FAO Lesotho 2011 (13/67)
26 January 2011, Berea District. The farm of Thabang Mokone who has been practising conservation Agriculture since 2004.Thabang and his wife, Machomanyane farms at Ha Mamathe. Using conventional farming methods, his maize yield was 60-80kg for the 2.6 acres he cultivated each year. Despite varying weather conditions, Thabang manged to increase his yield to 800kg in 2009/2010. A simple line spacer indicated the maize spacing. The seed is planted with a precise application of fertilizer.
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