Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients.

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Is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. It has four important functions: it is a medium for plant growth; it is a means of water storage, supply and purification; it is a modifier of Earth's atmosphere; it is a habitat for organisms; all of which, in turn, modify the soil.



are animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labour and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.

Livestock cattle
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are plants grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.

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It is the integrated way of life associated with agriculture. Including food, wine, tourism and eduction

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AgriAbout is a content driven online publication addressing the diverse opportunities and challenges of agriculture in the 21st century. It is a source of information on the people, ideas and technologies changing the world of agriculture. Experts contribute a variety of fresh, innovative articles on the latest research and development towards sustainable farming trends and practices. Apart from hosting current issues of AgriAbout, the website features all articles in easy-to-use categories namely: Water, Soil Livestock, Crops, Business and Lifestyle.



Turning urine into solid fertiliser

Turning urine into solid fertiliser

January 27, 2021

could make farming more sustainable It is likely that most of the food you will eat today was not farmed sustainably. The global system of food production is the largest human influence on the planet’s natural cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus. How much crops can grow is limited by the amount of these…

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Even your vet can make a mistake

Even your vet can make a mistake

January 27, 2021

Sadly, there are times when a vet will make a mistake. After all, vets are human beings. There may come a time when they make the wrong call, poorly manage a case, or overlook something important. These things, unfortunately, do happen. So, what can you do about it? We must…

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To cull cows early or not?

To cull cows early or not?

January 27, 2021

There seems to be a common perception among some local dairy farmers that cows may be culled earlier than their expected production lifespan when using high genetic merit bulls. This implies that daughters from such bulls would in first lactation produce more milk than older cows. In some herds cows…

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Tunnel irrigation

Tunnel Irrigation

January 27, 2021

Tunnel irrigation must be designed, managed, and maintained to provide the right amount of water at the right time for the crop to grow optimally. In most cases micro-irrigation (drippers or micro-sprayers) is used, and modern micro-irrigation has developed from a simple water source management system to a complex, knowledge-intensive…

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Why do I need a Greenhouse

Why do I need a Greenhouse

January 27, 2021

The purpose of using greenhouses is to avoid the plant from excessive heat or cold and unwanted pests. Greenhouses are used to grow crops year-round, to increase production capacity, and to overcome seasonality in the production of certain crops. Crops grown in a greenhouse are normally healthy and of a…

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