34 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 60 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 11>> For example, you are evaluate a field with 30-inch rows and counted 24 ears (per 17' 5" = row section). 19 0 obj endobj For a 30 bag per acre crop this is 160 Kg of nitrogen. <> <>/F 4/Dest[ 34 0 R/XYZ 69 720 0] /StructParent 8>> Maize Yields (90 Kg-bags/acre) 24 25 30 26.3 Sale price (Ksh/90 Kg-bag) 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 Productions costs 31,332 29,662 20,120 27,038 endobj TNAU vermicompost at 5 t/ha + 75% recommended dose of fertilizer for intercropping of maize and cowpea produces green fodder yield of 105 t/ha/yr ( 3 crops/ year) which is sufficient to maintain 7 adults and 3 young cattles. endobj endobj While many farmers struggle to get a ton (1000 kilograms) from an acre of maize, Maali gets over 3000 kilograms (over 30-100kg bags) per acre. kg per acre. endobj 38 0 obj Resistant to Grey Leaf Spot & Maize Streak Virus. 32 0 obj <>/F 4/Dest[ 36 0 R/XYZ 69 533 0] /StructParent 9>> www.Farmers.co.ke is the site for authoritative multimedia agricultural and agribusiness content. endobj 11.SOWING METHODS Maize can be sown on both flat soils as well as on the ridges. endobj 0. At least 40% of the HUs are experienced during these three months, so it is critical for farmers to plant their crop as early as possible to capitalise on the HUs. <> endobj endobj 9 0 obj Maize for Grain Economics The economics of growing maize for grain are dependent on growing costs, crop yield and the price received per tonne of grain ($/tonne). Extra-early maturity. endobj 20 0 obj The average per acre maize yield has been at 690 kg in 2005, 638 kg in 2006, 857 kg in 2007 and 732 kg in 2008.. It fuels crop growth and development and needs to be readily available. Ridges are made 75 cm apart with a . 29 0 obj The world's total maize yield was estimated at 412.39 tonnes per ha in 2020. 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The minimum amount realizable from a … endobj Sadique Maize Yield Per Acre. :�Q�P�CN��BS��H)�(3Y�4��Tl���6���v�T�(�CX �eM+�aU��Z�=���v��A�������e6�.l�DL[�6����=8QJB�t)HUu�EJY�4ƤF ����? 12 0 obj 3 Recommendations. As Sadique attests, embracing modern methods of farming through expert advice is how to reap maximum benefits and profits from your farm. endobj <> endobj 16 0 obj This content is copyright protected! 30 0 obj Crop still yields well even during the drought season and is tolerant to major leaf diseases. Duraid K. Al-Taey. 1) 2) Variety Selection - Earliness and Yield ������%��&_ 8 0 obj Twenty five to thirty cartloads of farmyard manure or compost should be ploughed into the soil before the sowing. ����㯟��0$2���-CR?�X�^ �{a¿q�������d�k��^-�~u�r7�S���-�M�]�_��\x"��lܐd> Machines are available to separate the seeds. 22 0 obj 23 0 obj For obtaining high yield, the maize crop should be heavily manured. 7 0 obj 40 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 73 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 13>> <>>> <> <>/ExtGState<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 67 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 23>> The dung obtained from these animals can be used for on farm production of 19.4 tonnes of vermicompost per year. 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All Rights Reserved. One can be conservative and take off 10% for over estimation and harvesting losses to arrive at a final yield rounded off estimation of 2,9 t/ha. Nitrogen fuels growth and crop yield. <> 10 Kgs per acre: Climatic Conditions: Drought-Tolerant: Spacing: 30 x 75 cm: Yield Potential: 3,000 – 4 ,000 kg per acre: Other Attributes: Resistant to Grey Leaf Spot & Maize Streak Virus. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. Specially developed to be grown in Striga weed prone areas. 5 AGRONOMY tractor drawn ridger. Resistant to common leaf diseases and yields well during the drought season. 20th Dec, 2018. Yield (bushels per acre) equals (ear number) x (average row number) x (average kernel number) divided by 89.605* = bushels per acre *or multiply by 0.01116; Repeat the procedure for at least four additional sites across the field. Likewise, people ask, what is average maize yield per hectare? 37 0 obj The average predicted yield for the region of 244 ± 4 bushels/acre (15,316 ± 251 kg/ha) projected for 2050, assuming yield increases observed for the past 60 yr continue, would not be possible with projected increases in VPD, creating a water ceiling to maize yields. In the UK, a crimped maize output of 12t/ha (@ 65% DM) is possible. endobj endobj endobj endobj Cost of one kilogram maize is Rs.400. endobj metabolisable energy content of 14.0-14.5 MJ/kg DM. Maize yields over 18 tonnes per acre 2014-10-15. HIGH-SPEC DRY BEANS FOR A HIGHLY SPECIALISED INDUSTRY. 1961 - 2017. As a guide, the approximate fixed and variable costs to grow maize for grain are shown in this table. 18 0 obj 4 0 obj An acre harvesting should be ploughed into the soil before the sowing small seed will further. The crop outer cover of the world 's total maize yield per hectare per each delayed week dung. 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