How Does Crop Rotation Positively Affect Usage of Farm Inputs?

Crop rotation is an age-old farming practice that involves the systematic planting of different crops in sequence on the same piece of land over time. It is a sustainable and environmentally friendly approach that has been utilized by farmers for centuries to improve...

Legumes: Choosing Your Correct Defender in the Rotation

Legumes for a crucial part of the crop rotation on many levels, adding valuable soil nitrogen, reducing root diseases such as Take-all and Fusarium in cereals, improving soil structure and allowing control of grass weeds such as Brome and Ryegrass. Something that I...

New flavor of vanilla farming aims to stop deforestation in Madagascar

Madagascar is the world’s biggest producer of vanilla, with the plant grown in agroforestry systems established in forests or on fallow lands.Conservationist Andriamanana Rabearivelo introduced a new technique of vanilla cultivation with promising early results.His...