What is Aflatoxin and Why Should I Care?

What is Aflatoxin and Why Should I Care?

Health alert! Aflatoxin is a poison that contaminates a wide range of food crops as they grow. It persists after harvest, finding its way into humans through the food we eat, including animal products from livestock that have eaten contaminated feed. Aflatoxin causes...
Pest Control Techniques for Cassava Farming

Pest Control Techniques for Cassava Farming

Though it is a common occurrence to find insects, rodents or vertebrates on cassava farms, some pose a serious threat to farm yields, as well as affect the soil. These insects and rodents, commonly called pests, feed on and wreak havoc on cassava leaves, stems, and...
How to Make a Fortune Growing Habanero Pepper

How to Make a Fortune Growing Habanero Pepper

To some people, agribusiness is a joke. Growing habanero pepper for money is even more foolish. It’s a waste of time and resources. It just isn’t a career. It isn’t a way to make money. It’s a hobby, a diversion, a fad that’ll come and go. Sure, you can grow some...
The Benefits of Rabbit Production

The Benefits of Rabbit Production

What are the benefits of rabbit production? Rabbit production is one of the means by which the nutrition and the incomes of most urban and rural dwellers with limited access to agricultural land can be improved. Rabbits are easy to handle, feed and manage. When...
How to Use Agritech to Improve Your Farm Practices

How to Use Agritech to Improve Your Farm Practices

If you’re a farmer reading this, you may already have heard of Agritech. If you haven’t, it’s simply the combination of the words, “agriculture” and “technology”. Agritech covers and refers to virtually every piece of...