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September 15th, 2016 / AllAfrica.com

Newly-released drought-tolerant hybrid maize seed has reportedly run out of stock from the eight supplier-companies–except one–contracted to multiply and market it, Seeds of Gold has exclusively learnt.

The stock-out, which comes ahead of the second planting season, has raised concern across the farming community.

Farmers are also bracing themselves against any dry spells similar to the previous season, which have adversely impacted the country. See more