Bruce Shepherd in a field of maize© Karen Edwards
Last month I wrote about the fall armyworm and its invasion into my district.  The pest likes young maize plants but fortunately, it has left my maize and soya crops alone.  Time will tell what the economic impact of this pest will have on crop production in Africa – mature maize plants may be less palatable to armyworm but it is a target for theft. As the ear starts to develop is moves into what we call the “green mealie” […]