African Catfish: A Rich Source of Essential Nutrients

African Catfish: A Rich Source of Essential Nutrients

African catfish Clarias gariepinus originated from Africa and it is a freshwater fish species. It is very suitable for commercial and small scale farming. African catfish can be cultivated easily in small sized pond, or in a reservoir. They generally live in pond and...
Kinds of Rice

Kinds of Rice

There are various kinds of rice, based on shape, colour, texture or even aroma. In this post, we’ll be taking a look at them, so that you can make an informed choice regarding which to buy, eat or plant Kinds of Rice Rice is high in complex carbohydrates,...
Fruits and Vegetables – An Important Part of Our Daily Diet

Fruits and Vegetables – An Important Part of Our Daily Diet

Fruit and vegetables should be an important part of your daily diet. They are naturally good and contain vitamins and minerals that can help to keep you healthy. They can also help protect against some diseases. You should eat at least five serves of vegetables and...
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...