Demonstrations covered sessions on site and soil section, stem selection, nursery, transplanting, mulching, pest and disease control, management practices, harvesting, cleaning, washing, shredding and drying. A two-day theoretical and practical training on kava cultivation practices was successfully held in the village of Halavo in the Central Island Province (CIP) fromRead More →

Kerala farmer. (IANS) A farmer from Kannur district in Kerala has developed an innovative practice to develop supportive roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating attacks by borers and frequent cyclonic storms. The area cultivated with cashew nuts in India is around 10.11 lakh ha,Read More →

The Center said on Monday it had adopted an innovative method to control pests in cashew gardens, developed by a Kerala-based farmer for the necessary support and incubation activities. The Kannur district farmer has developed an innovative “cashew multiple rooting propagation method” whereby multiple roots are generated in adult cashewRead More →

It was reassuring to hear former Prime Minister Raila Odinga talk about rainwater harvesting during his address to the Mount Kenya Youth Group in Nairobi this week. Mr. Odinga rightly mentioned that in this era of climate change where rainfall is scarce and unpredictable, rainwater harvesting offers an excellent strategyRead More →

Gabriel Muteshi, (right) with Sammy Shiroko (left) at a Hass avocado farm in the Luvambo region of Shinyalu sub-county on September 30, 2021. [Nathan Ochunge Standard] After suffering huge losses in tea cultivation, Gabriel Muteshi, an electrical engineer, began to think about venturing into other cultures. The prices offered byRead More →

The United States imports more fruits and vegetables than ever before as a shortage of farm and farm workers persists, according to a report by the New American Economy (NAE). As the market for fresh fruits and vegetables has grown over the past 30 years, it appears that American consumersRead More →

Lincoln, Neb. – Nowadays, farmers have more access than ever to all kinds of data on their crops, thanks to the rapid development of sensor and telemetry techniques in recent decades. Yet the adoption rate of sensors for agricultural operations is still low, possibly due to cost, ease of adaptationRead More →

Has Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) really been that bad? Each year, PRRS is introduced into each production phase, with the heaviest impact on mortality in young pigs. But what does the impact look like for finishing pigs? The latest and most well-known of the PRRS breaks, identified asRead More →

The Maritime Angus Association recently announced that Albert and John Ready of Covehead are this year’s recipients of the Maritime Angus Commercial Breeders Award. The award recognizes a farm committed to sustainability and integrates Angus-influenced cattle into their herd. John and Albert have cultivated together for over 33 years. AlthoughRead More →

A Maine oyster farm has installed a new harvesting system that the owner says could help revolutionize the industry. Yarmouth’s Butterfield Shellfish uses what is called the “turning system” to harvest oysters. it makes the business model a sustainable business, ”said owner Keith Butterfield. Butterfield said he discovered the “rolloverRead More →

Protesters in front of the residence of MP BJP Aseem Goel | Photo credit: ANI Highlights Farmers gathered in front of the Haryana CM ML Khattar residence in Karnal The commotion turns violent, says Anil Vij Farmer leaders should be patient during the turmoil, he added. New Delhi: Farmers gatheredRead More →

“We’re busy all year round,” Peterson said. “We don’t just leave once it’s planted. “ Peterson said she plans to continue monitoring corn growth next season and will measure night and morning to see if the old womens story that corn only grows at night is accurate. Growing up aRead More →