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FarmBiz TV :Amaranth/Mchicha farmers raise earnings by picking weed for cash and producing seeds.

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By John Matava

Despite Amaranth/Mchicha being a weed, farmers have commercialised it and are now switching from growing the common amaranth vegetable leaves to producing its seeds, which is generating far higher earnings. Amaranth is known for its hardiness in harsh climatic conditions and against pests and diseases

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