Sorghum production guide

Sorghum is a traditionally important crop in Zimbabwe that can be grown in marginal areas where maize my not thrive. Sorghum is more nutritious than maize and is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. It contains dietary fibre and has higher protein, calcium and iron content. In Zimbabwe sorghum is an important cereal crop ranked … Continue reading Sorghum production guide

Shona guide on groundnut harvesting and post harvest handling for lead farmers

Peanut or groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an important economic crop in the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Its global production reaches up approximately 39.9 million metric tons per year, according to a report by FAO in 2015. However, one of the major problems in peanut production is the contamination with Aspergillus and aflatoxins. Aflatoxins are of great concern due … Continue reading Shona guide on groundnut harvesting and post harvest handling for lead farmers