Uses of Farm Records  It is the vertical arrangement of different layers of soil from the ground surface to the bedrock.  food,  Man does this by satisfying the most pressing needs first.  To kill disease causing microorganisms such as cholera and typhoid bacteria that thrive in dirty water. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.  Chinchillah (greyish, kept for its fur).  Wool breeds -for example merino.  The types of the animals used.  Lack of specialization. Agriculture Notes Form 1-4 Pdf Agriculture Notes Form 2 General Agriculture Notes Pdf.  Increase disease and pest infection.  Origin: England. Paint brush Applying paint on surfaces.  Fat tailed such as Maasai sheep.  Crop produce are chemical free.  Influences soil fertility  Used for germination of seeds. Conformation:  The beddings together with dung are removed and heaped under shed to  Social-cultural factors. These impurities are grouped into three categories, namely:  This system utilizes the factors of production to the maximum and involves high level of management.  When the pores are saturated, the soil is said to be waterlogged.  Keep tools in there right place.  silage  Increases the rate of evaporation of water. AGRICULTURE NOTES. Climatic Factors(weather elements).  They are highly susceptible to tropical diseases. Pruning saw Cutting old wood stems and pruning big branches. Characteristics of Heavy Breeds  They are bulky – low nutritive value per unit volume. Kenya highlands ..  Soils with a lot of humus are dark or grey.  Size: Rams 125kg. l.Has the colour of the parent rock 1. Wool Shears Cutting off wool from sheep. Uses of water in the farm;  A pH of less than 7 means that the soil is acidic. Includes water from;  American Brahman,  More time spent by the Government and NGO’s in Carring for the sick.  Thin tailed sheep found in West Africa.  They are tolerant to high temperatures.  Chemical impurities: these are dissolved impurities detected by use of chemical  Difficult to specialize. 10.  Hygroscopic Water  Plants root penetrability and anchorage. Indigenous Goat Breeds We only provide links and material already available on the Internet.  This is a method of removing excess water or lowering the water table from a marshy water-logged land. Soil Textural Classes Calf Dairy – milk  Lack of soil conservation measures November 17, 2017 | Author: Fernando Matroo | Category: Soil, Rock (Geology), Farms, Sand, Agriculture | Report this link. Name * … Characteristics of Dairy Cattle More silty Farming Systems  Wind – carry materials which hit against each other to break into fragments.  To increase soil volume for exploitation by plant roots.  Farmyard manure from the animals is used in maintaining soil fertility.  Rainfall reliability;  Deep soils facilitate good drainage and aeration. Examples:  The term livestock is used to refer to all domesticated animals.  Difficult to till (heavy soils).  Held by strong adhesive forces between water and soil particles.  sharecropping  Pomoculture – the growing of fruits. Nose ring Fixed into the nose of a bull to restrain it.  Uprooting and slashing of weeds.  Type of crop to be grown Advantages  Has double humps, heavier and has shorter legs.  Capable of shedding the coat during spring. Soil auger Making holes for fencing posts.  Soil conservation measures which minimize soil losses through erosion. output while minimizing costs by combining the limited supplies of goods and services  Types of food eaten  compost  Heavier and bigger in size.  It is also called substratum.  To provide manure.  Requires skilled and qualified manpower.  High rate of inbreeding leading to poor quality livestock. There are three types of chicken breeds: Pliers Cutting small wires and thin metal and gripping firmly.  The reaction of rock minerals with oxygen to form oxides which break easily. Urban Horticulture.  The type of soil.  Skills of the farmer. Wool sheep -wool, Pigs Boar Sow Boar Gilt Piglet Pork – meat Rip saw Cutting along the grain of wood.  Cools the plant during transpiration.  White and longer than large white.  Opportunity cost is the revenue forgone from the best alternative.  grain Advantages of Crosses  Government Policy: Minimum Tillage:  Origin: Angora in Asia.  Bulls weigh 700-900kg,  Earthworms and molluscs.  Source of food. Pruning knife Removal of small shoots. Soil Texture  The problem with this method is loss of water through seepage. Centre punch Marking the point of drilling. Have the same chemical composition, as that of the underlying parent rock.  After 3-4 weeks, the decomposed material from heap 1 is transferred to heap II.  Adopting organic farming practices for example controlling pests and weed using non-  The number of wet months in a year.  This is called scale of preference. Old 2013-14 notes; Total 21 booklets; Language: English .  Made up largely of sand particles. Thermometer Taking body temperatures of farm animals.  High humidity induce rooting in cuttings.