Mphangala maize well suited for Malawi winter

The Demeter Seed maize hybrid Mphangala MH26 is growing well under winter conditions in Malosa of Zomba region. The crop handles the cooler temperatures well. With adequate irrigation the grower can expect good cob setting and grain production.

The second maize crop as nice supplement to the summer crop.

 

Education receiving support

Demeter Seed has donated Mk 50,000 to ABC fun house private schools for students graduation event. In the picture the head master and administrator taking receipt of the gesture.

 

New seed outlets for Malawi

Demeter Seed has opened new retail sales outlets at it’s premises in Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Blantyre. From here the entire range of Demeter field crop and vegetable seeds are available as well as personal service for related questions there might be.

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Blantyre

See you there !

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Mphangala on the go!!!

Demeter Seed stamd ready for giving the information to farmers about Demeter seed attributes in Thondwe Malawi. Also about the very popular white maize hybrid Mphangala / MH26.

For Malawi’s farmers facing harvest pests, the solution’s in the bag

LILONGWE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The harvest months of May and June should be a period of relief for Malawi’s farmers, as they finally reap their crops after battling a prolonged dry spell, attacks by armyworm pests and flooding in some areas.

But many farmers, such as Clement Kasitomu of Dowa district, now face a new worry: Losing as much as 40 percent of their harvest to insects once the crops are in storage.

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Picture: Farmers in Mchinji district, central Malawi, rest near a PICS bag used to store their harvest, November 18, 2017. Photo: Isaac Masingati, Feed the Future Malawi

 

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