Conservation Agriculture Western Cape July Newsletter

You can view the latest developments, research and events in conservation agriculture at this link. The July edition includes:

  • The important role pill bugs play in composting and their ability to remove heavy metals from soil which stabilizes growing conditions and protects groundwater. 
  • "Links of the month", which includes research on cover crops and rewarding farmers who sequesters carbon through sustainable soil practices. 
  • Guidelines to stubble management developed by several grower groups, including a dedicated Stubble Initiative Website.

Read the latest, as well as previous newsletter editions, at this link.