Crop and animal production

Farming is much more than growing crops and keeping livestock. It is about working and living in the outdoor environment and also about managing your surroundings. Our books about general farming and agriculture offer a unique look at some essential outdoor skills such as hedge laying and pest control. These books are ideal for farmers, small-holders and for people who are studying land management topics.Our agriculture books section also includes a number of books about general farm management. Whatever your level of expertise, you are sure to learn something new about working with your environment in order to help your farm or small-holding to flourish!

  • Farmer’s Hand Book on Pig Production

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    $6
  • Farmers dairy goat production handbook

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    This farmers booklet on rearing dairy goats was written and prepared by FARM Africa to aid farmers keep and maximumly benefit from dairy goats.This booklet has been prepared using simple language that the farmers can understand.Hence the efforts to avoid technical language.Writers share their project experiences with farmers.

    $6
  • Goat farming as a business

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    This manual has been written to provide information to farmers who are in need of knowledge to start a goat enterprise on a commercial basis, and goat husbandry. The information is not completely comprehensive, but combines experiences from authors and farmers.

    $6
  • Indigenous chicken production manual

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    Indigenous chicken farming has been described variously as backyard poultry rearing, rural poultry production or scavenging. For our purpose, any flock of chicken that are kept under free-range management and on which no selection of breeds or improvement by crossbreeding has been done is considered as a flock of indigenous chicken.Families could improve their income and supply of poultry products (meat and eggs) by practicing a combination of recommendations given in this manual. The aim of this manual is to create awareness and interest in indigenous chicken production.

    $5
  • Smallholder dairy farmer training manual

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    Improving milk production in East Africa faces multiple constraints, however lack of farmer understanding of the productive cows’ nutritional needs – and how to satisfy them – are frequently a “first-limiting” consideration. This manual forms the underlying learning material for this course and is also designed as a reference resource for all course participant

    $6