LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE

HERE YOU WILL GET KNOWLEDGE ON LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
TYPES OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE IN THE WORLD
LIST OF MAJOR CROPS GROWN IN EACH TYPE OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE
CHARACTERISTICS OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE
THE REQUIREMENT FOR GROWTH, FARM PREPARATION, PLANNING, CARE, HARVESTING, PROCESSING, STORAGE, AND TRANSPORT
MAJOR PRODUCING COUNTRIES FOR RESPECTIVE CROPS IN THE WORLD
CONTRIBUTION OF PRODUCED CROPS TO THE ECONOMY OF THE USA AND TANZANIA
PROBLEMS FACING LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE IN TANZANIA AND USA

Sugarcane farming in Kenya

Sugar Cane Growing In Kenya

Sugarcane is a coarse perennial grass belonging to the Saccharum family. It was introduced in Kenya in 1902 by an Australian farmer whereby commercial growing began in Miwani, Kibos, and Ramisi. Main Growing Areas Nyanza: Muhoroni, Miwani, Chemilil and Awendo.Coastal: Ramisi.Western: Mumias, Nzoia, Kabras, Nambele Conditions Favouring Sugarcane growing (requirements) Physical High temperatures(21◦c-27◦C) High and …

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Dangers of overdepending on the exportation of agricultural products and their solutions

Dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products and their solutions

The following are the dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products Price fluctuations on the world market cause unstable export earnings, hence reducing government earnings. Agricultural products fetch low prices on the world market, which discourages farmers from growing crops for export. Losses because of poor storage facilities, which reduce on the …

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9 uses of coffee

9 uses of coffee

Coffee: This is the chief exchange earner crop of Uganda but Kenya is the biggest producer in East Africa. There are two types of coffee; Arabica coffee is mainly grown on the slopes of mountain Elgon, Rukungiri, Kabarole, Kabale, Aberdare ranges, Mt. Kenya, Kilimanjaro slopes, Mt. Usambara, and Mt. Meru near Arusha and Moshi. Robusta …

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Benefits of the kilombero valley irrigation scheme

Benefits of the KILOMBERO VALLEY IRRIGATION SCHEME

KILOMBERO VALLEY IRRIGATION SCHEME started in 1960 and it became a government parastatal called Sugar Development co-operation in 1968. Today, it employs over 46,000 workers and it contributes 40% of the total sugar production in Tanzania. It has mainly encouraged the development of out-growers’ schemes. Benefits of the KILOMBERO VALLEY IRRIGATION SCHEME It has provided …

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Conditions favoring rice farming

Conditions for growth of rice

Rice in Uganda, it’s grown in Pallisa, Namutumba, Bugiri, Manafwa, and Iganga in eastern Uganda. Upland rice does not require a lot of water and so it’s grown in Wakiso, Kayunga, and Mukono districts. It’s also grown at the Kibimba rice scheme, Doho rice scheme, and Olwenyi rice scheme near Lake Kyoga. In Kenya, it’s …

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Conditions for tea farming

Conditions for tea growing

TEA Is obtained by plucking, drying and curing the young leaves of the shrub tree. In Kenya, it’s grown around Kericho and Limuru. In Tanzania, it’s grown around Iringa and Mbeya, Southern highlands and on slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. In Uganda, it Is grown around Lake Victoria regions in Lugazi at Kasaku Tea estates, Mityana, …

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Condition favoring cotton farming

CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH OF COTTON

COTTON in Uganda It is grown in Gulu, Lira, Soroti, Tororo, Oyam, Dokolo, Amolatar, Kaberamaido, Iganga, Kasese, Apac and Kamuli. In Kenya, it is grown in the Nyanza province near Kisumu and Bungoma. In Tanzania, it is grown near Tabora, Kondoa region and in Sukuma land. CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH OF COTTON                The alternating wet and …

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