Prospects of Mechanization

Agricultural science SSS1 Third Term

Week 3                                 

Prospects of Mechanization

Performance objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. List advantages of agricultural mechanization.



Farm mechanization has the following advantages:

  • Timeliness of operation:

Farm mechanization ensures that all farm operations are done and completed within a short period of time.

  • It saves labour:

 In farm mechanization, most human efforts are substituted with machines. Hence, labour saved could be employed elsewhere.

  • It reduces health hazards:

 Farm mechanization reduces health hazards. These include those posed by knives, hoes, stumps, pests, etc.

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