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No till and Conservation Agriculture

It doesn't take much looking to realise that no-till is the order of the day. In some parts, particularly in the USA, it has been heavily promoted by government agencies.

For those who don't know, no-till (sometimes low-till or conservation agriculture) is the system whereby soils are not ...


Food production in Africa

The other day I received a report from an African thinktank. It was not really a scientific report, because it did not include any peer-reviewed science, but the gist was that in order for Africa to meet the demands of an increased population by 2050, there would need to be ...

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