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Wire Mesh Maize Storage Crib
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Wire Mesh Maize Storage Crib [Uganda]

Wire mesh maize storage crib technology is a medium to large scale technology promoted by a farmer in Kamwenge District in South Western Uganda to prevent maize grains from being affected by rainfall. The technology allows for good air circulation which is essential for drying out the maize grains. In ...

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Semi-Intensive Goat Farming Practice  for Pasture Conservation
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Semi-Intensive Goat Farming Practice for Pasture Conservation [Uganda]

Goats are stall fed during dry season and open-grazed during rain season. In a semi-intensive system, animals are kept under confinement in which they are stall–fed for some period of time (weeks to months, especially during the dry seasons) followed by another period of open grazing during the rainy seasons.

  • Compiler: PRISCILLA VIVIAN KYOSABA
Maize (zea mays) growing with contours
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Maize (zea mays) growing with contours [Uganda]

Contour farming is a practice of ploughing and/or planting across a slope following its elevation contour lines. The contour lines create a water break which reduces rill and gully forms of soil erosion in case of heavy storms. The water break allows more time for more water to percolate/sink into ...

  • Compiler: betty adoch
COMPOST MANURE FOR CROP PRODUCTION
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COMPOST MANURE FOR CROP PRODUCTION [Uganda]

Compost Manure is a technology that promotes soil fertility enhancement with inputs locally availed by farmers.It makes nutrients more available to plants and transform raw organic matter into stable humus for crop production.

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers.
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Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers. [Uganda]

Mushroom (agaricus bisporus) cultivation is one of the profitable technologies promoted by small and medium scale farmers in urban setting fetching good returns on investment within a period of 30 days with the aim of obtaining tremendous nutritional benefits, employment and additional income gained by both farmers and suppliers of ...

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Mixed Cropping of Coffee, Banana and Onions for Increased Production, Food Security and Household Income
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Mixed Cropping of Coffee, Banana and Onions for ... [Uganda]

Mixed Cropping of coffee (Coffea Canephora) , banana (Musa) and onions (Allium cepa) is a sustainable traditional land management practice that involves the growing of two or more crops (coffee, banana and onions) at the same time on the same field by smallholder farmers for increased production, food security and ...

  • Compiler: Babirye Irene
MANGO AND CITRUS TRESS GROWN AS CASHCROPS AND FOR SOIL FERTILITY IMPROVEMENT
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MANGO AND CITRUS TRESS GROWN AS CASHCROPS AND ... [Uganda]

Different varieties of mangoes such as Banganapalle, Alphonso, Kesar, Haden, Bombay, Kent, Keitt, oranges such as Washington Navel, Valencies, Tangarine, jack fruits and avacados are grown for purposes of household income and soil fertility improvement.

  • Compiler: betty adoch
CROP ROTATION OF CASSAVA AND SOY BEAN
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CROP ROTATION OF CASSAVA AND SOY BEAN [Uganda]

The improved variety of cassava known as Nafe14 is grown on a gentle slope. Animal traction was used to plough 43 acres of land. The land was initially used for growing soya beans. The cassava garden has some trenches dug across so to control flooding and soil erosion. By this ...

  • Compiler: betty adoch