With SunyProfit International Limited, an Export Company with track records, having core competence in the Agro Exportation business, which had really worked for us in the last two decades with a view to having lots of goodies to show for it, we hereby, ascertain that our Agric Business Department is waxing stronger the more.
SunyProfit International Limited has her operating office at:
3/9, Olu Koleosho Street,
Off Medical Road,
What We Do
As a matter of responsibility, SunyProfit also stands firm as an authentic Agro Commodities Sourcing Agent and Agricultural Product Sourcing Agent, who help buyers of a particular product – either foreign or local, source the same product directly from the manufactures or producers.
Wait a minute and try unveiling this hidden treasure… It is a package of opportunities that will emancipate you and the entire country into an economic procession we have long been craving for. Now, I can boldly tell you, with an hundred percent assurance, that the treasure, which is not really hidden – just that we have not tapped into it; is Agriculture and Exportation.
Among the numerous services in the agricultural business sector, coupled with our vast knowledge in the agro export industry, is Mustard Seed Farming.
If you care to know, Nigeria has been able to utilize 34 million hectares out of her 91 million hectares of arable land. So, you can make money by planting any of the Country’s non-oil exportable products like Cocoa, Ginger, Pineapple, Garlic, Cashew nut, Sesame seed, Pear, Wheat, Rose wood, Hardwood Charcoal among others and make a lot of money.
How Does It Works
SunyProfit simply delve into farming, especially Mustard Seed Farming, with the surplus and available viable green land in Nigeria, with a view to turning it into business from the initial primitive way of practicing it. We have hectares of this Mustard Seed farm to our credit and at the same time we plant, manage and monitor for any interested farmer.
This, SunyProfit believes it afford the country to boast of getting Mustard Seed produce in excess for lots of food processing, while exporting the agro commodity will bring about foreign exchange, as a resultant effect for Nigeria.
Introduction Of Mustard
Mustard gives edible oil which is used also used for cooking. Mustard seed is used as condiment in the preparation of vegetable and curries. Split mustard seed and oil is used for pickling. The methi leaves of the young plants are used as vegetable. It can be used as oil cake to feed cattle.
Health Benefits Of Mustard
Some Of The Health Benefits Of Mustard Are Given Below
Helps in controlling symptoms of asthma
Prevents from gastrointestinal cancer.
Helps in weight loss.
Climatic Requirements For Mustard Farming
Mustard is grown in subtropical climate. Mustard thrives well in dry and cool climate, therefore mustard mostly grown as Rabi season crop. Mustard crop requires the temperatures between 10°C to 25°C.Mustard crop is grown in the areas receiving 625 -1000 mm yearly rainfall. This crop does not tolerate frost, so it requires clear sky with frost free conditions.
Soil Requirements For Mustard Farming
Mustard can be grown in wide varieties of soils that ranges from light to heavy loamy soils. Medium to deep soils with good drainage is best suitable for mustard. Soil ideal pH range for Mustard is 6.0 to 7.5.Make sure to carry out a soil test to find out the soil properties like soil type, strength and nutritious levels.
Preparation Of Land In Mustard Farming
1 to 2 ploughings and two harrowing should be given as part of field preparation. For second crop cultivation, field should be prepared by giving 2 crosswise harrowing after kharif crop.
Seed Treatment In Mustard Farming
Seeds should be treated with thiram at 3 grams per kg of mustard seed to protect the plants from seed diseases.
Sowing Methods And Seed Rate In Mustard Farming
Mustard usually sown in Sept – Oct months. If mustard crop as pure one, it should be sown by drilling method or if this crop as mixed crop, seeds should be sown by broadcasting or drilling method, mix the seeds with fine sand for uniform spacing. For better germination, seeds should be sown maximum of 6 cm depth in the soil. Make sure there is enough moisture present in the soil when seeds are sown. In pure mustard crop seed rate could be about 4 – 6 kg per hectare. In mixed crop seed rate could be about 2 – 3 kg per hectare.
Spacing In Mustard Farming
Spacing of plants should be about 45 cm x 20 cm. Mustard as mixed crop:- Mustard can be grown as mixed crop with gram, wheat & lentils. If you are planning mustard as an inter crop, one line of mustard and four lines of gram or one line of mustard and nine lines of wheat should be sown.
Manures And Fertilization In Mustard Farming
7 to 12 tons of Farm Yard Manure (F.Y.M) per hectare should be added as part of the field preparation.20 to 25 kg P2O5 and 30 to 35 kg N per hectare should be applied in rain fed condition at the time of sowing. 40 to 45 kg N, 30 to 35 kg P2O5 and 20 to 25 kg K2O per hectare should be applied below the seed at sowing time of irrigated crop. After 1 month of sowing, 20 to 25 kg N per hectare should be applied as top dressing.
Irrigation In Mustard Farming
Pre-soaking irrigations should be given before sowing the seeds. 3 irrigations should be applied @ 4 weeks interval after sowing the seeds.
Weed Control/Inter Culture Operations In Mustard Farming
2 to 3 weeding & 2 hoeing should be given @ 2 weeks interval. Thinning should be done after 2 weeks time interval (in case of pure mustard crop). In cased of mixed crop, mustard crop receives from the inter cultivation given to main crop.
Harvesting Of Mustard
Harvesting should be carried out as soon as the pods begins to turn yellow color & seed becomes hard. The mustard crop matures in about 110 to 140 days. Harvesting should be done in early morning hours to avoid any shattering of seed. Use sickle to cut the crop close to the ground.
Post Harvesting Tasks In Mustard Farming
Harvested mustard plants should be tied into bundles, keep them in sun for 5 to 6 days to dry. Threshing can be carried out by beating the mustard plants with stick. Winnowing is done to separate the grain form husk.
Yield Of Mustard
An Average yield of 400 kg per hectare can be expected. Under good Variety and management actives, yield can be about 1000 kg per hectare.
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