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November, 2016

 

Farm Solutions Africa Specialises In:- In Puts,consultancy, Agrirecruiting and Advisory

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Hiring – Branch Manager Duty station – Kampala Reporting – To board of directors Qualification – Diploma or degree in field related to Agriculture Experience – Passionate and focused to the business of Agricultural trade or sales Other qualities: ~ Candidate should be talented in sales and management. ~ Robust and self motivated. ~ Good temperament and capable of representing brand image           of the company. ~ Age limit is 30years.  


ONION RED CREOLE RULES UGANDAN MARKET

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UGANDA ENJOYS RED CREOLE ONIONS: Perfect for salads and sandwiches! Red Creole Onion (Allium cepa) is a brilliant red short day type — best grown in the highlands and low lands of Uganda— with medium sized flattened bulbs. The flavor is pleasantly pungent and not too sweet. A good keeper! (110 days) Approx.4months. Planting and Harvesting Tips: Start seedlings in trays/nursery5-6 weeks before transplanting. Keep trays at room temperature and do not allow to dry out. Transplant outside after the main garden when hardened, spacing 10-15cm apart in all directions.Read More


CONTROL MAIZE WEEVILS AND OTHER GRAIN BORERS IN STORE

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Use Aluminium phosphide 56% TA for Grain storage and pulses http://www.farmsolutionsafrica.com/grain-storage/ Aluminium phosphide is used as a rodenticide, insecticide and fumigant for stored cereal grains. It is used to kill small verminous mammals such as moles, rabbits, and rodents. The tablets or pellets typically also contain other chemicals which evolve ammonia which helps to reduce the potential for spontaneous ignition or explosion of the phosphine gas. Pure phosphine is odorless, but technical grade phosphine has a highly unpleasant odor like garlic or rotting fish, due to the presence of substitutedRead More


Ugandans begin growing and eating Romanian lettuce

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Grow Romaine Lettuce Romaine lettuce is a tasty, popular type of lettuce. Romaine grows in tall heads of sturdy leaves and is very heat tolerant. It gets its name from the Romans, who likely imported it from either Greece or (more likely) Arabia. It is the primary lettuce used in Caesar salads and is popular in many dishes in Middle Eastern cuisine. Nutritionally, Romaine has all of the benefits of most green, leafy foods. It is full of antioxidants as well as trace minerals and fiber. Growing Conditions for Romaine LettuceRead More


USE HERBICIDES TO CONTROL GRASSES IN BROAD LEAVED CROPS

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FUSILADE FORTE-THE WONDER HERBICIDE A selective systemic post-emergence emulsifiable concentrate herbicide for the control of annual and perennial grasses in crops as indicated. For the chemical ripening and eradication of sugarcane as well as the suppression of grass growth and seeding on verges. Fusilade will kill grasses like couch grass, congo signal grass, elephant grass, paspulum,  nut grass and many other grasses. Note: Fusilade is note effective on spear grass CROPS: Beans and all broad leaved legumes Peppers and all members of capsicum Potatoes and all members of tuberosum sppRead More