World Soil Day 2019

World Soil Day was created by the UN to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security,healthy ecosystems & human well-being #WorldSoilDay #SoilDay It aims to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security,healthy ecosystems & human well-being Theme of #WorldSoilDay2019: Stop Soil Erosion, Save our #mkulimaforum #mkulimaonline #agribusiness #zerohunger pic.twitter.com/AYrqgYIOi3 — Mkulima Online …

Adapting to Organic Farming

Successful organic farming requires considerable knowledge on the functioning and the possibilities of management of natural processes. Interest in learning about the possibilities to support natural processes to sustain and improve harvests is essential for successful organic farming. Farmers who are interested in adopting organic farming practices are recommended to get in contact with farmers in the area, who already …

Agriculture is Vital in SDG’s

In July 2019 , the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) released a report assessing progress on 18 indicators relevant to agriculture and food security across four SDGs.  The report assessed progress on 18  agriculture-related indicators for which data are currently available at the global level. Overall, the report shows more efforts need to be put in for …

Radio for farmers outreach

Radio in the Greater Horn of Africa provides location-specific information, which makes it relevant and up-to-date.   Radio stations also use local dialects, which strengthen their credibility and play a crucial role in communicating forecasts to vulnerable and far flung communities, supporting them in making essential seasonal decisions   The post Radio for farmers outreach appeared first on Agri-Articles Feed.

Larvae for Poultry Feed

The  black soldier fly larvae are rich in proteins and nutrients   As the world looks to feed 10 billion mouths by 2050, businesses harvesting insects — either for human consumption or as animal feed — are growing.   They promote themselves as a greener alternative to traditional feed such as soybeans, whose cultivation can […] The post Larvae for …

#WorldFoodDay

Today is #WorldFoodDay! No matter who you are, what you do or where you live, we all should have access to a healthy and affordable diet. On 16th October we maybe inclined to say Happy Born Day to @FAO because #WorldFoodDay  marks the founding of the United Nations  FAO in 1945, a specialized agency that leads global efforts to defeat …

Presence of earthworms in soil is good

The presence of earthworms in the soil is a positive sign. From aerating the soil, to adding carbon and other nutrients, to incubating beneficial biology, earthworms provide a range of benefits that can have profound impact on agricultural soils. Fostering the natural synergies between plants, soil and earthworms can pay dividends for growers in healthier […] The post Presence of …

Why do we tweet?

A cartoon drawing by Julia Suits on why we should use the tool called Twitter for Advocacy purposes. #MkulimaOnline  #MkulimaForum     Why are you using Twitter ? To #SaveTheEarth ! How is it possible ? I share information & solutions about #climateChange, #AirPollution, #PlasticPollution etc and I hope my followers will RT it. Does it work ? We will …