Friday, August 17, 2018

How to Find the Best Chicken Coop Designs

There are many important elements and factors that you need to consider while selecting chicken coop designs. These elements include ventilation, lighting, protective features, water supply, the cost, material and definitely the location where...
Pineapple fruit

Intercropping Pineapples With Bananas and Beans

Many farmers grow pineapples to support their families. Because pineapples grow best in well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter, farmers once cleared forests to grow pineapples. But the organic matter soon disappears...
Plantain flour

How to Make Plantain Flour

Fresh plantains don’t keep long and are easily damaged during handling and storage. When there are plenty of fresh plantains available they often fetch a low price. And where people eat plantains or plantains...

How to Control the Banana Weevil

The banana weevil is a small black insect with a long, curved snout. Attacked banana and plantain plants grow slowly and produce small fruits. The weevils make holes in the underground part and in...

How to Raise Quality Vegetable Seedlings in Trays

When you plant vegetable seedlings directly in the soil, you can lose a lot of seedlings to disease, and transplanting them in the field takes a lot of work.Plant vegetable seedlings in plastic or...

How to Prevent Pests from Entering Seedbeds

Vegetable seedlings are exposed to pests, such as grasshoppers, caterpillars and snails that cut the tender stems or feed on leaves. Many pests are active at night, when we are asleep.When white-flies suck the...

How to Make Drip Irrigation for Tomatoes & Other Vegetables

Advantages of Irrigation With irrigation you can grow vegetables in the dry season. Low cost drip irrigation saves water, lets you grow more tomatoes and double your profits.Drip irrigation applies water drop by drop. The...

How to Control Mealybugs in Cassava

What are Mealybugs? There are different kinds of mealybugs. Each kind has a slightly different shape. They may be white, pinkish or greenish.A single mealybug can produce many young bugs that are so small they...

Mucuna: An Organic Fertilizer and Herbicide

Many farmers plant cassava in between the maize at the beginning of the main rainy season. Some farmers grow another maize crop during the second wet season. But with rainfall being unpredictable, farmers risk...

How to Preserve Rice Seed

Seed is alive. A good harvest starts by planting healthy seed. Most farmers save their own rice seed for sowing the following year. This living seed must be stored properly to stay healthy.Air and...

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