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Mixed Cropping: A Successful Organic Strategy for Small Farmers

Long before Europeans were on the scene, Africans were practicing companion, or mixed cropping (or planting), which is a highly successfully strategy for outwitting many bugs and diseases. Continue here:  Mixed Cropping: A Successful Organic Strategy for Small Farmers.

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Making an Organic Slurry with goat dung Pt.2

Claudia, who is working with farmers in Mozambique,  is a reader of this blog and asked for more information on Making a slurry of goat dung.  So here is a bit more information and a couple of pictures of the … Continue reading

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Mixed Cropping: A Successful Organic Strategy for Small Farmers

Long before Europeans were on the scene, Africans were practicing companion, or mixed cropping (or planting), which is a highly successfully strategy for outwitting many bugs and diseases. However, with the advent of Northern Hemisphere farming methods in which crops … Continue reading

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