New wheat planting method tames weed spread

Timothy Wanjela is all smiles as he admires his acre of lush greening and well-arranged field of wheat. The crop used to be poor, strangled by grassy weeds that the farmer had been unable to control.

 For many years, Wanjela broadcast wheat seeds and was challenged by weed problems and low [...]

farmbiz

Latest News

Women counts on fresh produce to build schools
Harrison Agundo for Farmbizafica

A group of five single women who benefitted from an organic farming training have managed to build two day care schools in Ruiru at an amount of Ksh 700,000 with the proceeds they have gotten from sup [ ... ]

Banana farmers count on unique fertilizer to increase bunch size, shelf life
Bob Koigi for Farmbizafrica

A fertilizer specifically targeting bananas which were introduced in the country two years ago has recorded impressive uptake among smallholder farmers who praise it for tripling yields and increases  [ ... ]

Fertilizer plant to produce 300,000tonnes yearly lowering cost
Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica

Farmers in Uganda are set to enjoy reduced fertilizer prices with the launch of a mega fertilizer plant in Tororo as statistics indicate that the country’s agricultural productivity has shrunk to 1. [ ... ]

© Farmbiz Africa. 2014. All Rights Reserved.