We are visiting John's farm in Jinja, Uganda for the first episode of the new series. We look at the maize disease MLND, planting vegetables for profit, keeping healthy chickens, planting beans, growing sunflowers and soil testing.
In today's episode we look at growing maize. Maize is grown across the country and gets a good price at market. However, it can also have problems with diseases and pests. We learn about MLND, using certified seeds, using the correct fertiliser and proper storage.
In Uganda the weather patterns are changing and becoming harder to predict. This is because of climate change. To be a successful farmer it is important to understand these changes.
On Robert and Joy’s shamba in Jinja, Uganda we learn about feeding cows correctly, premixing your own feed and fodder. We also learn about growing bananas, biosecurity and soil testing.
In this episode we learn about how to keep broiler chickens for a successful business. We learn about feeding correctly, keeping a clean house, vaccinating and stopping disease by keeping good hygiene.
We visit Peter and Mary at their shamba in Iganga, Uganda. We learn how to identify a good layer in your chickens, proper cow feed to increase milk production and good nutrition for the whole family.
Learn about growing bananas, passion fruit and mangoes, as well as treating and controlling pests and diseases which cause problems with selling and will lead to bad business.
We are in Eastern Uganda, Busoga region at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing.
In Uganda almost half of our children are not fed correctly, which costs families alot every year because of illnesses and other problems. It is important to choose the right food.