|RETENTION OF MAIZE ON FARMS PROJECT|
|Monday, 18 April 2011|
The Retention of Maize on Farms project has just been completed.
SiQ was appointed by the Maize Trust to conduct a survey to obtain accurate figures and trends regarding the retention of maize on farms. The time frame of the project was 3 years which started in March 2008.
The total storage capacity (excluding silo bags) of the November 2011 telephonic survey was 1 657 773 tons, representing on-farm storage facilities (non-commercial) ofapproximately 2 000 producers.