Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Farmers oppose seed price, contract farming

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Citizen Reporters

Kahama/Mwanza. The widely accepted contract farming system now faces stiff opposition in Shinyanga and Simiyu regions, where cotton farmers reportedly issued public statements opposing the system.

People who claim to be cotton farmers have publicly denounced both the system and the quality seeds produced by Quton Seed (T) Limited, which were highly recommended during a series of stakeholders meetings in the western cotton growing zone.

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