Are burning crop residues and grass good for soil health and fertility? Views from a farmer and an agricultural researcher

    | September 20, 2010

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    Our first news story this week touches on many topics: climate change, bush burning and availability of livestock feed. These all have a link to soil health. One of the scripts in the soil health package is very relevant to these issues, and looks directly the burning of crop residues. A farmer and an agricultural researcher from Kenya both give their viewpoints. The script was developed from actual interviews.