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Livestock feeds database

Knowledge of feed composition is vital for the nutritionists (toenable them to meet the nutrient requirements of livestock), feed manufacturers(to produce balanced compound feeds), farmers (to enable them to plan forforage production and economically use feeds) and policy-mak... Read more.

Low cost feeding packages for dairy production

Due to its proclivity to droughts, Sub Saharan Africa requires lowcost forage conservation techniques. These should ideally rely on locallyavailable resources like cultivated forages and crop residues in combinationwith agro-industrial by-products. The i... Read more.

Management practices for reducing incidence of Napier stunt disease: Regular inspection of Napier plots to enable early detection of diseased plants

Forage is critically becoming an important feed for livestockproduction as more communities venture into intensive farming due to increasingpopulation p... Read more.

Meat roasting stove

Meat is a highly perishable food product that requires use ofappropriate technologies to reduce post-harvest losses. Meat roasting has beenproven to increase shelf life; but, mechanisms for effecting proper meatroasting are limited. The development of this technology (the meat roa... Read more.

Minimum tillage with cover crops and drought tolerant maize varieties

Conservation Agriculture (CA) involves growing crops withpermanent or semi-permanent cover crops using technologies that ensure minimumsoil disturbance. Minimum or zero tillage, direct seeding and crop rotation areimportant element... Read more.

Mixed farming systems in livestock production for adaptation and mitigation of climate change  Alley cropping  Silvipasture  Fodder bank  Plantations

Thisinnovation aims to solve the problem of feed shortage during drought periodswhereby tree twigs are cut and used as fodder for lives... Read more.