SOIL FERTILITY – AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS

SOIL FERTILITY – AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS HOSTED BY FARMER ON FIRE. Soil fertility is the ability of soil to support the growth of plants. Fertility comprises the macronutrients in the soil, e.g., nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. The micronutrients...

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...

Citrus farming in South Africa – get in on the excitement!

Don’t waste a year wondering what to do with the next phase of your life! The citrus industry is booming and by signing up for a short course you can take the first step towards a fruitful career. The Citrus Growers Association is predicting that the local citrus...

FMARD Advocates For Local Production Of Organic Fertiliser

…sensitises farmers on provision of National Fertiliser Quality Control Act In a bid to sustain the growth of the agricultural sector in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has advocated for the local production and use of organic...

Zambia targets 1 mln farmers on fertiliser subsidy

To compensate for the 25% loss in maize and output of other crops last season, Zambia has maintained the number of beneficiaries of the fertilizer Support Programme in the 2022/23 season to bolster production, says agriculture minister Reuben Mtolo. Last year,...