Organic Agriculture Archives - Azuero Earth Project

Agro-Environmental Youth Groups test their water

The high-schoolers of the agricultural institutes of I.P.T.A. Tonosi (@upmatonosi) and I.P.T.A. Las Minas (@manadadecapitanes) had full days on May 15th and 16th.   THE STUDY The students, together with teachers, personnel from the Panamanian Environmental Ministry’s...

APASPE’S THIRD AGRO-ECOLOGICAL FAIR AT LOS ASIENTOS

On June 19, the Association of Livestock and Agro-Silvopastoral Producers of Pedasí (APASPE) held the third annual Agro-ecological fair. The fair was hosted by the school of Los Asientos, a community close to Pedasí....

Soil Benefits of Raising Chickens in Mobile Cages

Bruno Borsari, visiting Fulbright scholar from Winona University offered a series of in the field lectures at the USMA farm in Las Minas, Panama.  Azuero Earth Project has been fortunate to have an extended...

Simple Methods for Evaluating Soil Quality

Bruno Borsari, visiting Fulbright scholar from Winona University, offered a series of in-the-field lectures at the USMA farm in Las Minas, Herrera, Panama.  Azuero Earth Project has been fortunate to have an extended connection...

How to Make Organic Fertilizers that Work

People often ask us, “But if I’m not using chemicals, how do I maintain my yields?”  Years of experience has taught many farmers that using local and natural materials can help you maintain healthy...

AEP attends Agroforestry conference in Darién

Cattle farming is the principle cause of deforestation in Panama, and as you may well know, the word “ganadería” comes from ganar.  The idea of agroforestry is to find an ecologically based natural resource...

AEP kicks off the 2014 Educational Initiative in Los Asientos

The Azuero Earth Project believes that environmental education starts with the kids! Each year as part of our Educational Initiative, AEP develops didactic games, interactive activities, experiments, videos, and presentations to reinforce environmental themes...

Workshop on Small-Scale Organic Gardens

What began as a dreary, rainy day turned into a bright, sunny morning as Azuero Earth Project staff headed off to Los Asientos. With more than 15 people in attendance, the agricultural engineer Meinaldo Mitre...