Erin Treanore

Erin Treanore

Circular Agriculture Solutions

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Published on Mar 23, 2024

Preliminary Data are in!

Since the conclusion of the field season in 2023, we've been working with our partners to collate, interpret, and analyze some of the data that were collected over the course of season. Our experie...

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Published on Jan 16, 2024

The end of the season

After an insanely busy fall and a season of fieldwork behind us, we're excited to have this project in the final stages! All the plots were harvested in November and data were and are currently bei...

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Published on Sep 13, 2023

Our research plots are looking....great!

While we've all been trying to survive the summer heat and enjoy ourselves before winter sets in over on the east coast of the United States, our groundnuts have been flourishing in The Gambia. We'...

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Published on Jun 17, 2023

Farmers recruitment, soil sampling, and addressing low pH

The Soil Solutions has been busy in The Gambia setting up the experimental plots at each of the farms. As a reminder, we’re setting up four different rates of oyster shell application at four diff...

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Published on May 21, 2023

Oyster Shell Processing

We're also working with some of our collaborators to get oyster shells processed and distributed to the farmers ASAP. You can see there is an abundance, and the biggest limitation is not access to ...

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Published on May 21, 2023

Things are underway!

We're excited that the project is starting up in The Gambia, currently being run by our collaborators at The Soil Solutions and J & B microfinance. The oyster shells have been purchased and pH ...

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Published on May 11, 2023

Preparing the oysters for field season and our first training!

Things are underway in The Gambia, as we work with our collaborators on getting the oysters processed and distributed to our farmers. We're also preparing for the first virtual training next week, ...

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Published on May 03, 2023

Virtual Meetings: Navigating a 4-hour time difference and preparing for next steps.

On May 1st, we were able to schedule a early-morning virtual meeting over Zoom with our collaborators, The Soil Solution, and discuss more detailed logistics as field season gets underway. On the U...

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Published on Apr 14, 2023

Preparing for the field season

One of the biggest challenges of working in agriculture is preparing for the craziness of the field season, as research timelines are dictated by the phenology of the ecosystem. As one of my former...

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