soil erosion

How to prevent soil erosion?

How to prevent soil erosion? To prevent soil erosion, you must apply cover crops all year round in your field. This means that the soil will never remain bare again […]

What is soil conservation and why it is important?

What is soil conservation and why it is important? Soil conservation is a philosophy and a set of practices that all together aim at minimizing and reversing the degradation of […]

no-tillage farming

What is no till-farming?

What is no-tillage farming? No-till or no-tillage farming is a cultivation system that avoids all practices promoting the soil’s physical degradation. Farmers had been practicing No-tillage for thousands of years, […]

green manure

What is green manure?

What is green manure? Instead of applying chemical fertilizers, you can amend your soil and prevent soil erosion by planting a green manure crop. Green manure is a crop that […]

invasive species

Why are invasive species dangerous to the environment?

Why are invasive species dangerous to the environment? Invasive species are dangerous to the environment because they compete hardly with local species for limited resources and disrupt the local ecosystems. […]

monoculture farming

What is monoculture farming?

What is monoculture farming? Monoculture farming means cultivating a single crop in the field per growing season. However, this term is often used to describe the cultivation of a single […]

syntropic farming

What is syntropic farming?

What is syntropic agriculture? Syntropic farming is a form of Regenerative Agriculture that simulates the ecosystems of rainforests. Imagine a rainforest in the Amazon: Hundreds of different plant species co-exist […]

biodiversity

What is biodiversity and why is it important?

What is biodiversity and why is it important? Biodiversity is the variety of different species that exist in an area and the variety of ecosystems that these species form. Preserving […]

Soil acidification

What is Soil acidification and what are its causes?

What is Soil acidification and what are its causes? Soil acidification is the gradual decrease of soil pH over the years. It is not good because it negatively affects crops, […]

Controlled Environment Agriculture

What is Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)?

What is Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)? Controlled Environment Agriculture is a method of Agriculture in which humans control some very important parameters for the crop’s success: Air temperature, soil temperature, […]