Agricultural science SSS 1 Third Term
Students should be able to:
- State the meaning of agricultural mechanization.
- Explain the major problems of agriculture.
MEANING OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION.
Farm mechanization is the application of engineering principles and technology in agricultural production, storage and processing on the farm.
Farm mechanization is applicable to land preparation, planting, fertilizer application, weeding and crop harvesting, rearing, caring and feeding of animals as well as processing and storage of farm produce, using appropriate farm machinery.
PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION
- Land tenure system:
The type of land tenure system (communal) does not allow for large farm holdings suitable for mechanization..... View More
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