(a) Give two examples of each of the following classes of crops:
(i) roots and tubers;
(ii) oil crops;
(iii) grain legumes;
(b) State five differences between the digestive system of a goat and a chicken.
(c) Give five reasons why farmers keep records.
Differences between the digestive system of a goat and a chicken
(c) Reasons why farmers keep records
- Farm records, when properly kept, provide the farmer with valuable information for future budgeting and planning of the farm;
- Details of farm records are used for taxation/tax assessment;
- Farm records can enable the farmer to obtain loans from banks;
- Used for auditing the farm/farm evaluation;
- The records will enable the farmer to know whether his farm is progressing from one year to another/the strengths and weaknesses of the farm/credit worthiness;
- Help to detect fraudulent practices on the farm;
- Enable farmers to compare one enterprise to another on the same farm;
- Help in decision-making;
- Show the history of business transactions of the farm.