Malawi has received wide spread planting rains and Demeter seed planted germinating and producing a good stand of plants.
The emerging food crop is however being challenged by the aggressive Fall Army Worm. Early discovery is very important in order to be able to control this predator in this year’s crop. Read more here.
Future control lies in biological control and crop rotation with other crops like legumes, sorghum and sunflower. Demeter seed is preparing for this and seed productions to meet future seed needs have been planted.