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How to Harvest 30 Bags and Above of Maize in One Acre of Land

Maize is a staple food in kenya as it is used in making ugali and feeds for feeding livestock.

Seedbed preparation

Prepare your field during dry season to enable the weeds to dry up. You can use tractor or oxen to prepare you land.make sure the soil is finely tilth to enable easier germination.

Carryout soil sampling to know the right fertilizer to use if soil to acidic use lime type of fertilizer.

Begin planting your maize at the onset of rain season .make holes with rows of 2ft and spacing of 20_25cm from one plant to another, place 6gms of DAp fertilizer in every hole and cover lightly before placing the seeds. 120kg dap fertilizer is enough in on acre.

After two weeks of germination , do gupping, and carryout weeding immediately the weeds begin to appear.

Topdress your maize twice when the maize are 150cm high using CANand the second topdressing is done during silking stage when the maize are about to flower.

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