Ways to obtain High Yield from your Maize Farm

Maize Farm

According to statistics, it has been proven that Nigeria for example produces approximately 8 million metric tonnes of maize per year. Maize is one of the most versatile emerging crops having wider conditions. Globally, maize is known as queen of cereals because it has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals. It is cultivated on nearly 150m ha in about 160 countries having wider diversity of soil, climate, biodiversity and management practices that contributes 36% (782MT) in the global grain production. Soil Requirements Maize can be grown successfully in…

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Step By Step Guide on How to make Home-Made SoyaBean Powder

Guide on How to make Home-Made SoyaBean Powder

Soyabean which is sometimes reffered to as Soybean, soy beans or soya beans is one of the foods that are rich in protein. Many things can be extracted from it. Things like oil, adhesive substances, etc. Without much processing of soybean to get all these and more, we can eat the whole soybean when cooked, fried or even roasted. On this post, we will see how you can easily make soybean powder which is used as sweetener with pap or taken in the same way tea or coffee is taken.…

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All you need to know about Soybean Farming Process

All you need to know about Soybean Farming Process

Soybeans, which are also known as soya beans, are a legume species that is become one of the most widely consumed food all over the world. It is one of exceptionally nutritive food that is very rich in all essential proteins required for a human body. Because of this soya bean are extremely useful for human health, and also are easy to cultivate over a wide variety of soil. Scientifically, It’s botanical name is “Glycine max“and they are classified as an oil seed, rather than a pulse, all like most legumes In the market,…

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Facts about Quails (Coturnix coturnix) you should be Aware of

Facts about Quails (Coturnix coturnix) you should be Aware of Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Quails are used to describe any of roughly 130 species of small short-tailed game birds classified in the families Phasianidae and Odontophoridae (order Galliformes), resembling partridges but generally smaller and less robust. The common quail (Coturnix coturnix), or European quail, is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is mainly migratory, breeding in the western Palearctic and wintering in Africa and southern India. With its characteristic call of “wet my lips”, this species of quail is more often heard than seen. The  term ‘quail farming’ means,…

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Organic and Inorganic Termites Control Measures

Termites

Termites are becoming a big threat to most farmers. These eat up the crops in the gardens, Farm structures and also the stored produce. Their social way of life can lead to a huge loss to the farmer once there is no attention being put up to deal with them. This calls for one’s quick intervasion in dealing with them. But first what is a Termite? Although there are different definitions of a termite, some of the acceptable definitions include but not limited to the following: Termites are eusocial insects…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Pineapple Peels

Amazing Health Benefits of Pineapple Peels

Pineapple peels has more to offer? Just like other fruits, there’s awesomeness in the skin. We don’t mean for you to eat it like candy, but there are a host of benefits that the spiky exterior has to offer. Don’t throw it away, because below we’ll show you why it’s good for you and what you can do with it. Pineapple peels also contain beneficial effects to the body’s health.. Pineapple doesn’t contain any cholesterol, as well as fat and it is very low in sodium too, which makes it…

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Health Benefits of Waterleaf (Talinum triangulare) that will make you eat it everyday

Health Benefits of Waterleaf that will make you eat it everyday

Waterleaf (Talinum triangulare), is popularly called ” Efo Gbure ” in Yoruba dialect in the South Western Nigeria and it is one of those underrated and undervalued plants in Nigeria. Waterleaf is one of those green leafy vegetables rich in fibre, protein and has various vitamins necessary for human healthy diet. It is a good source of some important minerals such as magnesium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, potassium; as well as antioxidants. Scientifically named Talinum triangulare, waterleaf is an herbaceous perennial plant that is native to Mexico. It is an…

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Materials Required to Setup a Mushroom Farm

Materials Required to Setup a Mushroom Farm

It is no longer a secret that mushroom farming is one of the lucrative aspects of agricultural businesses that any existing farmer or intending farmer can venture into with little knowledge and comprehensive guide from experts. Meanwhile, whether you decide to grow your mushrooms in your garden (for private consumption) or in a big farm (for commercial use), it is important that you know some important steps to take when growing mushroom. Their high protein, no fat and cholesterol content make them a nutritional favourite. Mushrooms contain almost all the…

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10 Things You Should Know About Noiler Chickens

10 Things You Should Know About Noiler Chickens

Noiler chicken breed (also called Kuroiler) is a hybrid chicken produced after successfully crossing a male broiler with an exotic pullet. This particular breed of chicken is considered to be dual-purpose (egg and meat chicken breed). Noilers are now becoming popular in Africa, as farmers in African countries such as Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria have started to raise them to produce eggs and meat. According to findings, it was discovered that Kegg Farms in India was the first to introduce this breed into the market and Uganda was the first…

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How to Select the Best Quality Egg Laying Chickens at Point of Lay (P.O.L)

How to Select the Best Quality Egg Laying Chickens at Point of Lay (P.O.L)

Are you an existing or intending poultry farmer who wishes to purchase his / her egg laying chickens at point of lay instead of raising them from day old chicks? if so then below are the measures to ensure the selection of the best quality layers at point of lay to enhance maximum production and profitability. In order to steer clear of problems, it is advisable to procure the point of lay birds from reputable and trusted producers whose quality control is beyond question. I however am cognisant of our…

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