Minimizing winter losses in the bee colony and increasing honey production

Ever since ancient times, people have consumed bee honey, appreciating it for its rich taste and nourishing properties. The domestication of these insects has taken place since the beginning of civilization, as beekeeping is displayed even in the oldest forms of Egyptian art. Beekeeping can be practiced by two techniques: stationary or migratory. As the… Read More »

Cosmic Crisp, the most exciting launch on the apple market

One of the most interesting launches will hit US supermarkets in December 2019. It’s a new product that has been developed in the state of Washington. The Cosmic Crisp apple has a strong marketing campaign to back up the special properties of this new apple variety and many say that it’s something as big as… Read More »

Global growth of the cider market and its implications in agriculture

Apple cider is one of the oldest natural beverages produced by humans, and even the “father” of medicine, Hippocrates, considered it a true antibiotic. With a low alcohol content (between 3 – 8%), cider is obtained by fermenting fruits, especially apples. With a refreshing taste reminiscent of sparkling wine, cider has many benefits for the… Read More »

Gum Arabic – a steady investment opportunity for African farmers

If you ever paid attention to the ingredients list on food products, you most likely noticed that gum Arabic is a very common ingredient. But what is this gum and where does it come from? Well, gum Arabic is a “hot commodity” for African farmers because it has various uses, not just in the food… Read More »

How to prune an apple tree correctly (a beginner’s guide)

Ever since the beginning of time, apple trees have been of great importance to supply people with tasty fruits. They may be called “the forbidden” fruits, but apples are relatively easy to care for and you can expect to obtain a good yield in most years, especially if you learn how to prune apple trees.… Read More »

Most common pig diseases

Pig producers, just like any other animal farmers are well aware of the fact that in order to be successful in their field, they must ensure the health of their pig stock. Given that prevention is the best measure to avoid losing valuable animals, it’s important to know which are some of the most common… Read More »

The World’s Best Agricultural Shows of 2019

Having the desire to bring together the demand and offer on the market, especially for small farmers well-developed farms and industry specialists, the biggest companies give them the opportunity to find out all the news and get acquainted with the most important innovations through annual shows. Like we did over the last couple of years,… Read More »

Nutritional requirements of sheep

Raising sheep as a profitable farming business imposes an appropriate diet for optimal animal husbandry and production. Sheep nutrition should include water, energy (carbohydrates and fats), proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Under certain conditions, veterinarians also recommend additional nutrients to be added to the daily nutrition of sheep. The production cycle of sheep Feed and nutritional… Read More »