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COVER CROPS

Planting cover crops is a common and rewarding farming practice that was applied as far back as in the Roman Empire. Since then, the method has been widely used in agriculture, bringing a lot of good. Farmers reap a plethora of cover crop benefits that fit versatile objectives, both in the short-term and long-term perspective. […]

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NO-TILL CORN

No Till Corn Planting corn using no-till practices is increasing in popularity as farmers see that top yields in corn can happen without tilling the soil. Here we’ve included some tips and techniques to help you get your no-till corn crop off to a strong start. Make Sure Corn Is Planted At The Proper DepthNo-till […]

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NOTILL

Reduced Soil Erosion: One of the primary benefits of no-till farming is the reduction in soil erosion. With no-till farming, there’s minimal soil disruption – furrows are created, and seeds are planted and covered up. Less soil disruption leads to less soil erosion, from wind and water.  Click the link to learn more about no […]

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voluntary offsets

Voluntary Offset Programs Voluntary carbon markets enable businesses, governments, nonprofit organizations, universities, municipalities, and individuals to offset their emissions outside a regulatory regime. These entities can purchase offsets that were created either through the voluntary or compliance markets. Trading and demand in the voluntary market are created only by voluntary buyers (corporations, institutions, and individuals) […]

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Climate

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offsets

WHAT Carbon offsetting is the process of purchasing, and cancelling, carbon emissions credits equivalent to the carbon footprint of your activity, company, product or service. Once the carbon credits are cancelled (i.e. irredeemably taken out of circulation so that no-one else can claim the benefit of the carbon emissions reduction that they represent) you have […]

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Land

Frequently asked questions about land ownership and demand in South Africa Researched by Liesl Pretorius and Gopolang Makou This report was written by Africa Check., a non-partisan fact-checking organisation. View the original piece on their website. 1. Who owns the land in South Africa? The department of rural development and land reform has released two […]

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carbon emission

There are three major gases that are influenced by human activities and that are of interest with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O). The concept of “global warming potential” (GWP or CO2e) has been developed to enable comparison of the ability of different GHGs to trap heat […]

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WSIS

Cast your vote now for your favorite project at WSIS Prizes 2021 . VOTE AGRISELANA in the Agriculture category – e-Agriculture. DEADLINE: 31 MARCH 2021VOTE NOW. Link: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/stocktaking/Prizes/2021ITUUNESCOUnited Nations Development Programme – UNDP our project has been nominated for the WSIS Prizes 2021 –congratulations! Out of 1,270 submitted projects, 360 (twenty in each of the […]

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GreenHouseGases

Agriculture’s significant climate impact need to be escalated and be given attention. Livestock is responsible for over 15% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, according to the UN s’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The most destructive of those emissions is methane, a potent greenhouse gas. In the most up to date scientific way of […]

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