Farming is no longer about sustainability … it’s about regeneration – Letters – Ely Standard

Our soils are dead. Increased use of pesticides and chemicals has killed off all the beneficial microorganisms in the soil. Apparently there are about 3,000 insect pests in the world that eat crops and harm livestock. For each one of these pests there are around 3,000 beneficial insects. Spraying wipes out the whole insect community.

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Banana Circles in Amritapuri, India

When I visited Amma’s ashram in Amritapuri, India in December 2014/January 2015, I was fascinated by the banana circles that were located in one of the ashram gardens. Banana circles are a permaculture technique that is most often used in tropical and subtropical regions. They help create humus and water retention where soils are either

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Tree planting!

MARCH 5, 2015 / ELLIEFANTSDELIGHTS Finally not a post about us destroying stuff, hacking something back or levelling something!!! Something productive…. Or it will be when they grow!!! 46 fruit trees planted staked and thanks to the rain watered in!!!! Planted in the lea of the hill to shelter them a little and up enough

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Overview Of Mango Fruit Production

Believed to have first been cultivated in South East Asia, Mango is considered the king of fruits. In other words, mangoes are the most loved and enjoyed fruits across the globe. Therefore, there has been a huge demand for mango fruit production across the globe. However, India ranks first in mango fruit production with wide

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