Articles in Pig Feeds and Field Crops

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by Wallace Mukoka on January 21, 2022
Implementation Of Intercropping
by Wallace Mukoka on January 21, 2022
It is a good idea to start with a simple intercropping plan, such as including strips of cover crops within the cash crop field to attract beneficial insects.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on January 18, 2022
Late Blight Disease of Potato
by Tanaka C. Chaza on January 18, 2022
Late blight disease has maintained its plae as the number one impediment for potato farmers sine causing the Irish potato famine in the 1840's. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on January 4, 2022
Protecting crops from flood damage
by Wallace Mukoka on January 4, 2022
Different ways of protecting crops include: Keeping ploughed soil covered by mulch or cover crops. Planting trees and hedges around fields to reduce run-off... 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 Wallace Mukoka on September 23, 2021
by Wallace Mukoka on September 23, 2021
Chemical weed control can be implemented at planting or before and/or after emergence.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on September 13, 2021
Sugar Bean - Insecticides to use (Part 1)
by Wallace Mukoka on September 13, 2021
Use only herbicides, pesticides and fungicides that are recommended to sugar bean to avoid damage to the plant.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on September 7, 2021
GROUNDNUTS MANAGEMENT Part 2 - DISEASES
by Wallace Mukoka on September 7, 2021
Peanut, Arachis hypogaea, is an herbaceous annual plant in the family Fabaceae grown for its oil and edible nuts. Groundnuts plants are small, usually erect, thin stemmed plants with feather-like leaves. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on September 7, 2021
GROUNDNUTS MANAGEMENT Part 3 - HERBICIDES
by Wallace Mukoka on September 7, 2021
Herbicide, an agent, usually chemical, for killing or inhibiting the growth of unwanted plants, such as residential or agricultural weeds and invasive species. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on September 6, 2021
GROUNDNUTS MANAGEMENT Part 1 - INSECTICIDES
by Wallace Mukoka on September 6, 2021
The major groundnut pests can be classified as specific to this crop eg, aphids, leaf miner and pod borers; or general feeders that attack a wide range of crops.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on August 26, 2021
Challenges Faced By Wheat Farmers In Zimbabwe
by Wallace Mukoka on August 26, 2021
Zimbabwe currently faces a wheat production crisis. The dominant constraint to yield was identified as the low market price for grain, which makes farmers reluctant to invest in inputs for increasing wheat yield.... Read full article
on May 20, 2021
We are sharing information with our Farmers as Farmhut, on how best thet can increase production on their backyard, small scale and large scale farms. Join Patience Chizema and Ryan Katayi of Farmhut as they solve problems being faced by the agricult... 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
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