Prevailing conditions are favourable for maize production in most parts of the Country. Harvesting has commenced in most regions apart from North Rift and some parts of south Rift. Harvesting is expected to continue in August with favourable yields expected. There has been a reduction in FAW infestations due to enhanced rainfall and chemical spraying. However, extremely wet conditions adversely affected beans production in most parts of the country. Prevailing wet conditions in the Central highlands led to rotting and delayed harvesting. Wheat production is favorable in most of the growing areas although heavy rains resulted in late planting. Wholesale prices of most commodities continued to decline.National Crop Conditions Bulletin -July
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Prevailing conditions are favorable for maize production in most parts of the Country. The government fertilizer subsidy program has also contributed to favorable maize performance. There has been a reduction in FAW infestation due to intensive rainfall received in most parts of the Country. However, extremely wet conditions adversely affected beans production in most parts of the country. Frost occurrence in the Central highlands also affected beans production leading to rotting. Wheat production is favorable in most of the growing areas. Wholesale prices of most commodities continued to decline.
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