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Maize drying within a day: How farmers' shortcuts are risking ugali lovers lives

Some hoteliers have suspended the ‘ugali saucer’ tradition as part of cost-cutting measures aimed at keeping their businesses afloat.

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What you need to know:

  • “Sometimes we are forced to use insecticides to hasten the grains’ drying process… Maize dries within a day,” said Mark Wasike*, a farmer from Trans Nzoia County.