Tag Archives: Maize

At the forefront in war against ‘cereal’ killer

In a region where the youth have apparently shirked farming despite the soaring poverty, Mercy Mwende Onyango stands out as an island. She’s leading the way in embracing technology. And she hopes that her agricultural exploits will not only silence … Continue reading

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Norway allows import of genetically-modified maize for food

OSLO, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) — In a big shift from the position held by the previous government, the current Norwegian government will open the door for genetically-modified maize to be imported for food, the Norwegian news agency NTB reported on … Continue reading

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StrigAway Imazapyr Resistant maize has changed my farming fortunes

I come from Itando village in Chavakali division of Vihiga district in Western Kenya. I have been a farmer since 2003. I practice what you would call intensive farming. I grow a mixture of crops like avocado, sweet potatoes, various … Continue reading

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