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Taking good soil samples: Tips for small-scale farmers

Successful farmers regularly take samples of their soil to determine the fertility or nutrient levels of their land and make educated decisions about the best way to manage it. Taking a soil sample is a straightforward process that requires little in the way of expensive or specialised equipment. The[...]

By Natasha Pansegrouw|6th March 2023|Categories: Articles, Stock and game farming|Tags: , |

Processing of condiments Part 15: Pickled Chillies – small scale

Chilli peppers can easily be pickled in a brine or vinegar solution, alone or with other vegetables and seasoning. The bright red-coloured chillies make attractive pickles. Certain varieties can be pickled as whole pods, while larger peppers are cut into strips. Examples of small-scale pickled chillies: Process description Harvesting[...]

By Specialist Writer|24th February 2022|Categories: Articles, Crop production, Farm smart!, Zambia|Tags: , , |
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