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Pesticide Selection Tool now available

Pesticide Selection Tool now available

This Pesticide Selection Tool (PST), available here, can be used to formulate recommendations for farmers, to assist farmers and sector professionals to make the right choices and to select products which actually provide the best result for the most favourable price...

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Second batch of VEGCAP super trainers training held in February

Second batch of VEGCAP super trainers training held in February

The second session of the “VEGCAP Super Trainers Training” programme was held from 5 to 9 February 2018 at Heho in Southern Shan State. Mr. Derk van Balen from Wageningen Plant Research covered subjects related to crop rotation, soil quality and soil health and visual...

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Successful EWS field day for tomato growers in Pwint Phuyu

Successful EWS field day for tomato growers in Pwint Phuyu

Around 65 tomato farmers came to the field day organised by the East-West Seeds (EWS) Knowledge Team in Pwint Phuyu (Magway Region) on Tuesday 16 January. The field day was conducted in the field of one of the demonstration plots under the Veg Impact Cluster project....

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U Tin Htut Oo, Chairman of the VSAT visits the Netherlands

U Tin Htut Oo, Chairman of the VSAT visits the Netherlands

From 28 September until 2 October Mr Tin Htut Oo, Chairman of the Vegetable Sector Acceleration Taskforce, visited the Netherlands. He is also the Chairman of Agriculture Group of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., a publicly listed Myanmar company in Singapore and CEO of...

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Vegetable Sector Acceleration Taskforce held meeting in NPT

Vegetable Sector Acceleration Taskforce held meeting in NPT

Frank Joosten of Advance Consulting presented the main objectives and planned activities of the Dutch Vegetable Sector Support programme during the meeting of the VSAT core group. He explained that the programme started in early 2017 and has two complementary sets of...

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