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October 8th, 2018 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

B4FA Fellow Michael Ssali writes:

Pests are a big nuisance to farmers because, among other things, they reduce crop production.

To overcome the problem, farmers often resort to buying pesticides which are poisonous chemicals manufactured to kill the pests. They may be dusted or sprayed on the crop to prevent pest attack.

The farmer, is however, expected to know that it is extremely important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions when applying the pesticides. Read more