Not enough fruits, vegetables grown to feed the planet

If everyone on the planet wanted to eat a healthy diet, there wouldn’t be enough fruit and vegetables to goRead More

Large cells for tiny leaves

Scientists identify protein that controls leaf growth and shape In autumn, it is not only the colours that catch theRead More

Bigger = better: Big bees fly better in hotter temps than smaller ones do

New research provides a lesson in bee physiology and flies in the face of the temperature-size ‘rule’ Arizona State UniversityRead More

Sweet discovery pushes back the origins of chocolate

Researchers find cacao originated 1,500 years earlier than previously thought As Halloween revelers prepare to feast on chocolate, a newRead More

Fertilizers’ impact on soil health compared

Research gets the scoop on manure versus inorganic fertilizers In a newly published study, researchers dug into how fertilizing withRead More

Plant-based or vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check

It is linked to improved well-being, quality of life, weight loss and lower blood glucose. This diet is associated withRead More

Bee diversity and richness decline as anthropogenic activity increases, scientists confirm

Changes in land use negatively affect bee species richness and diversity, and cause major shifts in species composition, reports aRead More

How one tough shrub could help fight hunger in Africa

New study finds drought-resistant native plant can irrigate food crops Growing these shrubs side-by-side with the food crop millet increasedRead More

Small genetic differences turn plants into better teams

The ongoing worldwide loss of biological diversity is one of the most pressing challenges humankind currently faces. Biodiversity is vitalRead More

Bay Leaf – Importance and Health Benefits

Bay leaves come from the ancient tree Laurus nobilis, and it’s often used in cooking because of its distinctive savoryRead More

Brooder Guards and It’s Uses

Brooder guards are very useful during the first few weeks of chicks in the brooder house because they help toRead More

Thermometer and it’s Uses on Poultry

The use of Thermometer is very essential for the regulation of heat for the chicks. The temperature required is measuredRead More

Management of Day Old Chicks (D.O.C) till 6th Week

Heat: Heat should be supplied to the chicks from one to six weeks old. The brooder guards should be removedRead More

How to Handle the Arrival of Day Old Chicks (D.O.C)

On arrival of “Day Old Chicks” (D.O.C) to your farms, they should be unloaded as quickly as possible, examine eachRead More

Preparing of Brooder House and Rearing of Chicks

1st Operation: Chicks will start the first part of their lives in the brooder house and at this stage, youRead More

Housing of Chicks

Prospective poultry farmers are advised to make arrangement for their housing before arrival of chicks. Considering their age “Day Old”Read More

Quail Eggs – The Super Food (34 Amazing Health Benefits)

Small in size but packed with essential minerals and vitamins Did you know? Quail eggs are more nutritious than mostRead More

Cucumber Farming

1. HISTORY AND BACKGROUND Cucumber, Cucumis sativus, is part of the Cucurbitaceae family and is thought to have originated inRead More

Ten Commandments of Poultry Health

You should always be at alert for sign of diseases. Always get an accurate diagnosis immediately by calling on theRead More

How to Control and Prevent Disease Outbreak on your Poultry Farms

Disease control and prevention Good hygiene, sanitation and medication are important aspects of poultry keeping. To control diseases in theRead More

Basil – Importance and Health Benefits

Basil is an aromatic herb in the mint family that anti-inflammatory, anti-stress and antibacterial properties. It also works as aRead More

Aspects of Agriculture

Agriculture, in recent times, has gained a lot of attention from International Authorities such as the FAO, IMF, World BankRead More

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

1) BANANAS 🍌🍌🍌🍌🍌 •Protect your heart. •Strengthen bones. •Control blood pressure •Block diarrhea. 2) BEANS 🥓🥓🥓🥓🥓 •Prevent constipation. •Help hemorrhoids.Read More

Poultry Feed-mill and Formulation of Rations

What is feed mill? Feed mill is a concept that deals with the science of combining different/available animals consumable rawRead More

Introduction and Establishment of a poultry feed mill production

You must make available Land space of about a plot is of utmost importance with a warehouse of about 50-70mRead More

Nutritional Deficiency and How it affects Birds

Nutritional deficiency can only occur when feed feed producers fail to ensure balanced rations for birds. In this case, mostRead More

Feeding Methods for Birds

Feed mash should be supplied to the birds twice daily. For instance: once in the morning and once in theRead More

Litter Management

Litter is a material used as bedding for poultry or to absorb their droppings such as wood shaving, Groundnut husks,Read More

All About Coccidiosis in poultry and How to tackle it

Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease that occurs when a microscopic parasitic organism (called a protozoa) attaches itself to the intestinalRead More

All About Eggs

Egg Definition: Ovum or female reproductive body of multi-cellular animals, particularly the complex structure produced by birds, reptiles and certainRead More

Poultry Terms and Meanings

Below are some of the basic poultry terms and terminologies you need to be aware of: Terminologies Meaning Chicks BothRead More

Poultry Records Keeping Books, Types and it’s Benefits

For the good managements of poultry keeping, farmers are advised to update all records books accordingly. In case of aRead More

Poultry Vaccination/Medication Program, Dosage and Position/Method of Administration

Vaccination/Medication Dosage Position/Method of Administration Newcastle Disease Vaccine Intra Ocular (I/o) 200 Dose vial to be dissolved in 10ml ofRead More

Blazes of light reveal how plants signal danger long distances

In one video, you can see a hungry caterpillar, first working around a leaf’s edges, approaching the base of theRead More

Reasons why Catfish becomes Restless inside the pond: Signs, Causes and Control

Most times some catfish farmers complain that they got to their pond and discovered that the fishes were rubbing theirRead More

Things to do to make your catfish grow faster within a short period of time

Most times, some fish farmers ask if I can recommend any drug that can make their catfish grow faster withinRead More

How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomato is a vegetable locally produced and highly consumed in Uganda. Almost on a daily basis every person has toRead More

10 Incredible Benefits of Rice

The health benefits of rice include its ability to provide instant energy, regulate and improve bowel movements, stabilize blood sugarRead More

Anti-stress and its importance for fishes

Really, fishes (either fingerlings or juveniles) do pass through a lot of stress in the cause of cropping them, transportingRead More

Garri Processing and Reasons why Garri business is a very profitable agribusiness to venture into

Garri is processed from cassava tubers, and has become a much wanted staple food in Nigeria. Once considered to beRead More

Vaccination Program for Broiler Birds

Below is the vaccination program for Broiler birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Vaccination Program for Pullet/Layer Birds

Below is the vaccination program for Pullet/Layer birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Vaccination Program for Cockerel Birds

Below is the vaccination program for cockerel birds meanwhile, you must be aware that certain emergency occurrences might require suddenRead More

Poultry internal Diseases and Post Mortem Examination

As symptoms of disease are noticed on the external part of the birds, they could also be noticed in theRead More

Pecking in Poultry and How to control it

Pecking among birds is a costly and vicious habit that poultry producers cannot afford to ignore. It may occur atRead More

Poultry External Parasites and Control Measures

Poultry parasites obtain their food from either the skin or feathers of living birds and they draw blood with theRead More

Worm infection among Poultry Birds: Types, Causes, Prevention Control and Treatment

Worms are among the larger forms of life which parasitize poultry. Various kinds of worms are normally found in birdsRead More

Propping and Harvesting of Plantains

Propping The heavy weight of the plantain bunch bends all bearing plants and can cause doubling (pseudo stem breaks), snap-offRead More

Inter-cropping of a plantain field and its Advantages

Plantain fields are arranged in rows spaced at about 3m x 2m. as the canopy closes only to about 5Read More

Recommended Weed Control Practiced / Methods for Plantain Plantations

Plantains should always be weed free, weed control starts during the field preparation and weeds are initially controlled about everyRead More

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