Farmers Using Ash As Fall Armyworms Devastate Maize Crops in Gulu

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The fall armyworms on a maize crop in Paibona Sub County. Photo by Emmy Daniel Ojara

The fall armyworms on a maize crop in Paibona Sub County. Photo by Emmy Daniel Ojara

In short
With no options due to lack of agricultural extension workers and entomologists to offer advice to the farmers over the worms in their areas, farmers in their wisdom have locally started using ash with intentions to prevent the damage of the worms on the crops as well as contain further attacks.

 

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