10 Things That Make Dairy Farming Profitable

10 Things That Make Dairy Farming Profitable

What does it take to keep a dairy farm profitable? Here are 10 things to keep in mind.   Good cows and herd grouping   Planning for changes in a dairy herd is one of the toughest things a farmer has to face. This may involve starting with new dairy animals,...
Managing Nutrient for Livestock Farms: Tips for Feeding

Managing Nutrient for Livestock Farms: Tips for Feeding

How can we maintain nutrient balance on livestock farms? Nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) from agricultural sources can affect water quality. These nutrients are required for plant and animal growth, but too much agricultural runoff can result in environmental and...
Benefits of Grapefruits

Benefits of Grapefruits

Grapefruits are low in calories but are full of nutrients, and an excellent source of vitamins A and C. Harvard Medical School states that grapefruit has a glycemic index of 25. This suggests that it does not significantly affect blood sugar and insulin levels. Many...
Types of Farming Systems in Africa

Types of Farming Systems in Africa

Africa is well endowed with natural resources and despite the large number of natural resources, 19 out of the 25 poorest countries in the world are found in Africa and income inequality is relatively high. You may also find that remote areas with marginal resources...
Kinds of Rice

Kinds of Rice

There are various kinds of rice, based on shape, colour, texture or even aroma. In this post, we’ll be taking a look at them, so that you can make an informed choice regarding which to buy, eat or plant Kinds of Rice Rice is high in complex carbohydrates,...
Nutritional Values of Vegetable

Nutritional Values of Vegetable

Vegetable comprises different types of plants. Some species of this plant can grow and die within just one or two years while others may grow from year to year. Some vegetable plants are very hardy and can withstand different climatic conditions while some are...
Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Are cashew nuts good for you? Cashews have a buttery, sweet, and salty taste, an unmistakable shape, and they are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They grow on cashew trees, which are native to subtropical climates. What Are the Health Benefits of Cashew...
Ways to Prevent Common Pests and Diseases in Ugu

Ways to Prevent Common Pests and Diseases in Ugu

In this article, we examine how to prevent common pests and diseases in ugu, a popular vegetable found in many Nigerian delicacies. Preventing Common Pests and Diseases in your Vegetable Production Ugu or pumpkin leaf (Telfairia occidentalis) is one of the most...
Benefits Of Soybeans For Skin, Hair And Health

Benefits Of Soybeans For Skin, Hair And Health

Soybeans are legumes and part of the pea family that is the world’s major food crop today. They are also processed into oil, milk, tofu, and soy protein. The two major varieties of soybeans cultivated are the yellow and the black. Soybeans are also known as Edamame in...