Going against the grain with sorghum pays off for farmer

Going against the grain with sorghum pays off for farmer

Read full article By Rumbidzai Zinyuke, Manicaland Bureau @ Herald Photo Credit: Herald While hundreds of farmers in Buhera district are counting their losses this season because of the heavy rains that have washed away their crop, one farmer will be smiling all the...

Biotechnology and Food Security using millets in Iran

Dr Babak Nakhoda, Head, Department of Molecular Plant Physiology, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran talks in this video (in Farsi) about the agricultural challenges in Iran and the need for smart foods like millets. A major issue is climate change...
Pearl Millet can Withstand Climate Change Chaos Better than Wheat

Pearl Millet can Withstand Climate Change Chaos Better than Wheat

Read full article By AzoCleantech @ AzoCleantech Photo Credit: Pixabay In recent years, agriculture and climate experts have been warning that extreme climate events such as severe droughts with frequent heatwaves reduce the production of significant staple food crops...
4 incredible health benefits of eating Millet

4 incredible health benefits of eating Millet

Read full article By Berlinda Entsie @ PluseGhana Photo Credit: Pulse Ghana Millets are a highly nutritious cereal grain in Ghana. The superfood is one of the oldest cultivated cereal grains and has been widely grown and consumed throughout Southeast Asia and Africa...
From West Africa, here comes the next miracle grain: fonio

From West Africa, here comes the next miracle grain: fonio

Read full article By Augusta Dwyer @ Landscape News Photo Credit:  Hamidou Guindo found that farmers can almost double their yields of fonio by adapting principles from CRFS’s System of Rice Intensification (SRI) methodology. Originally developed in Madagascar in the...
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