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.
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.
We are in Meru, Tanzania at Lilian's farm. We look at how to improve her rice plantation by using the right amount of fertilisers and manure and do a soil test.
We are in Busoga region in Eastern Uganda 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.
We are in Keroka, Kisii on Moseti's farm. He is having problems with pests and disease with his capsicum and tomato plants so we have brought experts to help him out. We also learn about climate smart agriculture, solar light, good record keeping and soil testing.
We are in Kiatuni Village, Machakos County at Anne's farm. The climate there is dry so there is not much rain. We test her soil, show her how to plant tomatoes and manage pests and diseases, breed a healthy cow, grow African indigenous vegetables and spot fake chemicals.
We are in Embu county at Hellen's farm. We see how to grow tissue culture bananas, the importance of soil testing, how joining a farmer groups can help your shamba and how to improve dairy cows.
We visit Pamela And Joseph in Homa Bay county. Learn about growing fodder crops and their advantages, vaccinating chicken, soil testing and drought resistant crops.
Today we met Dorothy on her shamba in Matasia to learn more about doing a soil test to grow better cabbages, keeping healthy chickens, keeping cows and how to recognise fake chemicals.
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We are on Onesmas and Christine's farm in Machakos to learn more about planting and using fertilisers, keeping sheep and cows, planting tomatoes and learning how to avoid fake chemicals.
We are visiting John's farm in Jinja for the first episode from Uganda in this series. We look at maize disease MLND, planting, chickens, beans, sunflowers and soil testing.
We meet Peter and Ruth from Bomet as we shape up their shamba. We learn how to use Viazi Power to grow bigger, stronger potatoes, how to take a soil test, keep cows for milk, and what to grow for good health.
SSU is in Nabbongo village, in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and certified seeds.