THE FALL ARMY WORM BATTLE by Kudzai Mafuwe

Now that we are fast approaching the next maize farming season in Zimbabwe, I know many farmers will be, seeking for solutions to this problem as they did before. Farmers would be encouraged to start right from regular pest scouting before the outbreaks occur. This is because the fall army worm (FAW) can be most effectively controlled while the larvae are small, therefore early detection of this pest and proper timing of an insecticide application are most critical. Read More …