Scientists Enhance Sustainable Agricultural Development in Camagüey

0 Camagüey, Oct 23. – The work of local scientists and researchers is crucial for the development of urban and sub-urban agriculture, since they have placed into the hands of farmers the advances in science and technology, so that they can improve their production outcomes. Transfer of technologies and good practices in the land use as well as training initiatives

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Cuba Takes First Steps toward Growing Wheat

0 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Sep 12. -Farmers in this central-southern province achieved a modest wheat harvest, creating the basis for fostering the cultivation of wheat, a local Agriculture Ministry grain expert said Monday.Mario Scrubb, an agronomist with the Agricultre Ministry's provincial office, told reporters that the harvest provided two tons of wheat seed, which will be used to plant almost 70

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ALBA Defense School will Also Accept Indigenous, Farmers

1 La Paz, Jun 6. -The School of Defense and Sovereignty of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) will also train indigenous people and farmers, said Defense Minister Maria Cecilia Chacon. Quoted in local news reports, Chacon said in addition to providing higher eduation, the center would provide farmers and indigenous people with comprehensive training. In

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Increased Number of Farmers in Cuba

0 Santa Clara, May 6. -About 60,000 Cubans began 2009 as agricultural producers, Orlando Lugo Fonte, president of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) told the Cuban News Agency (CNA). With the work of these persons vast regions that were idle are now in production and effect an increased number of crops of tubercles, vegetables and beans, he added.

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South-Camaguey farmers plan short-cycle sowing of tuber

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 4. – Farmers in Santa Cruz del Sur expect to increase the grow of short-cycle tuber to support the sales of foodstuff to the population, explained Yoanquis Armuñes, delegate of the agriculture sector In this territory. Nowadays farmers maintain the fields sowed with banana, but their goal is to raise the plantation of tuber which

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