Milk, maize and manure

    | November 12, 2012

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    In a story from our new writer in Malawi, we hear about Mrs. Meclina Kadzuwa and her mixed farming enterprise. Read about her struggles and successes raising livestock and growing maize below.

    In our second story, we hear how livestock farmers in Namibia have learned that paying close attention to their animals’ health is paying off in the marketplace.

    Our third story comes from Kenya and describes how farmers benefit from hearing weather reports on local radio. We hope this story inspires you to tell us how your radio shows benefit farmers. Please pass along your experiences at

    Finally, we include a news brief about recent flooding in Niger.

    We are very proud to announce that FRW’s Bureau Chief for francophone Africa, Inoussa Maiga, won an award for a story that was recently featured in FRW. Read more below!

    -The Farm Radio Weekly team