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ROLE OF AGRICULTURE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Agriculture plays a vital role in the world economic landscape; it is an irreplaceable part of the world economy and transcends nations. The main goal of Agriculture is to meet the population demand for food, raw materials for industries, employments, promote health care and so many others. This article sheds light on the vital role...

FUTUX ORGANIC AND FAIR TRADE CERTIFICATION MASTERCLASS

Agriculture is the new oil of the Nation” is the trending slogan. Truth be told, getting it right in the production and processing of the agricultural products makes it easier to tap into the oil well. The pandemic is changing the status quo in the agricultural space and creating a new normal system. Farmers are...

DEFORESTATION: A DANGER TO THE ECOSYSTEM

A forest is simple terms is an expanse of land with many trees. Forests are known to cover 30% of the plants land surface. Deforestation is the permanent removal of trees for other purposes. This process gradually leads to the loss of forests across the world.Forests are known to have incredible and amazing contributions to...

INTER-CROPPING

Inter Cropping also known as mixed cropping is a system of Agriculture that entails two or more plants simultaneously on the same field so that they grow to maximize productivity.  This process encouraged and widely practiced because it conserves space, maintain balance in soil nutrients, weed, disease, insect pest suppression and also management of relatively...

COMPOST FARMING: A BENEFICIAL SYSTEM OF FARMING

Compost farming is one of the effective ways of nourishing the soil and speed up the growth of plants. It is the natural breakdown of perishable materials into a soil like material. It transmute raw organic residues through the activity of micro- organisms. It is a major soil amendment process. Compost farming is known to...