After a two year hiatus due to (yes, you guessed it) Covid, the annual ECHO International Agricultural Conference will be held in person at their Fort Myers, FL campus. For three decades ECHO has been at the forefront of bringing cutting edge scientific knowledge to farmers around the world, and […]
The JRI blog has a post this month by Dr Mariann Molnár, researcher, on farm animal welfare in the European Union that should be of interest to many Pollinator readers in that region (and elsewhere). A couple of excerpts: I have found that while farmers are directly responsible for the […]
ECHO is continuing their support of the farming community around the world with an online symposium for East African farmers. Click below for more details.:
ECHO East Africa is hosting a symposium at the end of September that will be online. Description is as follows: ECHO East Africa Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies connects individuals and organizations who seek to share their knowledge and best practices in these areas: to improve nutrition, reduce […]
For twenty-six years, ECHO in south Florida has been providing instruction, training, and encouragement for agricultural workers at their home base every November. Thanks to Covid-19, ECHO’s 27th International Agricultural Conference will be open to participants from around the world, no visas or airplane tickets needed. The conference will be […]
It is a little known fact that smaller farms are actually more productive than large ones. This issue was highlighted in an article in The Ecologist some time ago but still relevant. Here’s a snippet: The paradox, however, and one of the reasons why despite having so little land, small […]
ECHO Asia has a conference coming 1-4 October in Chiang Mai. This is a great opportunity for anyone in SE Asia who is working in agriculture. See the web article for details, links, and a video.