5 edition of Crop and Livestock Technologies found in the catalog.
November 30, 1997
by Iowa State Pr
Written in English
|Contributions||Burton C. English (Editor), Richard L. White (Editor), Liu-Hsiung Chuang (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||186|
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Crop and livestock technologies. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: RCA III Symposium on Crop and Livestock Technologies ( Arlington, Va.).
Crop and livestock technologies. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction --Crop genetics and biotechnologies --Crop input technologies --Crop mechanical technologies --Livestock technologies --Grazing land technologies --Crop technology estimates: A further sibility.
Demand for livestock food products – red and white meat, dairy products, eggs -- are expected to grow significantly, thus offering opportunities for income and employment generation for the small-scale producers in crop-livestock systems as well as from the specialised producers, both small and large intensive and extensive systems, of.
Crop–livestock farming systems that are predominant in Africa, are complex with various interrelated ecological and economic factors. Smart Technologies for Sustainable Smallholder Agriculture: This book brings together technologies contributing to the three pillars, explains the context in which they can be scaled up, and identifies.
Livestock operations are becoming more efficient with new high-tech gadgets. This section includes new products and technology available for cattle, dairy, pork, and poultry operations. Selecting and breeding better livestock is about to shift to a whole new playing field.
It will be a lot less about how the animals look to your eye and much more about the secrets in their genes. A single drop of blood or one hair follicle will tell you – maybe with as much as 70% accuracy – if a calf or a pig has extra disease resistance Author: Gene Johnston.
Livestock operations are becoming more efficient with new high-tech gadgets. This section includes new products and technology available for cattle, dairy, pork, and poultry operations.
Connecterra digitizing dairy to improve animal health and efficiency of cows. The combination of livestock with crop production is an effective risk aversion mechanism, developed out of generations of experience of farmers in rainfed areas.
The system is a very good example of recycling of all the products of the farming operations, local material, household waste, etc., with little dependence on outside resources.
Livestock contributes manure and traction power toward crop production. Livestock acts as a form of insurance against crisis times and supplies farmers with a source of regular income from sales of milk, eggs, and other products (Swanepoel et al., ).
Therefore, the livestock production business is conducted for a range of values: as a form. Crop-livestock is a form of land use system whereby livestock husbandry and cropping are practiced in association. The production system safeguards ecosystem balance and assures sustainable.
As the world’s population increases, there is a greater demand for food and a surge in development. With a decrease in the amount of land available for farm use and an ever-growing concern about water resources, farmers need to be smart about their crop and livestock management if they want to reduce waste and cut overall costs.
The Systematics of African Livestock Production 52 4. 1 Farming Systems and Ecological Zones 52 4. 2 Livestock Type and Product 54 Livestock Functions 54 Livestock Management 59 4.
3 Livestock Production Systems and their Development 63 5 PASTORAL RANGE-LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS Paradoxically, the number of crop–livestock farms is declining across Europe, despite the fact that crop-livestock farms are theoretically optimal to improve the sustainability of agriculture.
To solve this issue, crop–livestock integration may be organized beyond the farm level. For instance, local groups of farmers can negotiate land-use allocation patterns and exchange materials such as Cited by: Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock.
Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago.
After gathering wild grains beginning at leastyears ago, nascent farmers (—) European Union: integrated crop-livestock farming system represents a key solution for enhancing livestock production and safe guarding the environment through efficient resource use.
In integrated crop livestock farming system the waste of one enterprise becomes the input to another for making better use of File Size: KB. Farmers in mixed crop-livestock systems produce about half of the world ’ s food.
In small holdings In small holdings around the world, livestock are reared mostly on grass, browse, and nonfood. Agriculture and Animal Husbandry.
This book covers the following topics: Study of Soil and Climate, Plant Nutrients, Manures and Fertilizers, Field Crops, Horticulture Crops, Different diseases of Crop Plants, Pests of Crops Plants, Weeds and Weed Control, Plant Propagation and Nursery, Advance Techniques in Agriculture, Green House and Poly House, Feeds and Fodders, study of Cattle, Breeding.
Precision Agriculture Technology for Crop Farming focuses on the technology of site-specific crop management; detailing applications for sensing, data handling, modeling, and control.
Written by experts who have contributed significantly to the development of precision agriculture technology, this book reviews its history—establishing. New technologies in the retail sector and wool industry; Technologies being adopted in the livestock sector.
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Livestock is commonly defined as domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and term is sometimes used to refer solely to those that are bred for consumption, while other times it refers only to farmed ruminants, such as cattle and goats.
Horses are considered livestock in the United States.Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Preface A griculture is an important sector of Indian Economy as more than half of its population relies on Ag-riculture as principle source of income.
Research and Extension systems play major role in generation and dissemination of Agricultural technologies aiming at enhancing the income of farmers.Use of Conservation Agriculture in Crop-Livestock Systems (CLCA) in the Drylands for Enhanced Water Use and Soil Fertility in NEN and LAC Countries About Us The project has been designed to combine an adaptive research program, including integrated capacity development, with the active development of a delivery mechanism for CLCA systems to.