Sorghum farmers expect bountiful harvest

Sorghum farmers expect bountiful harvest

30th Jun 2019 Standard Digital Farmers who took a leap of faith and defied poor rain forecasts to plant sorghum in Nyanza and Busia will produce up to 8,000 tonnes of the grain, according to estimates. Nearly 15,000 farmers contracted by East African Maltings Limited,...
Outapi farmer grows sorghum to feed his cattle

Outapi farmer grows sorghum to feed his cattle

7 June 2019 nbc High cost of animal feed has led to a young farmer from Outapi in the Omusati Region planting sorghum for his cattle’s survival.David Natangwe started with dairy farming. However, feeding the animals was a struggle due to severe drought as a bale...
South Africa sorghum production fall set to continue

South Africa sorghum production fall set to continue

07 Jun 2019 IEG Vu South Africa’s trend of falling sorghum production is set to continue in 2019/20, according to the USDA Pretoria post, with a 10% drop in output to add to a decade of plummeting production. Original post on IEG Vu
Ex-teacher fights lifestyle diseases with indigenous food

Ex-teacher fights lifestyle diseases with indigenous food

06 June 2019 The Star In Summary • Mugai says few people died of lifestyle diseases in the past as their diet mainly consisted of traditional foods. • Patient with high blood pressure says she manages condition with porridge using Mugai’s...
South Africa’s sorghum area up from record low

South Africa’s sorghum area up from record low

06.04.2019 world grain PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — After dropping to a record-low 29,000 planted hectares in 2017-18, the area planted with sorghum in South Africa rebounded in 2018-19 to 50,500 hectares, according to a June 3 Global Agricultural Information Network...

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