Sources of farm power

Agricultural science SSS 1 Third Term

Week 1                                 

Sources of farm power

Performance objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. List the different sources of farm power.
  2. State the advantages and disadvantages of each type.


Definition of power

Power is defined as the rate of doing work or the rate of expenditure of energy. Farm power can be obtained fro, the following sources:

  1. Human power
  2. Animal power
  3. Mechanical power
  4. Electrical power
  5. Solar power
  6. Wind power
  7. Water power
  8. Biogas

Human or manual power

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