Dec 24, 2012 Our World 2.0
An integrated system of plant-centered agriculture is showing remarkable capacity to raise smallholders’ productivity.
The world record yield for paddy rice production is not held by an agricultural research station or by a large-scale farmer from the United States, but by a farmer in the state of Bihar in northern India. Sumant Kumar, who has a farm of just two hectares in Darveshpura village, holds a record yield of 22.4 tons per hectare, from a one-acre plot. This feat was achieved with what is known as... http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/how-millions-of-farmers-are-advancing-agriculture-for-themselves/
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