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Control of fall armywor...

 

Control of fall armyworm

Recognize the problem

This pest eats the maize bud, which reduces crop growth and yield. The fall armyworm acts as scraper, defolia...

Doubling your arrowroot...

 

You can now double your yield of arrowroots through the high yielding and fast maturing variety from Rwanda. This variety has the potential of yielding over 3 tonnes per acre in ju...

TIPS on Layers Chicken...

For hybrid layer birds, consider the Issa Brown which you can source from Kenchic. In management, provide supplemental heating using infra-red bulbs for the first four weeks of the chicks’ li...

Kenyans, Rwandans and U...

Agriculture is the backbone of the East African regional economy, as it accounts for about 32% of the region’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Growth in the agriculture sector helps raise incom...

MIT Wants to Turn Every...

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Daniel Oberhaus

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In 2011, Caleb Harper found himself in Japan...

How To Grow Watermelon...

Propagation: Melons are commonly direct seeded, except under conditions where the growing season is short, whereby transplants raised in containers are used.

For the dire...

How To Grow Cabbages

There are three varieties of cabbages in the country namely smooth-leafed green, smooth-leafed red, and crinkled-leafed green, also known as savoy cabbage.

Cabbage grows well in full sun,...

How To Achievemnet Your...


Successful agribusiness can be born out of your dream, hobby, vision, passion or drive. Every human being has a dream, some of them from child hood. Until you do something about the dream,...

How to Make Silage

Silage and hay are preserved feeds that come in handy for dairy cows during periods of scarcity of green forage.

The process of making silage involves fermentation under anaerobic conditi...

SPINACH GROWING TIP

Spinach produces best in well-fertilised soils, mulched at planting. You can apply compost manure followed by a top-dressing fertiliser like CAN at a rate of one spoonful per plant.

For o...

Brachiaria: The ‘wonder...

Sourcing fodder poses a big headache to many dairy farmers. Brachiaria, a grass repatriated to Africa from Brazil, is good for grazing, can be baled as hay, and increases milk production.<...

Spinach Farming Tips

Spinach produces best in well-fertilised soils, mulched at planting. You can apply compost manure followed by a top-dressing fertiliser like CAN at a rate of one spoonful per plant.

For o...

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