Script of the week tagged "conservation agriculture"

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The benefits of conservation agriculture

admin March 31, 2019

Two of this week’s Farmer stories—both from Ethiopia—talk about different aspects of conservation agriculture, which is also the topic of our Script […]

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Crop rotation and intercropping reduce damage from striga weed

admin February 10, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Togo talks about the benefits of crop rotation and intercropping. Our Script of the week highlights one […]

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Farmers try no-till farming in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

admin December 23, 2018

Conservation agriculture offers simple practices that farmers can use to address the negative impacts of climate change and learn how to “farm […]

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Farmers triple sorghum yield thanks to mulch farming

admin May 22, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Tanzania talks about using Canavalia beans as a cover crop to reduce soil erosion, increase soil fertility, […]

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The promise of conservation agriculture

admin March 26, 2018

Adopting conservation agriculture practices requires a big shift in farmers’ attitudes; this is in itself a challenge. But radio and other media […]

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Backgrounder: Using conservation tillage and soil cover in Conservation agriculture

admin January 15, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories from Malawi and Zambia feature conservation agriculture. Our Script of the week is a Backgrounder that goes into […]

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Backgrounder on Conservation agriculture

admin July 31, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Zambia focuses on Conservation agriculture. To learn more about the basics of CA, our Script of the […]

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The promise of conservation agriculture

admin May 15, 2017

Two of this week’s Farmer stories focus on conservation agriculture, as does our Script of the Week. According to the UN Food […]

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