Small seed packets could play big role in Africa’s battle against drought


If more small farmers in Africa’s drought-prone regions grew improved varieties of dryland crops, their communities would be better prepared for prolonged dry spells and scarce rain As the world considers long-term solutions to mitigate the impact of the next drought, drought-resistant crops are often mentioned as part of the solution. The concept has been…

North Wales cattle battle for commercial honours at Limousin show


ROYAL Welsh deja vu permeated the commercial classes at the 2011 National Limousin Show as two Llanelwedd winners battled for the main silverware. Jager Bomb, a 13-month Limousin x steer from Tecwyn Jones, renewed his rivalry with Minnie M, 14-month-old Limousin x heifer from Nantglyn’s Glyn Howatson. In the event both had to give way…

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