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what is fallow farming and importance of fallow farming




what is fallow farming?

Fallow farming simply means allowing a piece of farm land to rest and regain lost nutrients in a natural way after farming on it over a period of time.
The time to allow this land to fallow will largely depend on the availability of enough land. This also will depend on the type of land tenure system practiced within that community wherein the farming activities are taking place.

reasons why people practice fallow farming

1. Fallow farming is usually practiced in communities with enough farm lands in order to maximize crop yield without the use of chemicals.
2. The practice of fallow farming serves as a means of natural nutrient management where access to government grant, loans and procurement of fertilizers is limited
3. Fallow farming methods can serve as a natural method of pest control






problems facing fallow farming

1. The practice of land tenure system is one of the major problems facing fallow farming in mostly Africa
2. Another problem facing farming is the movement of large farm inputs or machinery such as tractors, ridgers, harvesters and other tillage machines.
3. One other difficulties facing fallow farming is the cost of labour.






CONCLUSION
Fallow farming can also be called bush fallowing in agriculture. The fallow farm method or system of farming is mainly practiced by peasant farmers which is also called subsistence agriculture

In fallow farming system, the use of fertilizer is not much needed in the sense that the fallowed piece of land would have regained lost nutrients during the fallowed period or period of rest.


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4. COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE
5. PROBLEM OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
6. SOLUTIONS TO POOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
7. AGRICULTURAL LAWS AND REFORMS
8. ROLES OF GOVERNMENT IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
9. AGRICULTURAL POLICIES
10. PROGRAM PLANNING IN AGRICULTURE
34.
FORESTRY
35. WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
37. TOPOGRAPHY
38. SOIL
39. BIOLOGICAL FACTORS
42. CLIMATIC FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
43. TEMPERATURE
44. RAINFALL
45. WIND
46. SUNLIGHT
47. SOLAR RADIATION
48. BIOTIC FACTOR AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
49. PESTS
50. BIRDS
51. DISEASES
52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS
53. SOIL PH
54. ROCK FORMATION
55. IGNEOUS ROCK
56. SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
57. METAMORPHIC
58. SOIL AND ITS FORMATION
59. FACTORS OF SOIL FORMATION
60. LIVING ORGANISM
61. PARENT MATERIALS
62. SOIL FORMATION TOPOGRAPHY
63. PROCESS OF SOIL FORMATION
64. WEATHERING
65. PHYSICAL WEATHERING
66. CHEMICAL WEATHERING






67. PRESSURE
68. WATER
73. BIOLOGICAL WEATHERING
75. SOIL WATER
80. SANDY SOIL CLAY SOIL LOAMY SOIL