No-Till & Strip-Till Farming Methods – Reviving The Farming Business

No-Till & Strip-Till Farming Methods – Reviving The Farming Business

All the countries are seriously concerned to increase the agriculture produce. After the global meet on global warming, numerous research works were initiated to innovate new farming methods. Besides it, everyone is trying to save on the cost of inputs because of ever rising prices of fuel, fertilizer, chemicals and water etc. Agriculture scientists introduced the ideas of strip-till farming and no-tillage farming decades old. However, these gained social acceptance and popularity during last couple of decades after scientific proof of practical and commercial benefits.

No-till farming requires less usage of fuel driven equipments and machinery; therefore, farm owners save considerably on fuel cost. It does not need deep tillage before harvesting; hence, it doesn’t need much hiring of labor. Research studies have proved many times and in many ways that no-till farming needs less irrigation and fertilizers that reduce farming input cost significantly.

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Animal farming, a good business

Animal farming, a good business

Agriculture was once the income of many families. Once upon a time, agriculture was the biggest economy in many countries. Then, after the industrial revolution it has been turned to a economy based on business.

Even then some countries are still living on agriculture only. Animal farming is something that can be considered under both these categories. When the keeping of limited numbers of domestic animals for household purpose can be considered as a part of agricultural activities, it can be converted to a profitable business by maintaining large animal farms and by selling the related products. When it is becoming a business, each and every animal in the farm should get proper care. Otherwise it will affect the health of these animals and the overall business also. In a farm with large number of animals, it may be difficult to keep the track record of each animal.

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