Wed. Sep 23rd, 2020

Supporting Farmers

Crop farming tips

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  • Timely land preparation at least 30 days before the onset of rainfall
  • Plough the land well to achieve a fine seed bed.
  • Use well rotted manure whenever available to provide nutrients to the soil.
  • Use the correct fertilizer types and rates depending on the soil type e.g. avoid DAP in red soil to reduce on acidity.
  • Plant timely preferably before the onset of rainfall for direct planted crops.
  • Sow in the nursery at least 4 weeks before transplant.
  • Prepare the nursery near a water source.
  • Use only the varieties recommended in your region.

Manage weeds, pests and diseases to avoid losses.

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