Demeter Seed available at FISP coupon prices throughout Malawi

To enable farmers to be well prepared for planting when the rains come, Demeter Seed is dispatching seed to close to 900 agro-input shops countrywide.

Seed of maize, legumes and vegetables will be available for various varieties and in selected pack sizes.

For the government  FISP program Demeter Seed is sending out stocks of the following:

  • Maize (in 5kg bags)
    • Mchotsa Nkhawa (ZM523) – medium season
    • Kachamsanga (ZM309) – early
    • Mphangala (MH26) – medium season & hybrid yield
  • Legumes (in 1 kg bags)
    • Sugarbeans – CHUMA
    • Groundnuts
    • Soyabeans
    • Cowpeas

All seed available at FISP coupon prices

Demeter Seed stands out at Blantyre Ag Fair

Once again Demeter Seed was present with a booth at the 15th National Agriculture Fair hosted in Blantyre last week. In it’s continuous effort to communicate good farming practices in Malawi fair’s such as this one play an important role.

This season Demeter Seed is making available a wide range of seeds of maize, legumes and vegetables.  As last year Demeter Seed will also be participating in the FISP program in order to get seed to these farmers in need.

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Demeter improves visibility agricultural service centres

In an effort to assist the Malawi farmer with better crop production,  Demeter Seed is improving the visbility of it’s agricultural service centres throughout Malawi.

Besides being able to source his ag inputs such as seed, fertilizer and chemicals the food producer of Malawi can also get free advice on what crops best to plant, what varieties to choose and how best to plant and look after them.

In the picture is a Demeter ag-input store in Mchinji.







Success with Demeter maize in northern Malawi

Farmers in Kameme in the northern tip of Malawi are ready to reap a good harvest from their maize crops planted with Demeter seed. Applying good crop husbandary and with effective control of the Falla Army Worm (FAW) the plants have grown well and produced good grain filled cobs.


New technical guide to help farmers protect against fall armyworm

A new comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM)-based technical guide produced by international experts will help scientists, extension agents and farmers to tackle the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), which has rapidly spread across the African continent in the last two years, decimating maize crops in its path.

“Fall Armyworm in Africa: A Guide for Integrated Pest Management,” jointly produced by Feed the Future, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize (MAIZE), provides tips on fall armyworm identification as well as technologies and practices for effective control.

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Ants control Fall Army Worm in maize

Farmers in the Balaka region of Malawi have resorted to controlling Fall Army Worm(FAW) in maize with bonya soup. This is a fish soup which attracts ants. They in turn meet the FAW and eat it. Cheap and environmentally friendly.

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