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November 12th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

thumb.aspxB4FA Fellow Lominda Afedraru writes: A study done by National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) Kawanda shows that Uganda faces severe soil nutrient depletion. This is because many farmers keep tilling the land over and over again without applying practices that maintain soil fertility. Therefore, it recommends that small holder farmers maximise fertiliser use alongside organic manure to improve soil nutrients. Read more