Tuesday, 24 November, 2020

Category: Agro Business

Businesses pertaining to agriculture


Although watermelon is native of tropical and subtropical Africa, it’s grown and popular everywhere. It grows best on fertile sandy soil, particularly on sandy river banks. It also grows well in hot dry areas with an abundance of sunshine. It Read more…


Pigs are omnivores and can eat almost any kind of food, but that does not mean all kinds of foods are healthy for them. We have discussed cereal grains, tuber foods that are used for pig feed formulation, so also Read more…


African swine fever (ASF) is a hemorrhagic disease caused by a virus.  Domestic and wild pigs are the carrier of the disease and it spreads quickly. African swine fever has serious economic and production impacts and had affected many countries Read more…


Origin of Onion Onion (Allium cepa L.) Family: Alliaceae) is by far the most important bulb crop. Its origin is not known but it is believed to have come from the eastern Mediterranean region and central Asia including Iran and Read more…


Although good pig management practice can help to minimize disease outbreak in swine, diseases are inevitable just like in humans. Common pig problems are difficulty in breathing, cough, runny nose or pneumonia, and the over-the-counter antibiotics drugs can help with Read more…


Protein is an important pig feed ingredient, either you’re formulating grower feed, finisher, pellets for sow or creep feed for piglets. Also, if you’re buying pig feed from a store, formulating your own feed with grains and supplements, cereals with Read more…


The two main ingredients of organic pig feed are Carbs and Protein. They are essential in making the pigs gain weight and grow muscles. Feedstuffs can be classified into energy or protein sources according to whether they are rich in Read more…


Pigs are omnivorous animals and they can eat most foods that humans eat. Either you’re raising pigs commercially or as a pet, you can feed your pigs with homemade foods. Some of the ingredients for making pig feed are also Read more…


Groundnut is also called peanut and can be grown as a grain legume as well as an oilseed crop. It has the highest oil content (44-50% oil) among tropical grain legumes. It is a major cash crop, which is widely Read more…


Farming provides huge investment opportunities because of the broad value chain but it seems the sector is not well developed in Africa. With technology and internet, and young entrepreneurs replacing our old farmers and bringing innovations into agriculture in Nigeria, Read more…