Resources tagged "pests"

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Fall armyworm videos from Access Agriculture

admin December 02, 2018

The Fall armyworm is a caterpillar that was first introduced to West Africa two years ago. Since then it has spread across […]

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Updated Backgrounder on Fall armyworm

admin June 18, 2018

This month, Farm Radio International published an extensively updated version of the Backgrounder on Fall armyworm (FAW) we originally published in October […]

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Guide for safe application of pesticides

admin June 11, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Malawi mentions the possible health effects when people harvest and eat vegetables too soon after applying pesticides. […]

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Plantwise Knowledge Bank

admin February 19, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories and Spotlight discuss pests and diseases that are affecting staple crops such as maize and cash crops like coffee. As […]

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Resources about managing striga

admin January 08, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya discusses using soya beans to manage striga. To better understand striga and to learn about other […]

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Backgrounder: Fall armyworm

admin December 18, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Tanzania highlights what researchers, government, and farmers are doing to prepare for a Fall armyworm infestation. Fall […]

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Farm Radio Resource Pack #107: Caterpillars, compost, cocoa, and more

admin November 06, 2017

Farm Radio International has just published its latest Resource Pack, featuring scripts and resources on a variety of topics of interest to […]

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Fall armyworm: Resources and information

admin April 24, 2017

The fall armyworm is threatening farmers across Africa, devastating valuable maize harvests, as well as crops such as sorghum, soybeans, groundnuts, and […]

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Integrated pest management tips

admin January 16, 2017

This week, our Farmer story from Malawi describes a difficult choice faced by farmers in Dowa district: pay for expensive pesticides or […]

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Plantwise Knowledge Bank

admin December 12, 2016

Two of our Farmer stories this week discuss beans, which are an important staple crop that is now earning farmers a good […]

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