Start thinking about your fertiliser requirements for the next maize season

Farmers - a great input cost in the production of maize is fertiliser, of course, whether you use synthetic or organic fertiliser. If you use organic fertiliser produced on you farm, it still requires a lot of effort, energy or cost. If you use fertiliser correctly, however, it will push…

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New technology predicts yields for African smallholder farmers

American researchers successfully developed a new way to measure African farm yields, using high-resolution photos snapped by a wave of recently developed compact satellites. The Stanford University researchers now plan to scale up their project from a small Kenyan trial across more of Africa. “Our aspiration is to make accurate…

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