Managing Nutrient for Livestock Farms: Tips for Feeding

Managing Nutrient for Livestock Farms: Tips for Feeding

How can we maintain nutrient balance on livestock farms? Nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) from agricultural sources can affect water quality. These nutrients are required for plant and animal growth, but too much agricultural runoff can result in environmental and...
How to Prune Plants Properly

How to Prune Plants Properly

Pruning is the selective removal of plant parts, including branches, buds, leaves, blooms and roots. Pruning can involve the removal of living, dying or dead plant parts. Pruning applies to both soft-tissue (herbaceous) plants and woody plants (trees, shrubs, etc.)....
How Milk Comes Out of a Cow and Gets Stored

How Milk Comes Out of a Cow and Gets Stored

How does a farmer get milk from a cow, and how is it stored? Step 1 – Rearing  Dairy cows typically spend their days eating, sleeping, and ruminating or chewing their cud. Cows in some dairy farms wander around and eat fresh grass (i.e. grazing). In other farms,...
Cultivating Cocoa

Cultivating Cocoa

Cultivating cocoa is very profitable. Cocoa farming presents one of the best business opportunities in Agribusiness. This is because the demand for cocoa seeds worldwide is extremely high and the price in the international market is quite encouraging to farmers. You...
Steps By Which You Can Easily Get Your Cucumber Grown

Steps By Which You Can Easily Get Your Cucumber Grown

Growing cucumber is among the most popular activities in backyard vegetable gardens across the country. In fact, almost half of the nation’s home vegetable growers – 47 percent according to Susan Littlefield, horticultural editor at the National Gardening...
What Keeps Your Plants Healthy?

What Keeps Your Plants Healthy?

What keeps your plants healthy? Take a look at the following factors for healthy plants.   Soil fertility Healthy soil produces healthy plants. The care of your soil is the most important duty of every gardener.  It is the most effective method of preventing a...
Guide to Raising Your Pigs

Guide to Raising Your Pigs

Here’s a guide to raising your pigs effectively. We’ll cover breeds, husbandry and feeding system. Breeds There are two main types of pigs: the pork type (for production of fresh meat) and the bacon type (for cured meat, bacon and ham). White-skinned...
Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Bananas may be one of the most popular fruits sold. Grown commercially as a food source, bananas also feature prominently in warm region gardens and conservatories, making striking additions to the landscape. When planted in areas with plenty of sunshine, bananas are...
Planting, Growing And Harvesting Citrus Fruits

Planting, Growing And Harvesting Citrus Fruits

Although Citrus is a subtropical genus, northern gardeners can grow lemons, oranges, and other citrus trees in containers to enjoy fresh citrus fruit. Standard-size grapefruit and orange trees can grow 18 to 22 feet tall, whereas dwarf varieties only grow 8 to 12...