Articles in Organic Farming

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by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 25, 2021
Zero- tillage / Pfumvudza
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 25, 2021
By enhancing infiltration and improving soil characteristics and structure, no-till increases the amount of water available for crop production.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 24, 2021
Healthy Soils to Cool the Planet
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 24, 2021
Protecting and restoring global soils can help alleviate all of these threats and limit global warming by sequestering carbon emissions. When we build carbon in agricultural soils through regenerative practices, we achieve extraordinary benefits.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 23, 2021
Soil can save us all
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 23, 2021
Prioritizing soil health must be profitable and sustainable across multiple markets and food systems, and take productivity, data measurement, and technology into account.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on September 22, 2021
Healthy Soils Are Profitable
by Thandiwe Ncube on September 22, 2021
Any investment, from backyard farming to large-scale farming, requires farmers to establish expectations for the costs, benefits, and timing. Investing in soil health should be no different.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 16, 2021
Benefits of Regenerative Agriculture
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on September 16, 2021
Regenerative means: ‘renewal, restoration, and growth of cells, organisms, and ecosystems,’ or ‘renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system (as in a forest) after injury or as a normal process. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on September 14, 2021
Techniques used in organic farming
by Wallace Mukoka on September 14, 2021
Organic farming is a technique, which involves the cultivation of plants and rearing of animals in natural ways. This process involves the use of biological materials, avoiding synthetic substances to maintain soil fertility.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on June 23, 2021
Reasons Why Farmers Should Use Organic Fertilizers
by Wallace Mukoka on June 23, 2021
The fundamental process of nutrient absorption by plants is well established. Irrespective of whether nutrients originate from organic or inorganic sources, plants are only capable of absorbing nutrients in certain forms.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on May 26, 2021
Feeding And Protecting Your Soil
by Thandiwe Ncube on May 26, 2021
This week, I'd like to talk about what to do with bare soil after crops have been harvested, as well as how to cultivate new garden areas at this time of year. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on April 1, 2021
Gender In Organic Agriculture
by Wallace Mukoka on April 1, 2021
Since ancient times, seeds have been related to femininity and reproduction. The duties of seed selection and storage still belong exclusively to women.... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 1, 2021
Effects of Organic Farming
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 1, 2021
The most important challenge in Africa has been to produce enough food for the growing population. Organic farming can provide quality food without adversely affecting the soil’s health and the environment.... Read full article
by Benhilda Tinotenda Mashanda on April 1, 2021
Wondering what is organic farming?
by Benhilda Tinotenda Mashanda on April 1, 2021
Organic farming is characterized as a management and agricultural manufacturing process that blends a high level of biodiversity with environmental practices that conserve natural resources and have strict animal welfare requirements.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on March 31, 2021
How Can The Principles Of A Natural Ecosystem Be Used For Designing An Organic Farming system?
by Wallace Mukoka on March 31, 2021
Organic Agriculture should be based on living ecological systems and cycles, work with them, emulate them and help sustain them. This principle roots organic agriculture within living ecological systems.... Read full article
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