Grasspea and Finger Millet pre-breeding get a boost

Grasspea and Finger Millet pre-breeding get a boost

Read the original article in Croptrust.org Plant breeders need genetic diversity in order to improve the yield and nutritional quality of crops and adapt them to changing climatic conditions. But that diversity is limited in cultivated grasspea and finger millet....
Farmers Advised To Venture Into Traditional High Value Crops

Farmers Advised To Venture Into Traditional High Value Crops

Read the original article in Kenya News Agency Farmers in Kirinyaga have been advised to adopt new farming technologies as a way of coping with emerging weather changes. The County Crop Development Officer (CCDO), Charles Waweru said the department has started a...
Turning millet into snacks spices up traders’ revenues

Turning millet into snacks spices up traders’ revenues

Elizaphan Gichangi was a trader in different varieties of cereals at his shop in Embu town. His stock included millets, rice and beans. From a kilo of pearl millet which Mr Gichangi buys at Sh70 a kilo, he churns out more than 144 small snacks in form of bars which he...
Sorghum to answer feeds supply needs

Sorghum to answer feeds supply needs

July 1, 2019 Philippines looks at Sorghum to meet the demand for feed. This press release covers the efforts taken up by the Department of Agriculture to boost sorghum production in the country. BUTUAN CITY, July 1 — As the country’s livestock industry...
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