SRI: Open Source Rice Farming

SRI: Open Source Rice Farming

Earth Links is working towards the release of our “Open Source” database and website for small-holder rice farmers in 2018.  With CAD files, free CAD software and easy to share PDFs of well used and tested equipment designs, we want to help facilitate the...
Informacion de SICA – Seleciones de Documentos en Español Sobre SICA;

Informacion de SICA – Seleciones de Documentos en Español Sobre SICA;

Sistema de Intensificatión del Cultivo del Arroz (SRI). Uphoff, Norman. 2016. ES_SRIFAQcompleto.Uphof.pdf A Spanish translation by the Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) of Uphoff’s book, The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) –...
One Road to SRI Mechanization

One Road to SRI Mechanization

In favor of using the “brush cutter” weeder in its various forms for mechanization is that it is widely available and relatively inexpensive.  It represents a first step towards mechanization for many small-holder farmers.  It is faster than a manual weeder, and...
Six Publications that tell the stories and possibilities of SRI

Six Publications that tell the stories and possibilities of SRI

SRI is a set of sustainable rice farming technologies that can help small farmers to significantly increase their rice yields. It is a low-input technology, which can be flexibly applied based on the local factors and farm conditions. SRI methodology is based on four...