Tag » Agroforestry

Trees and dairy

We have to deintensify dairy for a whole lot of reasons. Uppermost in public discourse is water quality, but also intensification has to be sustained by increased inputs that place a burden on the environment. 435 kata lagi

Lil' Paw Paw

When I was very young we would visit my great grandfather in Vivian, LA.  We called him Big Paw Paw (I suppose as opposed to Paw Paw being a grandfather.)  Nowadays, my kids call my father Paw Paw.  566 kata lagi

ROLE OF AGROFORESTRY IN NUTRIENT RECYCLING

 


AGROFORESTRY
The integration of agriculture and/or farming with forestry so the land can simultaneously be used for more than one purpose is Agroforestry. Agroforestry is a collective name for land-use systems and technologies where woody perennials (trees, shrubs, palms, bamboos, etc.) are deliberately used on the same land-management units as agricultural crops and/or animals, in some form of spatial arrangement or temporal sequence. 1.380 kata lagi

Agriculture

Delivering Local Resilience through Adaptation and Mitigation in Agri-Fisheries: A Roving Workshop for AMIA Regional Focal Persons & LGU Partners

Guinayangan, Quezon                                                                    September 25-29, 2017

Workshop Overview
As part of the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agri-Fisheries (AMIA) program of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the UPLB Foundation, Inc. 1.198 kata lagi

Lonicera fragrantissima

Approaching an old, long-abandoned homestead, on an old, long abandoned road, we come upon a living, breathing remnant of that homestead’s legacy. This is a verge of… 142 kata lagi

Agroecosystem

At loggerheads over agroforestry

Everyone knows forests are home to a wealth of biodiversity, with the Amazon alone hosting a quarter of global biodiversity. It is also now well established that diversity in crop production increases a farmer’s resilience to environmental stresses and shocks – from extreme weather to pests. 451 kata lagi

Agriculture