Farmers Struggle to Fight Fall Armyworms, Experts Push for Bio-Tech Varieties

Problems after problems. Winter cropping farmers are now enduring another pain. After being subjected to cyclone Freddy which swept away crops and livestock early this year, farmers are still struggling.

Fall Armyworms Attack 7950 Hectares in Thyolo

Agriculture authorities in Thyolo say the fall armyworms have attacked 7, 950 hectares of crops in the district.

FAW Destroy 368, 000 Ha of Maize

As has been the case with the past three consecutive farming seasons in South and Central African countries, this farming season Fall Armyworm (FAW) have also affected maize crop within the region.

Early Planting Contains Fall Armyworm – Agriculturalist

An expert in agriculture, Tamani Nkhono Mvula, says early planting could help containing Fall Armyworms that have raised havoc in the country in recent years.


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