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Disseminating extension messages to tobacco growers through contact group sessions, Farmer Field Schools (FFS), individual farmer visits, on-farm trainings, filed days, result demonstrations, newsletters, brochures, leaflets, radio programs, video films, and outreach seminars
Recent Outreach Training in dedza
The tobacco nursery sowing training is a crucial component of successful tobacco farming, providing essential knowledge and skills to aspiring tobacco growers. During this training At Robi, in Dedza, participants learn the art of seedbed preparation, the selection of high-quality tobacco seeds, and the precise sowing techniques that are essential for cultivating healthy and robust tobacco seedlings. They also gain insights into proper nursery management practices, including irrigation, pest and disease control, and nutrition. Furthermore, the training emphasizes the importance of maintaining optimal environmental conditions in the nursery to ensure uniform germination and early growth of tobacco plants. Armed with this expertise, participants are well-equipped to embark on a tobacco farming journey that begins with strong, healthy seedlings, setting the stage for a successful and sustainable tobacco crop.
Recent Radio Programs
The Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) recently initiated an informative radio program tailored specifically for tobacco farmers. This program aims to bridge the gap between agricultural research findings and the practical needs of tobacco growers. Through a series of engaging broadcasts, tobacco farmers are now gaining access to the latest research insights, cultivation techniques, and market trends relevant to their industry. ARET’s commitment to knowledge dissemination ensures that farmers receive up-to-date information that can enhance their productivity and sustainability while promoting responsible tobacco farming practices. This radio program serves as a vital tool in empowering tobacco farmers to make informed decisions and navigate the ever-evolving landscape of tobacco agriculture.