How to plant, care, grow and harvest cloves – the basics

Most of us know them as some of the most popular spices used around Christmas time, but cloves are the dry buds of the flower of the clove tree, very similar to vines. The flower buds are harvested before opening. Their smell is warm, aromatic and spicy. The taste is pleasant, spicy-sweet, astringent and very… Read More »

Best types of mangoes with high commercial value and delicious taste

Mango is known as “the king of fruits” in Asian regions and belongs to the botanical genus Mangifera, which consists of numerous species of edible fruits from the Anacardiaceae flower family (cashew family). Mango is one of the most popular fruits in India, because its pulp and its juice instantly provide energy during the hot,… Read More »

How the coronavirus outbreak impacts China’s agriculture and livestock breeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that the epidemic triggered by the new type of coronavirus in China is an international emergency for public health. This classification is defined as “an extraordinary event” that constitutes a “risk to public health in other states, through the international spread of the disease” and for counteracting which… Read More »

22 books about farming, food and agricultural innovations

While handbooks and scientific studies are always an interesting read for those interested in farming and all agriculture-related aspects, we decided to gather a list of books about farming that go one step further into the various aspects, problems and statistics regarding modern agriculture, food resources and the historical development of farming. Also, there are… Read More »

The World’s Best Agricultural Shows of 2020

Just like we did each year, we picked some of the best agricultural shows that are organized in the year of 2020 all over the world, which will help get an idea of which events to choose depending on your interests and on the themes or industry sectors they are focused on. It’s difficult to… Read More »

How to plant, care, grow and harvest lavender

Lavender is a durable, easy-to-maintain plant that can bring in a lot of money, even if it’s grown only on restricted surfaces. Lavender is a perennial shrub that is part of the Lamiaceae family. It has evergreen leaves, usually green-silver. It reaches maturity in 2-5 years and lives 40-50 years on average. In Western Europe,… Read More »

How to plant, grow and harvest peanuts

Peanuts most likely originate from South America. More than 3,500 years ago, the Incas used peanuts when they buried their dead so they could have food in the afterlife. Spanish explorers brought peanuts to Spain and from there they spread throughout Asia and Africa. Peanuts have become a common culture, especially in Africa where they… Read More »

Pearl farming and its impact on marine life

Precious and coveted jewelry items, which have become the object of a prosperous and profitable industry today, pearls are, above all, nature’s creations. Nothing could have existed – neither the jewelry, nor the metaphors involving the pearl, nor the millions of dollars – if the natural process had not existed first: some species of mollusks… Read More »

20 best movies and documentaries about farming

Everyone loves a good story about hard laboring people who succeed in life by taking challenges and working hard. Also, a good story about farming, one of the first activities that preoccupied humankind since thousands of years is still compelling to watch, because modern technologies and innovations in the field are used to further grow… Read More »

Reindeer farming – a cultural approach to herding reindeer

Reindeer farming has become something that various farmers from all around the world are finding to be appealing because growing reindeer offers the opportunity to capitalize on different aspects. The image of the reindeer has been associated since the early years of childhood for many people with the coming of Santa Claus and the white… Read More »