Ask Anesi Chishiko about fertiliser, and she points to her goats and her trees. Manure and leaves are all that she folds into the earth on her family farm in Zambia.

Change in cropping practices is required to address the food security issues in Africa. Yet, testing of the performance of such changes, in particular at large scales, often needs significant investments.

The United States hopes that more varieties of its genetically modified corn will be approved for import by Beijing, the U.S. ambassador to China said on Wednesday.

Army worms have destroyed about 1,380 hectares of maize farms in the Sunyani Municipality

Army worms have destroyed about 1,380 hectares of maize farms in the Sunyani Municipality.

Africa’s corn harvest this year is a tale of two extremes as worries about overflowing silos and rotting crops in the south contrast with the east where supermarkets are running short of the staple

More than 1,350 hectares of maize farms in the Central Region have been destroyed by army worms.

South Africa, the continent’s biggest corn grower, will probably increase its forecast for a bumper crop of the staple grain for a third time this year as yields continue to beat expectations.

Ancient Egyptians grew crops including wheat, barley, and vegetables The Oxford encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government has moved to cushion citizens from high maize prices by introducing subsidized flour that will retail at 60 percent less than the current market price.

Makurdi — Farmers in Benue State are worried as army worms wreak havoc on newly cultivated maize farms across the state.

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