agriculture

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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5 Uses 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 Uses of cotton Used to make animal feeds e.g. …

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Characteristics of shifting cultivation

14 Characteristics of shifting cultivation

Shifting cultivation is the subsistence method of farming involving farmers moving from one place to another when soil loses fertility. it is mostly practised in sparsely populated areas like equator regions, the tropics for example Zambia DRC Congo, Brazil, Argentina, Zimbabwe, India, Indonesia and Venezuela. The following are characteristics of shifting cultivation they use the …

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