Malawi farmers advised to plant Mosanto seeds for better yields

A strong appeal has gone out to farmers in Malawi’s southern district of Chiradzulu and other surrounding areas to be planting seeds which easily adapt to climate change.

Dennis Kachikho showing monsanto seeds....Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Dennis Kachikho showing monsanto seeds….Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Field visit in progress...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Field visit in progress…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

The southern region marketing officer for one of the leading seed manufacturing companies Monsanto Malawi, Dennis Kachikho, made the appeal Wednesday during a field day visit at Male Village at Mbulumbuzi area in the district.

Kachikho said hunger can easily be defeated in the country if farmers plant hybrid seeds.

“Monsanto seeds are resilient to hot weather and do very well both in the dambo and in upland, as such farmers who have used them have managed to triple their yields, thereby ending hunger in their homes,” he said.

Kachikho said its high time farmers start growing Monsanto seeds “because it is easily marketable”.

A representative for the Chiradzulu district agricultural development office Lusungu Ntokale also advised farmers to plant Monsanto seeds saying is suits different environment.

A farmer who has been using Monsanto seeds Boniface Chipojola, said he has been having bumper yields each and every year

“I can bear testimony that if farmers venture into Monsanto seeds we can end hunger because it gives you triple fields,” he said.

Varieties of maize that Monsanto sells include DKC 80-73, (Mchikumbe Wamkulu), DKC 90-89 (Fumba) and DKC 80-53 (Mkangala).

The theme of the field day visits was, ‘Use Monsanto hybrid to fight climate change.’

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6 thoughts on “Malawi farmers advised to plant Mosanto seeds for better yields”

  1. nshilimubemba says:

    The civilised world don’t like the seed better you stick to the traditional seeds . Some crooks up there would like to rip you off, especially African nations are in a precarious position.

  2. Musaphe Mtundu says:

    Chonde bambo mukupha mtundu wonse wa Malawi. Ignorance is not an excuse coz God has given u access to internet kuti muyang’anire anthu ake. Umenewonso ndi utumiki. Adzakufunsani Ambuye. Goole PLEASE about INFA imeneyi mukuwadyetsa anthu ndi kuwononga mbewu YONSE ya achikumbe. Oooooo bambo chooonde take your job seriously and FEAR GOD. Te seed is the opposite of what u are talking about!

  3. chobesha says:

    If you are a farmer you will agree with me that Mosanto seed varieties is liked by many farmers countrywide. Some of you like making negative comments yet you do not know even a hoe let alone a garden. keep it up Mosanto, we the farmers appreciate the works of your hands

  4. Madziakaphwa says:

    Kachikho a true kasungu nyau dancing boy. You cant stop misleading malawians with your stupid mbeu. Gahena akudikira

  5. Sacks Chilli says:

    Monsato seeds – my foot! Wake up Malawi – the whole civilized world has been holding protests aginst Monsato seeds. The crops coming out of those seeds are what they call inorganic, therefore not good for your health in the long run. Take a few minutes and read about the pros and cons of organic foods and inorganic foods.

  6. zadi says:

    Why mosanto? Mbeu yo wononga nthaka Company image mako akudana mayo ndi imeneyi. Kupha mjuchi kuwononga nthaka

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