Soil Management and Conservation for Small Farms: Strategies and Methods of Introduction, Technologies and Equipment -experiences from the State of Sa

Soil Management and Conservation for Small Farms: Strategies and Methods of Introduction, Technologies and Equipment -experiences from the State of Sa

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (author)Paperback

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This report is intended for development practitioners This report is intended for development practitioners, extensionists and leaders or pioneers in farming communities, to inform them about the experiences and initiatives of farming communities in conservation agriculture in Santa Catarina State, Brazil, there have been widespread improvements in soil management. This has led to lower costs and improved returns combined with better conservation and soil resources. The main elements of success were minimum tillage, soil cover management and direct seeding practices, together with an effective and creative extension service. While these developments probably cannot be duplicated as such elsewhere, the methods and strategies may well inspire others to adapt and modify them for application in their own environments elsewhere, the methods and strategies may well inspire others to adapt and modify them for application in their own environments.

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  • ISBN13: 9789251044995
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 72
  • ID: 9789251044995
  • ISBN10: 9251044996

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