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Conservation agriculture for sustainable agricultural production in the world
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Conservation Agriculture Results in a Significant Improvement in Crop Production and the Livelihood of Farmers in Bangladesh

Conservation Agriculture Results in a Significant Improvement in Crop Production and the Livelihood of Farmers in Bangladesh | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
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Harnessing Conservation Agriculture to fight climate change

Harnessing Conservation Agriculture to fight climate change | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
A major conference at COP22 discussed how encouraging farmers to switch to Conservation Agriculture (CA) can help countries meet their climate goals
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Conservation Agriculture In Punjab Can Reduce Pollution In Delhi

Conservation Agriculture In Punjab Can Reduce Pollution In Delhi | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Conservation agriculture is an alternative to burning straw - the cause of Delhi’s pollution.
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The Positive Impact of Conservation Agriculture

The Positive Impact of Conservation Agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
With pressures from climate change and the need for sustainability, smallholder farmers and large corporations are implementing new, environmentally friendly farming practices.
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UC Researcher Jeff Mitchell Advocates for Conservation Agriculture

UC Researcher Jeff Mitchell Advocates for Conservation Agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
UC Researcher Jeff Mitchell has encouraged an increasing number of producers to develop farm systems that are closer to the kinds of systems found in nature. Conservation agriculture, also known as no-till/minimum-till farming, is his passion.
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Strip till builds soil conditions, root strength and better yields

Strip till builds soil conditions, root strength and better yields | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
The strip promotes uniform emergence and builds soil biology.
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France: Agriculture de conservation : Échanger pour améliorer ses pratiques

France: Agriculture de conservation : Échanger pour améliorer ses pratiques | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Revue hebdomadaire. Actualités agricoles, informations techniques : bases de données des entreprises, petites annonces, liste des salons et informations pour l'abonnement.
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Kenya: Arid and semi arid farmers urged to integrate conservation agriculture

Kenya: Arid and semi arid farmers urged to integrate conservation agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Farmers across the country could increase their yeilds by 30% and reduce their cost of production by 40% through conservation agriculture that is set to reduce the loses incurred from soil erosion effects.
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Ghana: Climate Change: MoFA to introduce conservation agric technology

Ghana: Climate Change: MoFA to introduce conservation agric technology | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
The technologies will help farmers to conserve soil moisture, especially in areas where there is minimum tillage of the soil.
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Study: Conservation agriculture may not stop climate change

An analysis of 76 studies in two distinct tropical regions of the world shows that conservation agriculture leads to only marginal increases in soil carbon stocks.
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CLIMATE SMART FARMING

Climate smart farming contributes to improving the health of the soil by enhancing its physical, chemical and biological properties. Good soil health will pr...

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Where is No-till Soil Research Headed in the Future?

Where is No-till Soil Research Headed in the Future? | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
DICKINSON, N.D. • Are there benefits to no-till farming that we still don’t know about?

And what does it mean for yields that soil pH is decreasing?

New or continuing research is looking into this and other new technologies that are being discovered about no-till and soil, said Dr. Pat Carr, agronomist at North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC).

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China leads the way: Intercropping for ecological and economic efficiency in agriculture

China leads the way: Intercropping for ecological and economic efficiency in agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Creating a sustainable agricultural system is one of the greatest concerns facing the world today.  Human population growth, degraded lands, and stagnating productivity gains are combining to produce a global agricultural emergency.  Past work has predicted that crop productivity will need to double to feed a growing population of 7 billion.  The solution will likely come from a combination of sources: altered dietary habits, technological breakthroughs, and more sustainable and efficient use of currently cultivated lands.
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I hope that the method of farming China is beginning to use starts a trend and spreads globally. America as a country needs a better way to produce food for all of its people - what better way than to shift from commercial farming to sustainable agriculture. It's a big step but hopefully China can lead the way!

Aaron Burnette's curator insight, October 30, 2015 10:10 AM

China has discovered a new way of farming that is changing the way things are done.

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Developing Eastern Indonesia with Conservation Agriculture

Developing Eastern Indonesia with Conservation Agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Results of the program had shown improvements, increasing
average maize yields in the regions by 77 percent compared to
conventional
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Cuba looks to adopt conservation agriculture

Cuba looks to adopt conservation agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to spend some time in Cuba, along with 20 other visiting farmers, scientists and agronomists, meeting with 80 Cuban agricult
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Corporates Must Promote Conservation Agriculture in Punjab To End the Menace of Stubble-Burning in Fields  

Corporates Must Promote Conservation Agriculture in Punjab To End the Menace of Stubble-Burning in Fields   | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Punjab should advertise conservation agriculture vigorously to halt paddy straw burning.
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FAO introduces conservation agriculture to mitigate climate impacts

FAO introduces conservation agriculture to mitigate climate impacts | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Indonesia is piloting the development of conservation agriculture in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), two eastern Indonesian provinces known for low rainfall.
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Jeff Mitchell, advocate for conservation agriculture

Jeff Mitchell, advocate for conservation agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Across dusty roads and the course of two decades, a University of California researcher named Jeff Mitchell has encouraged an increasing number of producers to develop farm systems that are closer to the kinds of systems found in nature. Conservation agriculture, also known as no-till/minimum-till f
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France: L'agriculture de conservation? Le sol comme pharmacie naturelle...

France: L'agriculture de conservation? Le sol comme pharmacie naturelle... | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it

L’agriculture de conservation, également connue de manière incomplète sous l’appellation «agriculture sans labour» est appliquée en Brabant wallon depuis une quinzaine d’années. Mais qu'est-ce donc?

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Kenya: First national conservation agriculture conference kicks off today

Kenya: First national conservation agriculture conference kicks off today | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
The first national conversation agriculture conference starting today aims at bringing together key stakeholders to address declining productivity.
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Canada: National Soil Conservation Week Focuses on Sustainable Agriculture

Canada: National Soil Conservation Week Focuses on Sustainable Agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
BEAUSEJOUR, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - April 7, 2016) - Soil, air, water, and wildlife that share the land with agricultural production are all impacted by soil management. National Soil Conservation Week, which runs from April 17 to 23, is focusing on the importance of proper land stewardship for the benefit o
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Modern Industrial Agriculture Is Incompatible With Nature—We Need a New Paradigm Based on Ecology

Modern Industrial Agriculture Is Incompatible With Nature—We Need a New Paradigm Based on Ecology | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
Annual monocultures—corn, wheat, rice—abuse the soil. What if we mimicked nature and grew perennial grains in mixtures instead?
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Bangladesh Agriculture: Now time to adopt conservation agriculture

Bangladesh Agriculture: Now time to adopt conservation agriculture | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it
RAJSHAHI:  Time has come to wide-ranging and sustainable expansion and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) system to protect the soil
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Botswana: Conservation Agriculture Can Improve Food Production

Adoption of conservation agriculture in Kgalagadi South is moving at a slow pace.

Farmers in Kgalagadi South have been urged to adopt and test conservation agriculture in order to gauge its effectiveness in a district plagued by harsh climatic conditions.

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New Tool Cheaply, Efficiently Captures Nitrates

New Tool Cheaply, Efficiently Captures Nitrates | Conservation agriculture | Scoop.it

When Iowa State University researchers asked Justin Hanson about installing a saturated buffer strip on his farm near Roland, Iowa, his first concern, naturally, was if it would hurt his nearby crops. “First thing I asked, is it going to back up my tile?” he recalls.

Since its installation in late 2009, it hasn’t. The 120-acre field next to it is rotated between corn and soybeans. It has about 11 tiled acres at a flatter top of a slope that drains into Bear Creek. Hanson’s family installed a riparian buffer of switchgrass, shrubs, and trees along the creek in 1995 that’s about 66 feet wide. 

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