Today’s Debate Topic: There will be no Easter Chicken without Poultry Farmers, True or False?

9 Ways to Enhance the Growth Rate and Maximize Profits on Broiler Production

Am sure a lot of people must be smiling about our today’s debate topic…..Lol! Well you all know that am saying the truth oh! Farmers are very important in their different specializations, for instance: no tomatoes without tomato farmers, no pepper without pepper farmers, no vegetable without vegetable farmers, no pork meat without pig farmers etc. also no poultry chicken without poultry farmers….. Farmers feed everyone whether they produce at little or large quantity! Farmers are Bae! Don’t you think am saying the truth?

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Today’s Debate Topic: Which Feed do Snails Prefer: Vegetables or Formulated Feeds?

Often times when we mention snail farming as a business, many farmers assume that the only feed that snails consume is basically some vegetables. Although this was actually the major practice during the olden days, but Agriculture/Farming have gone far beyond the ancient methods because on daily basis, researches are being carried out to discover the better and most effective ways of modernizing Agriculture/Farming. In respect to snail farming, snails have been taken away from their popular method of feeding on some vegetables into compounding snail feeds which supports their…

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Today’s Debate Topic: Is getting a Loan to set up your Farm good?

Our Today’s Debate Topic is going to be very interactive as a lot of people face this common challenge daily. The sincere truth about life is that there is no easy way of making money, you must work very hard to get there. A lot of dreams have gone to the grave simply because of lack of fund to actualize those dreams while some people are still working very hard daily and praying to achieve their own dreams. In the Farming/Agricultural sector for instance, Farming generally is capital intensive and…

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Today’s Debate Topic: Local Feed versus Foreign Feed which one makes “Catfishes” to grow and perform better?

Recently I visited some catfish farms around to carry out some domestic research regarding the conversion rate of their feeds to the performance and growth of their Catfishes. Well, I won’t tell you that the research was not worth it as there were different opinions coming from the different catfish farmers. Some of them maintained that “Foreign or Imported Feeds perform better with regards to the growth and performance of their catfishes” while others also said that “Locally made feeds perform better than the Foreign or imported feeds with regards…

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What are fungal diseases in plants?

Fungi are responsible for approximately two-third of the infectious plant diseases. There are many plant diseases caused by fungi, like mildew, smuts, rusts, etc. Fungi belong to a large and diverse group of microorganisms. They are actually cells that consist of a membrane-bound nucleus and are devoid of chlorophyll. They also have rigid cell walls. These fungi have a vegetative body, of which some parts extend into the air and others penetrate the substrate of the organisms that it grows on. Fungi propagate through sexual as well as asexual methods…

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How to increase Passion Fruit Yields

Steps to get high yields from passion fruits Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) is a very profitable crop, but what has stopped many farmers from growing it is the high prevalence of diseases that cause vines to die. So, how do you grow healthy passion fruits? a) Passion fruits can easily be grown from seeds, however, use of vines grafted onto yellow passion fruit rootstock is recommended as they have better disease and nematode resistance. b) Water regularly and ensure good soil fertility by incorporating large amounts of compost, mulching and…

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41 Top Agricultural Business Ideas with Small StartUp

41 Top Agricultural Business Ideas with Small StartUp

Making money from an agricultural business requires some experience in developing a business. Before you decide on an idea, create a business plan that includes research on market demand for the products you grow and how to get them to the market. You’ll also need a proper financing plan, as most agricultural business investments require access to large area of land and farm equipment to get started. Below compiled are the most profitable agriculture business ideas which can help those entrepreneurs in deciding their preferred business to start with and…

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Where do the best strawberries grow?

Agricultural production benefits enormously from flower-visiting bees and other flower-visiting insects. Because of their supply of flowering plants and opportunities for nesting, hedgerows and the edges of forests represent important habitats for pollinators. A team from the departments of Functional Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology at the University of Göttingen has investigated whether hedgerows and their proximity to forests might have a positive effect on the pollination of strawberries. It was found that both the weight and the quality of strawberries increased when strawberry plants were placed at hedgerows or at hedgerows…

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A Step by Step Guide on How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are not commonly grown in Nigeria or some nearby countries not because its not popular but solely due to the fact that many farmers don’t know how to grow it or where to get the faster growing propagation materials like the seedlings and splits. Strawberries is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its unique characteristics ranging from the aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness. It is consumed in large quantities, either fresh or in such prepared foods as preserves, juice, pies, ice…

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How to Grow Passion Fruits and make Fortune from it

Passion fruits is one of the most expensive and not common fruit on market. Its highly nutritious and mainly produced for juice processing. Passion fruits are heavy feeders and sensitive to water logging therefore require deep, well drained fertile soils. It grows best at PH 5.5-7. Needs more of Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium plus organic matter. (Its prudent that you test the soil to be sure about the availability of these nutrients and know what to add) Land PreparationPassion fruits need to be planted in an open place…

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