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Grain Amaranth - the drought-beater

Milk and manure
  • From weed to wonder crop
  • Getting the attention it deserves
  • Fast mover
  • Bringing in the grain
  • Winnowing
  • Nutritious and digestible
  • Milk and manure
  • Income generation

Milk and manure

Sammy Tiego uses the plant residues to feed to his dairy cattle. They are highly nutritious and have brought increased milk production. He uses cattle manure to fertilise the crop, while Alice has used poultry droppings to increase her grain yield.

picture credit: Pius Sawa

 

 

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