THROUGH MOBILIZATION DONE BY HoReCo AGRONOMISTS, COOPERATIVE OF FARMERS ARE EXPECTING THE INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY OF MAIZE IN THE SEASON A,2019/2020.

HoReCo Agronomist and farmer in the maize farm/Kajevuba scheme

Maize is usually harvested at around 35% dry matter content (DM).  farmers said that In the farming season of maize  of last year, they  lost about certain  per cent of production. But, based on the measures taken by farmers with the technical support given by HoReCo  in fighting against FAW and maize other diseases, the yield loss will be lower in the current farming seasonA,2019/2020. The cooperative acting as a link between the rural farmers and the government should represent the rural farmers well by presenting their problems for the government to support the programme of the rural farmers through finances and any other means.

HoReCo Agronomist in Nasho scheme
Rwabashyashya scheme,HoReCo agronomits and farmers

HoReCo agronomists are day to day on the field (schemes or marshlands) mobilizing and helping the rural farmers  of maize through organizing an agricultural or supporting programmes which help in reducing illiteracy among the rural farmers and also develop their knowledge in agricultural activities. This helps them to increase their productivity of maize after being mobilized.

Bahimba scheme,HoReCo Agronomist in maize deseases control
A farmer in his farm controlling maize deseases

This mobilization that HoReCo agronomists conducts through cooperatives, community works and different meetings  in all maize working schemes, support a lot in incorporating new agricultural techniques with the purpose of increasing  maize productivity in their respective schemes.

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