FARMER WITNESS FROM TANZANIA

Interview to the Director general of PIVAC Tanzania about the benefits Low maize yields are experienced in the northern highlands of Tanzania mainly due to lack of nutrients, especially N, P, and K. To get optimal yield, additional of nutrients through NPK...

Climate Change: Experts Predict 22% Decrease in Agricultural Yield

Experts have predicted that climate change will cause a decrease in agricultural yield, between eight to 22 per cent for Africa’s rain-fed stable crops over the next 20 years. Specifically, the African Development Bank (AfDB)’s Vice President for Power, Energy,...

How to Maximise Yield In Maize Farming In Nigeria

How to Maximise Yield In Maize Farming in Nigeria… Maize uses a lot of nutrients in the soil for proper growth and development. To achieve sufficient harvest, you need nutrients because the maize plant won’t thrive otherwise. About fertiliser; there are two kinds...

Solar Powered Irrigation and how it works

Solar irrigation uses the sun’s energy to power a pump which supplies water to crops and increases yields and profits for small farms. Solar irrigation system works when the pumps used for transporting the water are equipped with solar cells. Here, the solar energy...