 42 The integration of livestock on the smallholder farm is often a key component to the long-term sustainability of the farm, specifically by means of critical nutrient cycling. Livestock play a unique and critical role on the farm, transforming plant and...
  9. 01-06-2020 Download AN#43 (PDF) Featured in this Asia Note Words of Gratitude & Solidarity from the ECHO Asia Director Making On-Farm Pig Feed:Farm-Generated Formulas vs. Commercial Feeds ECHOsfrom the Network: Integrated PestManagement on the Island of Bali ECHOs from the Network: Coffee Drying ‘...
  10. 29-05-2020 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 42 During the coffee harvest season, we find ourselves maxing out every available drying table that we have while processing our coffee. At the Behind the Leaf Coffee Processing Center, we have 122 drying tables, and for 4 months of the year we use every...