Articles in Crop Inputs and Pig Feeds

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by Wallace Mukoka on January 13, 2022
WHEN TO PLANT SOYABEANS
by Wallace Mukoka on January 13, 2022
Soybeans and maize react in more or less that same way to heat units. The more heat units that are available during the growing season, the later you can plant. In cooler areas you should plant earlier to obtain the best results.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on January 10, 2022
How are soyabean harvested?
by Wallace Mukoka on January 10, 2022
When the field mature, seeds, pods and stems turn yellow. About four to nine days later, all pods on the plant have turned brown.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 28, 2021
Teeth clipping in young pigs
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on October 28, 2021
Piglets' teeth are frequently cut shortly after birth. The objective of teeth-clipping is to prevent harm to the piglets and their mother when they nurse.... Read full article
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on August 12, 2021
Sesame Seeds Production Guide
by Tanaka Calvin Chaza on August 12, 2021
The sesame production guide outlines steps to help farmers increase productivity by encouraging good farming practices. The guide highlights essential principles of sustainable cultivation, including varieties, seed quality, and soil preparation.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on July 17, 2021
How to check for moisture content in common beans grains
by Wallace Mukoka on July 17, 2021
Grains are stored with an acceptable amount of moisture content, thus avoiding losses as a result of rotting. It is a simple, practical, and effective method, easily available to all farmers. The method involves virtually no expense. ... Read full article
by Nick Horob on April 14, 2021
Find Your Grain Marketing "Strike Zone"
by Nick Horob on April 14, 2021
The framework I laid out in this blog post is the example of a useful, albeit not definitive, farm management/grain marketing mental model.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on April 9, 2021
by Wallace Mukoka on April 9, 2021
Take your time to know if you know a lot about pigs in this Pig quiz. Pigs are mammals with stocky bodies, flat snouts that can move independently of their heads, small eyes, and large ears.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 8, 2021
Factors to consider when constructing a Piggery
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 8, 2021
A pigsty can be constructed cheaply by using locally available materials. It needs to be constructed according to climatic conditions and according to the pig production system. T... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 8, 2021
The importance of water for pig health
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 8, 2021
The article explains just how important water is for raising happy, healthy pigs. Pigs require water to meet their physiological needs.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
DZIDZA KUDYA KWEGURUVE/ PIG FEEDING
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
Good feed is necessary for growth, body maintenance, and the production of meat and milk. You can use locally available feeds that are less expensive but can be nutritionally complete when properly prepared.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
CREEP FEEDING PIGLETS
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
Creep feeding is essential for the piglet's gut development and growth prior to weaning, preparing it for a smooth weaning and long-term performance. This encourages feed intake, which is one of the greatest challenges to post-weaning performance.... Read full article
by Lucy Towers on April 7, 2021
How to Farm Pigs - Feeding
by Lucy Towers on April 7, 2021
This guide provides small-scale or backyard farmers information on how best to feed your pigs including diets, equipment, and regime.... Read full article
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