organic maize crops
MAIZE crops can be successful in an organic system by modifying crop husbandry and using mechanical weed control. Maize traditionally provided a guaranteed tonnage of forage with reliable high energy content. But since starting the conversion in 1999, low starch in maize has been a problem. He believes dropping P and K fertilizer applications are to blame.
As with conventional maize, seed-bed preparation is crucial. When the seed-bed is warm, May 15 at the earliest, the crop is drilled 7.5cm (3in) deep using a conventional seed drill,
- Location : Nigeria
- Venue : Ikorodu, Lagos State
- Project : Maize Farming