Posts in Crops

FUNGICIDE & FALLOW MANAGEMENT: 3 TIPS FOR PLANTING IN 2018

January 19, 2018

By David Jones, CropNuts Broad Acre Agronomist... (more)

ROTS

October 30, 2017

What are ROTS? Rots are diseases that decay roots, ... (more)

BLIGHTS

October 10, 2017

BLIGHTS When plants suffer from blight, leaves or branches suddenly with... (more)

COULD NEMATODES BE THE PROBLEM?

July 17, 2017

One of the major challenges in identifying nematodes as the causal agent of crop damage is the fact that many of them do not produce highly ... (more)

Label on Pesticides Products

July 06, 2017

  Failure to display mandatory warning or caution on labels of pesticides product is defined as “misbranding”&nb... (more)

THE BAD NEWS (fall armyworm #3)

July 04, 2017

Apart from its agility, the fall armyworm thrives in any temperature above 10 degrees Celsius. That is basically anywhere in Africa.... (more)

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS(#4)

July 04, 2017

Intercropping: Intercropping with legumes has been used as an effective control method. In Nicaragua, for instance, it reduced infest... (more)

THIS FOREIGN PEST HAS JUST INVADED KENYAN FARMS AND NOBODY KNOWS WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

July 04, 2017

One uneventful afternoon in March this year, insects expert Muo Kasina was enjoying a cold glass of pina colada when he received a ca... (more)

FERTILE INSECT(#2)

July 04, 2017

Mr Joseph Ng’etich, director of Crop Resource and Plant Protection at the Ministry of Agriculture, says the counties affected b... (more)

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