Friday, February 22, 2019

Soil Management in agriculture

What is soil management? Soil is one of the main fundaments of food production. Soil management is the application of all actions taken to protect and enhance soil fertility. Proper soil management includes soil conservation and achieving optimal soil fertility and soil health. Organic farming in particular stresses optimal soil management. It uses soil health as its main source of its fertilization and pest control.

Commonland aims to restore land affected by soil depletion

Commonland, a company that conducts land restoration projects, introduces a solution to food security and biodiversity while mitigating soil depletion. Furthermore, the "4 returns" model of...

Conservation technologies help mitigate effects of climate change in India

As India launch a national conference for farmers, the government calls out for scientists to develop water and soil conservation technologies to prevent the...

Forest conservation training paves way for awareness to Ghanaian farmers

27,000 farmers from the different regions of Ghana have participated in Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP) to enhance agricultural production and raise...

Soil test: How to help farmers stabilize source of income?

The government of Tamil Nadu, in India, has mandated its farmers to run a soil test to improve crop yields and income. After sharing success...

Cause of Salinization: Why crop yield reduces in Colorado?

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awards a team of researchers with $500,000 to study the cause of salinization in the lands of Colorado. Furthermore, the researchers...

Saline-affected lands in Bangladesh back to cultivation

After two decades of suffering from salinization, farmers from Bangladesh are back to the cultivation of saline-affected lands. Through the help of the Water Development...
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