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Conservation agriculture and mechanised systems
Small holder farmers in rain fed agriculture believe that soil tillage is needed to maximize crop yields. However, as cropping intensity, and hence tillage intensity, increases there may be a decline…
Conservation agriculture- perspective
Conservation agriculture (CA) changes soil properties and processes compared to conventional agriculture. These changes can, in turn, affect the delivery of ecosystem services, including climate…
Conservation Agriculture - Ethiopia
This article is based on a case study that investigated a pilot project implementing conservation agriculture (CA), an agricultural method generally referred to as climate-smart in the agricultural…
Conservation agriculture practice- Kenya
“Before he learned about Conservation Agriculture, he could hardly get 10 bags of sorghum from his six acres. He adopted the new farming technique called Conservation agriculture”Farmers…
Conservation agriculture and soils
“When you are tired or hungry, you're not as productive. You may need to rest or eat. If you push yourself too far, you may get ill”Soil gets tired and hungry, too. How do growers…
Wilmar Adams - A young farmer filled with sheer determinationIntroductionFarming close to nature, according to Conservation Agriculture principles, is a long-term project. For Wilmar Adams, a 35-year…
Europe is, like Africa, an underdeveloped continent when it comes adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA). It has 7.3 million hectares under CA compared to 1.2 million ha for Africa. However, the…
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