Farmers rediscover benefits of traditional small grains in Zimbabwe

Farmers rediscover benefits of traditional small grains in Zimbabwe

Read full article by  Tatenda Chitagu@ Mogabay Photo Credit: Tatenda Chitagu. Farmers in southern Zimbabwe are shifting back to growing traditional small grains and maize after experiencing food shortages from the failure of their hybrid maize crops, which haven’t...
Burkina Faso releases its first pearl millet hybrid

Burkina Faso releases its first pearl millet hybrid

Read full article By Relief Web @Reliefwenb Photo Credit: ICRISAT High-yieldng, downy mildew-resistant and suitable for food and fodder. Developed by ICRISAT and evaluated by INERA Burkina Faso 1 June, 2021: Burkina Faso recently approved the commercial use of its...
Ancient millet grains found in 2,000-year-old tomb in NW China

Ancient millet grains found in 2,000-year-old tomb in NW China

Read full article By @ CGTN Photo Credit:  China News Chinese archeologists have unearthed a cache of cereals from a tomb dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 25) in the southwestern province of Shaanxi. The yellow seeds, which had clumped together to...
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