Tag Archives: Maize

Windmill go!

Second generation windmill at Mziza Demo Garden. We installed the windmill last week, letting it run over the weekend to check for any kinks. We hooked on the pumping rod today and a makeshift pump to see if we could get water into the tank. We did get water all the way to the tank, […]

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Farmers see first signs of success

Farmers in Salima are seeing the first signs of successful irrigation. Their 1 acre of maize has pushed through the soil. The sprouts have got them excited for what they will eventually harvest to suplement the rainy season crop.

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Likuni Irrigation underway!

On Friday we began the irrigation training process at NAPHAM’s new site at Likuni in Lilongwe. The irrigation club was well prepared for us, having dug a new well and cleared the first section of their field. First, we went through the initial set up of the pump, a maintenance overview, and how to use […]

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