With help from American researchers, they’re growing nutritious crops that boost their income.
They say a farmer’s work starts before dawn, but in Cambodia’s Battambang province farmers work together late into the night to prepare their vegetable harvest for the overnight bus ride to the capital city’s markets.
International farmers can protect their yield for pennies
‘DryCard’ takes the guesswork out of drying
How do you see dryness? Solar drying is a simple way for smallholder farmers to preserve their harvest, but knowing when food is dry enough to store is complex. UC Davis researchers invented a low-cost, easy-to-use tool that farmers can use to measure food dryness, called the DryCardTM.
Innovative practices geared for small-scale farmers
An international team led by UC Davis is working to connect 9,000 rural households in Guatemala with improved water management and climate-smart agriculture strategies, to increase food security and reduce poverty.
Deadline approaching for ‘Pitch-and-Plant’ campus gardening contest
Bright ideas and green thumbs are the only prerequisites for a campus gardening contest hosted by the Horticulture Innovation Lab.
At the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center on campus, a few empty raised garden beds are waiting for some new plants. The “Pitch-and-Plant” gardening contest invites students and community members to help fill those garden beds with interesting plants.