The Fall Army Worm (FAW), a destructive and dreadful crop pest which poses a great threat to food security, was spotted in the Gambia some months ago.
Ongwediva-The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has warned that the country is likely to experience a second armyworm outbreak in a row, following last year’s one.
A crop munching worm that can fly up to 100 km (60 miles) at night is spreading rapidly across Africa, threatening food production and the livelihoods of millions of farmers already struggling with
Rwanda's Ministry of Agriculture will introduce new banana varieties that are resistant to bacterial wilt to mitigate the effects the disease, which has spread across large swathes of the banana be
At least 400 hectares of maize field in Tanzania’s northern district of Arusha are on the brink of destruction after an invasion of fall armyworms, destructive pests that are threatening food secur
At least 400 hectares of maize field in Tanzania's northern district of Arusha are on the brink of destruction after an invasion of fall armyworms, destructive pests that are threatening food secur
Blantyre District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), Linda Mphande Wednesday confirmed that a total of 2,843 hectares of maize fields has been affected by Fall Army Worms.
After a period of slow growth, agricultural production grew by 8 per cent in 2017.
Mwanza — THE government has reported an invasion of a dangerous crop killer worms that have since destroyed some farms around the country.
Over 4000 hectares of maize field has been affected by fall army worms in Balaka with 39 percent of the crop heavily damaged, the District’s Agriculture Development Office (DADO) has disclosed.
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