Monthly Archives: September 2015

Integrated crop-livestock farming systems

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? ? Intensifying maize production in integrated crop-livestock farming systems in northern Ghana by JONATHAN ODHONG Total productivity of the small-scale mixed farming systems in northern Ghana is low due to weak integration of the crop and…

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Nutritional science will have to make some changes to its curriculum

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Photo credit: Nature World News Changes in nutritional science are being made to meet the increasing global food demand. (Photo : Flickr: Dean Hochman) Nutrition and Science: How to Feed the World By Samantha Mathewson In…

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ICRISAT has been teaching women how to use science to shift from subsistence farming to successful agri-businesses (New Agriculturist)

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Read at : http://www.new-ag.info/en/focus/focusItem.php?a=1997 Indian women using science to start agribusinesses Access to science and technology is challenging in rural areas. But in Andhra Pradesh in India, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics…

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