Mighty Millets

Mighty Millets

Read the full article by Kavitha Devgan in The Pioneer Rich in fibre, protein, B vitamins and other nutrients, Millets are making a big comeback in urban diets as an extremely versatile and sustainable food choice, writes Kavita Devgan, as she makes a case for these...
UNR Researchers Study Crops That Could Be Used For Beer

UNR Researchers Study Crops That Could Be Used For Beer

Original Article from 2News by Paul Nelson Researchers with the University of Nevada’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources say sorghum holds the answers to the production of drought-resistant crops. The crop originated in Africa, so they...
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...
Millet Production Is On the Rise, and So Are the Pests That Eat It

Millet Production Is On the Rise, and So Are the Pests That Eat It

Ruparao T. Gahukar, Ph.D., of Arag Biotech in Maharashtra, India, Gadi V.P. Reddy, Ph.D., of Montana State University, published a profile of millet insect pests in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management because they saw a need for information on a...
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