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Category: Soil and Water management

How to grow sorghum and know the different varietys

Sorghum can be planted as a pure stand or intercropped with maize, beans, and cowpeas. Variety of sorghum Your choice will depend on what you…

How to lime and test your soil

Modern ways of testing soils are quicker and more affordable, ensuring more convenience for farmers. One of the parameters tested is soil pH. A soil…

Why farmers in Nandi are wooed to grow bamboo

Farmers in Nandi County are set to diversify into bamboo growing. The county, in collaboration with the Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA), is piloting bamboo…

How Africa Soil Health experts have made more farmers smile than expected

A soil health consortium has reached more than 1.3 million smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa, helping them to grow more and better crops. This has increased…

How to tackle soil-borne diseases

You have done everything possible, including using enough fertiliser, top dressing, foliar feed, herbicides, fungicides and all, and even ensured your plants are well watered,…

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