Small stock production: Overcome nutrient deficiencies in goats and sheep

To improve production, enhance your available grazing and provide supplements for nutrient deficiencies – especially during feed shortages. One of the best things a sheep or goat farmer can do is to plan lambing for when grazing is plentiful, because the lambs will then have a better chance of survival.…

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Swopping crops to improve food production and water use

By suggesting and rearranging where and what type of crops farmers plant globally, scientists have calculated that crop production can be increased to feed an extra 825 million people. Scientists have calculated that global crop production can be increased to feed an extra 825 million people through rearranging the locations…

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Make the most of ‘miracle’ Moringa

Small backyard Moringa orchards offer hope to unemployed Zambians, says Ndola’s Brown Kakumbi. Easily cultivated, the Moringa trees yield a rich harvest of high value powder, oil, food and fodder. Strong international and local demand or Moringa products makes this the right time to plant and Brown has a plan. …

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How to use fertiliser to restore degraded soil

It has long been known that the soils of Sub-Saharan Africa are degraded. Poor soils mean poor crops and poor yields. Take action now and restore fertility to the soils on your farms, fields and in your food gardens. Degraded soils are over-used and exhausted, they have little topsoil, poor…

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