Category: Crop Pest & Diseases

Practical training to boost agricultural yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo

Ghanaian farmers, agro-processors and aquaculture companies will get expert practical advice on improved farming methods for better yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo in August. The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa, and SMARTFactories expo, will bring local and international experts to Accra to present the latest trends and techniques for improved farming and agro-processing. In the Farmers’… Read more →

Relax Ghanaian Farmers: Let the Robots Do the Crop Spraying

Need an Agriculture Spray Drone? Talk to AcquahMeyer Aviation. The tech startup which is based in Ghana and Germany provides professional crop spray services for farmers and agribusinesses! AcquahMeyer Aviation will be exhibiting their professional drone mapping services during the upcoming exciting Value-Added Agriculture/Acquaculture Expo West Africa from 2-4th August, 2018 at the Providence  Events Centre, Near Trade Fair, La. Register to attend the… Read more →

Advisory Tips: Fall Armyworm (FAW) on Farms

We have received reports ( from farmers) of the emergence of Fall Armyworm across some farming communities in Ghana. Note: Fall Armyworm (FAW) causes damage by feeding on both vegetative and reproductive structures of crops. Remember: Early detection of fall armyworm infestation on your farm is key. Make sure you undertake effective monitoring and use the threshold criteria to determine… Read more →