(a) What is farm surveying? (2 marks)
(b) State four disadvantages of electrical power.
(c) Give four reasons why farm machines should be maintained. [ 4 marks)
(d) Define the term land as used in agriculture.
(e) Explain briefly how each of the following factors affects land availability for agriculture: (i) Population pressure; (ii) Mining; (iii) Topography [6 marks]
(a) Explain the term staking in yam cultivation (3marks)
(b) Describe the nursery practices in cocoa cultivation.
(c) State five reasons for parboiling paddy rice [ 5 marks ]
(d) State three advantages and two disadvantages of taungya farming (5 mark)
(a) Explain briefly three systems of mating in livestock management. [6 mark ]
(b) Draw and label the digestive tract of a hen [7 mark ]
(c) Give five reasons why ornamental plants are important. (5 marks)
(a) What is agricultural insurance? [2 mark ]
(b) Explain briefly the following types of insurance policies for agricultural production: (i) Specific enterprise insurance; (ii) Fire disaster insurance; (iii) Life assurance.
(c) Discuss the process of egg formation in a hen. (10 marks)
(a) Mention three print and three electronic media used in disseminating agricultural extension messages.
(b) State four advantages of group method of agricultural extension. [ 4 marks ]
(c) Explain the term assembling as a marketing function [ 2 marks ]
(d) State one symptom and two control measures of each of the following crop diseases: (i) Maize streak; (ii) Groundnut rosette. [ 6 marks ]