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Yoghurt project set to transform dairy farming.

Dairy farmers can now make their own yoghurt in the comfort of their homes, thanks to a new initiative by Jomo Kenyatta University of...

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Optimising protein use of high production dairy cattle

It is estimated that by 2020, the annual demand for milk and dairy products in the developing countries will stand at 391 million tonnes....

Worrying levels of Aflatoxin

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Yieldwise: Rockefeller’s US$130m food loss and food waste initiative

For years, many organisations and governments have focused on food production, where use of quality seed; application of fertilisers and boosting of soil quality...

Farmers to benefit from insurance schemes

President Uhuru Kenyatta said the Government has introduced a crop insurance scheme to cushion farmers from adverse weather conditions. The President disclosed that the insurance...

Insects, the latest craze in animal feeds sector

While insects are well-known for the critical role they play in the environment and in agriculture, a good number of them often find themselves...

Growing maize not profitable for smallholders, study shows

A recent report by researchers in the agricultural sector paints a grim picture of how farmers of this staple crop continue to earn negligible...

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Pastoral Households Facing Drought In Six Counties To Get Insurance Payouts

About 12,000 pastoral households facing drought in six counties are set to benefit from nearly Ksh 215 million in insurance payouts plan by Government...

Zebra melon turning out to be a real money spinner

This fruit has many names and both farmers and consumers have yet to settle on the most appropriate one. But they at least agree...

Greening arid Turkana the Israeli way

Mention Turkana County and what spring to mind are images of a vast barren land where the only surviving vegetation is the drought-tolerant acacia...

Hermetic bags solution to postharvest losses

It’s the dream of every farmer to realise a bumper harvest and sell produce at a good price. At times, storing the crop to...

Drying produce to boost quality and shelf-life

With up to 30 to 40 per cent of the food we produce going to waste after harvest, efforts to prevent these losses are...

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Drying produce to boost quality and shelf-life

With up to 30 to 40 per cent of the food we produce going to waste after harvest, efforts to prevent these losses are...