Archive: Oct 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

 

Early adopters of cover crops in South Africa share their lessons learnt

An article by Landbou.com looks at lessons learn by SA farmers who use cover crops in their production systems.

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Thoughts on the first Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum

Agfunder reports on the first Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum, held in Oakland, California (30 September 2019). The event brought together a wide-ranging group of individuals all dedicated to one goal: making regenerative... Read more about 'Thoughts on the first Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum'...


Conservation agriculture decreases production risks - why is this not reflected in other parts of the industry?

This is the question an article by Landbou.com investigates. Banks, insurers and retailers view conservation agriculture in the same way as conventional agriculture, although it has significant environmental benefits and... Read more about 'Conservation agriculture decreases production risks - why is this not reflected in other parts of the industry?'...


Crop leftovers can store huge amounts of carbon: insights from Uganda

Bizcommunity shares a study. which investigates how farmers can help fight climate change and improve their crop yields by adding agricultural waste to their fields. 

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