The African army worms, which invaded farms in Lunga Lunga early March, have spread to Shimba Hills.

NAIROBI, April 5 (Reuters) - Kenya has sent a team of scientists and other experts to investigate reports of crop-eating caterpillars known as fall armyworms in maize fields in the western region o

Githongo — Turning maize to silage makes sense for dairy farmers and cattle - but could it lead to food shortages?

Wheat, rice, sugar, cotton and maize are among the essential internationally traded crops in the global economy.

South Africa, the continent’s biggest corn producer, may reap the largest harvest of the grain in 36 years as rains improved yields and boost the crop’s size by 83 percent from last year, the Crop

Scientists have urged the government to approve genetically modified maize after trials in Uganda showed resistance to fall armyworm invasion.

HARARE – Zimbabwe, which is recovering from drought and battling a pest outbreak that threatens its maize crop, has budgeted $140-million (R1,8-billion) to buy maize from farmers for its strategic

Kenya is withholding approval for field trials of genetically-modified corn because some officials argue that a ban on GMO imports applies to controlled growing tests as well, according to a person

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) released its assessment of national policies and the vulnerability of industries to climate change in selected sub-sectors in Egypt, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa.

Zimbabwe's response to the outbreak of the fall armyworm has been hampered by farmer's lack of information and pesticides to fight it.

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