What is Cover Cropping

Cover crops stimulate the biological activity of the soil after harvest and their return as mulch or compost material. They stimulate micro-biotic activity, the proliferation of earthworms, and stabilise the soil. They also make nutrients available in large quantities and in more available forms.   Cover crops can also improve the in-depth structure of the …

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Water Harvesting

The term ‘water harvesting’ generally refers to techniques used for the collection of water from a particular area (called the catchment) in order to provide water for human, animal, or crop use.  Water harvesting is an ancient practice that has enabled communities to grow and flourish even in semiarid and arid areas where other sources …

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