Tag: KNUST

KNUST Develops Cassava Harvester

The Agricultural Engineering Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) has developed a special cassava harvester designed to enhance the mechanisation of root and tuber crops cultivation, particularly cassava and yam. The device ‘Tek Mechanical Cassava Harvester’ (TEK-MCH) has been engineered to address the difficulty in commercially harvesting root and tuber crops. Manual harvesting reflects drudgery… Read more →

KNUST to Kickstart Large Scale Fresh Milk Production

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is to begin large-scale production of nutritious fresh milk to generate more revenue for its activities. Professor William Otoo Ellis, the Vice Chancellor, said it has target to produce about 1,500 litres of fresh yoghurt daily for the local market by the middle of the year. It had already secured partnership… Read more →