We can develop canna as an alternative to gluten intolerance. Canna (Canna edulis) or Queensland arrowroot is one of the types of yams that spread in the South American region, to Asia, especially Indonesia. These tubers have two types, namely white canna, and red canna. Generally, these tubers are an alternative to the main food ingredients. This is because canna contains high carbohydrates.Continue reading “Canna as an Alternative to Gluten Intolerance”
Farmers and planters do cultivating agricultural land using machinery on large land. Of course for urban farmers can use standard farming equipment without sophisticated machinery. Farmers can adapt agricultural machinery to garden needs. Several factors that affect agricultural machinery include soil structure, topography, types of plants, planting patterns, etc.Continue reading “Cultivating Agricultural Land Using Machinery, What Is the Purpose?”
The sprayer is one of the agricultural tools for spraying pesticides. Farmers and planters really need a sprayer in an effort to eradicate and control plant pests and diseases. Farmers need to evaluate problems in using hand sprayer (knapsack sprayer) so that the sprayer used by farmers really has good performance. The optimal performance of the hand sprayer will increase farmers’ success in combating pests and diseases.Continue reading “Evaluation of Problems in Using Hand Sprayer”
The basic ingredients of pesticides can be derived from organic materials or chemicals. Farmers and planters can use parts of plants or animals as basic ingredients to make organic pesticides. Farmers and planters can also search for pesticide materials from around the environment, for example, kitchen spices for pesticides.Continue reading “Kitchen Spices for Pesticides in Plants”
Farmers and planters use agricultural sprayers to control plant pests and diseases. In addition, farmers also use sprayers to provide leaf fertilizer or micro fertilizer for example. The sprayer is the main tool of agriculture to facilitate the activities of farmers. Therefore farmers need to understand the problems with agricultural sprayers that must be considered.
Farmers need to treat and overcome problems with agricultural sprayers. This is because the sprayer must always be ready for use if pests and plant diseases occur. If the sprayer suffers severe damage when a pest attack occurs, the farmer will suffer heavy losses.
Problems with agricultural sprayers can arise due to farmer’s behavior or the technical age of the sprayer. User behavior can cause the sprayer to get into trouble, for example pumping too rough, using water without filtering, etc. Farmers must repair or replace damaged parts immediately, so as not to interfere with agricultural activities. With this condition, Farmers can achieve maximum harvests.
Problems with Agricultural Sprayers.
Farmers need to know how to properly care for agricultural sprayers. This is because problems with agricultural sprayers can occur at any time. Caring for sprayers or spray tanks on a regular basis is a must for farmers to keep the condition of the sprayer good.
Problems that often arise in agricultural sprayers include damage to the sprayer faucet. Farmers should immediately repair the sprayer faucet to prevent material loss. Damaged taps will cause high costs and inefficient spraying due to wasted pesticides.
The most common problem is the blockage of the nozzle. Clumping pesticides and insecticides cause the nozzle to clog and close. Generally, this clumping is due to farmers being imperfect in dissolving pesticide powder. Farmers have to stir the pesticide solution until all the powder is completely dissolved. Dissolving pesticides in the sprayer tank directly can also cause the nozzle to clog. This is because farmers cannot see dissolved pesticides. Impurities can also clog the nozzle on agricultural sprayers. Often these impurities follow the flow of water that farmers use to dissolve pesticides.
The use of high frequency results in a wear and damage nozzle. If the nozzle is worn out, the farmer should replace it immediately. This will cause spraying to be less effective. And the bigger effect, farmers can be exposed to pesticides. This certainly creates a big risk for the health of farmers.
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Most farmers cultivate agricultural land using agricultural machinery, from simple tools to complex machines. Agricultural machinery is able to improve the efficiency of production factors and increase productivity on the land. The need for agricultural machinery is increasing in terms of land area, technological developments, limited production facilities, etc.Continue reading “Cultivating Agricultural Land Using Agricultural Machinery”
Farmers and planters need to know how to care for agricultural sprayers to last long. This is because farmers need sprayers or spray tanks as agricultural tools. Farmers and planters use agricultural sprayers to spray plant pests and leaf fertilizers. By having this tool, farmers become easier to carry out their activities.Continue reading “How to Care for Agricultural Sprayers to Last Long”
Farmers in urban farming always want plants to survive pests and diseases. Actually, farmers and planters can control pest attacks in various ways. And it turns out we can make pesticides from kitchen spices. This is certainly interesting for all of us. Pesticides from kitchen spices are ingredients that we easily get. This means that we will easily get the basic ingredients to make pesticides.Continue reading “Use Pesticides from the Kitchen Spices”
Agriculture as a resource that supports the economy of a country is a sector that is vulnerable to climate change. Climate change can trigger a food crisis. This is because climate change will cause crop failure due to erratic rainfall patterns. This erratic rainfall pattern results in plants not getting water at the time and amount that matches the needs of the plant. There are other things that need to be considered, namely the impact of climate change on decreasing biodiversity of soil organisms.Continue reading “Impact of Climate Change on Decreasing Biodiversity of Soil Organisms”
Many of us in the city have a small garden beside or behind the house. We certainly always expect our garden to survive from pest attacks until harvest. But if pests attack, we must also prepare. You do not need to worry because there are those who tell that garlic can be a pesticide.Continue reading “Garlic Can Be a Pesticide?”