Digital nutrient management tool reduces emissions, improves crop yields and boosts farmers’ profits
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.
Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
Authors conclude that no-till, no-burn practices can cut severe pollution in northern India and that they merit strong policy support, including enforcement of bans on burning straw.
The most essential nutrient in global crop production is also one of the most challenging to work with.
Source: The Third Pole (25 Nov 2020)
Once a world leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather.
New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.
New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.
Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe.
An expansive new review seeks out the key drivers of climate-resilient crop adoption to mobilize decades of scientific and development research towards the eradication of hunger by 2030.
Source: Financial Express (30 Oct 2020)
Setting benchmarks for carbon sequestered or abated through farming and roping in companies to commercialize carbon credits can help agricultural income grow.
Mother-trial farmers in Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district share their experiences, lessons and successes in adopting climate-resilient practices.
Source: El Universal (16 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and Kellogg partnership seeks to increase the productivity of land and efficient use of available natural resources while mitigating the effects of climate change.
How gender research supports rural women during times of crisis.