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FIVE (5) TIPS TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING FERTILIZER OR MANURE

 Fertilizer application is one of the measures to enhance reasonable yield desired by a farmer on his farm. It is a very important practice as…

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WHAT MOST FARMERS DO NOT KNOW ABOUT CASSAVA FARMING.

  Cassava, botanically called  Manihot spp,  is a woody perennial and branched shrub that can grow up to  5 metres in height. It has large,…

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BEST FERTILIZER TO APPLY TO THE SOIL BEFORE PLANTING.

Fertilizer or Manure may be defined as plant and animal materials added to the soil to improve its fertility. Naturally, soil has its inherited fertility…

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3 FACTORS THAT REDUCE THE SOIL FERTILITY.

 Soil fertility is the ability of the soil to supply essential and adequate nutrients required for plant growth. A soil is said to be fertile…

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3 WAYS TO TEST YOUR SOIL PH WITHOUT GOING TO LABORATORY

Knowing the pH of a soil is very crucial before planting is done on such soil because it determines the type of crop that will…

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EFFECTS OF SOIL ACIDITY AND ALKALINITY ON CROP YIELD

Soil Acidity and Alkalinity are both termed soil reaction or soil condition or soil pH. It is important these two parameters are known because they…

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AGRICULTURAL RISKS MANAGEMENT.

Agricultural Risk is a situation where the outcome of an agricultural input is not certain but where the probabilities of the alternative outcome are known…

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HOW TO IDENTIFY BEEF AND DAIRY CATTLE

Cattle belongs to the family Bovidae, the two individual species of domesticated cattle are, • Bos Taurus– The humpless cattle • Bos indicus– The humped…

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IF YOU WANT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL FARMER, YOU NEED TO KNOW THESE EIGHT (8) FACTORS.

  Agriculture, as a means of living, has been in tradition from the inception of man and always thrives till the culmination of man; this…

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EIGHT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN POULTRY FARMERS SHOULD NEVER IGNORE.

Poultry farming, being one of the lucrative businesses in agriculture, has turned average Nigerians to millionaires. A good poultry farmer has to be very cautious…

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