Sustainable Agriculture Awareness

Sustainable agriculture is a farming practice that uses principles of ecology, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment. It is universally accepted that agriculture must be sustainable at some predetermined, practical level of acceptability to support the world’s current and ever-burgeoning population. The acquisition and demonstration of advanced and practical agricultural activities are … Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture Awareness

Who Else Wants To Know About The Different Modern Methods of Farming

Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field. It encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture. Modern farming technology is used to improve the production practices employed by farmers, and it makes use of hybrid seeds of selected variety, technologically advanced equipment and lots of energy subsidies in the … Continue reading Who Else Wants To Know About The Different Modern Methods of Farming

How To Turn The Irony Of Farmers Into Success: A Nigerian Farmers’ Perspective

The agricultural sector is a profitable sector of the economy, but ironically, the farmers are not the ones reaping the profits. Traders, companies and other large interest groups are earning a profit while the farmers are bearing the losses continuously. This sums up the irony of agriculture in Nigeria today. In a study collectively collected … Continue reading How To Turn The Irony Of Farmers Into Success: A Nigerian Farmers’ Perspective

Urban Agriculture/Farming: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

Urban agriculture or urban farming is the practice of cultivation, processing, and distribution of food in or around cities and towns (urban areas). Urban agriculture also involves animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, beekeeping, and horticulture. Some school of thought has defined urban agriculture as an industry that produces, processes, and markets food, fuel, and other outputs, largely in response to the daily demand of … Continue reading Urban Agriculture/Farming: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

3 Big Reasons Why African Youths Are Not Interested In Agriculture

The African Union Commission and the Government of Rwanda organized a regional conference for youth employment in agriculture in Kigali just weeks ago and were surprised at how many young people want to go into the farming business, and how many are already in agriculture and doing well. Similarly, rural youth recently reported that access … Continue reading 3 Big Reasons Why African Youths Are Not Interested In Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture: Definition and Concepts

Sustainable agriculture is a type of agriculture that focuses on producing crops and livestock on a long-term with minimal effects on the environment. Sustainable agriculture tries to find a good balance between the need for food production and the preservation of the ecological system within the environment. In addition to the production of food, there are … Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture: Definition and Concepts