Syntropic Agroforestry Rapid Yield Strategies for Mediterranean Fruit Orchards

Syntropic Agroforestry Orchard with Red Fruit as a Cash Crop in Mediterranean

Syntropic Agroforestry: Rapid Yield Strategies for Mediterranean Fruit Orchards Intercropping apple trees, berries, and paulownias in an agroforestry system in a Mediterranean garden This article describes a certain agroforestry system that works […]

Zero Till Agriculture – A Brief History and Case Study

Understanding Reduced Till and Zero Till Practices in Agriculture What are reduced till or zero till practices? Tillage is a common practice in agriculture and is applied in most fields. It involves disturbing the […]

The Importance and Way of Layering Plant Species in a Syntropic System

Layering Plant Species in Syntropic Systems: Enhancing Productivity and Sustainability In my previous articles, we focused on the benefits of syntropic farming in water management, leading to generating farmlands on […]

Sustainability Unearthed The Extraordinary Journey of “Ordinary” Peas

Sustainability Unearthed: The Extraordinary Journey of “Ordinary” Peas

The success story of growing garden peas using compost In the urban jungle, a quiet revolution is happening. This is a tale not just of farming but of debunking myths and reshaping our understanding of […]

Water Conservation Measures The role of Mombasa grass in a Syntropic System

Water Conservation Measures: The Role of Mombasa Grass in a Syntropic System

In my first article, I described how a course on syntropic agroforestry in Curaçao changed the direction of farming on that small but gorgeous island. In this article, I want […]

The Impact of Syntropic Agroforestry on Water Usage and Farm Resilience

The Impact of Syntropic Agroforestry on Water Usage and Farm Resilience

“Planting water”: How agroforestry helped crops become drought resilient – A real-life example The personal testimony of Roland van Reenen, a Forest Farmer from Curaçao’  It was the year 2019, and I […]

Soil Health and Potato Yield Cultivating a Sustainable Future from the Ground Up

Soil Health and Potato Yield: Cultivating a Sustainable Future from the Ground Up

Introduction – Linking Soil Health & Potato Production The unassuming potato, a starchy tuber originating from the Andean highlands, has transcended geographical boundaries and cultural barriers to become one of […]

bioremediation

Harnessing Microbial Innovations for Sustainable and Equitable Water Management

Harnessing Microbial Innovations for Sustainable and Equitable Water Management Co-author: Sally O’Neill As the world enters into a period of unprecedented changes, coupled with projections of a 20-30% water demand […]

How to produce Bio Organic Phosphate (BOP) at your Farm

How to produce Bio Organic Phosphate (BOP) at your Farm

How do you make bio organic phosphate (BOP)? How Farmers Can Prepare BOP at Home Phosphorus promotes strong root development, fortifies stems, and enhances flower and seed production, all of […]

A Novel Approach to Minimizing Soil Erosion and Boosting Fertility

Background Maintaining and preserving soil health is a critical task for farmers worldwide. Fertile-heathy soil is essential for robust plant growth and optimal productivity. However, soil erosion poses a significant […]