Next to water, coffee is the most popular drink all over the world with over 10 million
tons of coffee every year. According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO), it is
the world’s most widely traded tropical agricultural commodity. Statistics show that there
around 70 countries that produce coffee.
Majority of coffee production comes from small coffee farmers. In a world where
population is increasing in a fast pace that many people are facing good quality food
supply crisis, these farmers play a truly vital role. Continue reading “Why Coffee Farmers are Real Heroes”
The number one concern in growing crops is the maintenance of pests and diseases.
This is the reason why crop protection methods are continuously evolving over time. On
the other hand, there are practices that you can do that will significantly prevent the
build-up of pests and diseases.
Continue reading for some steps in preventing pests and diseases among your plants. Continue reading “Steps to Prevent Agricultural Pests and Diseases”
Fungicides are substances that are used to eliminate fungi, fungal spores and infections. In the
market today, there are natural fungicides and chemical fungicides available.
The leading cause of crop damage across the globe are fungal pathogens. These pose serious
risk and damage in agriculture which results to major losses of yield and profits to famers. It can
have a huge impact on the economy since the supply of food is affected as well. Continue reading “The Role of Fungicides in Agriculture”
Pest control is the management of a certain species that are defined as pest due to its
threats to the health of humans, ecology or the economy.
In agriculture, the main goal of pest control is to protect crops by reducing the levels of
the attacking of pests. Continue reading “Agricultural Pest Control Methods”