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New pig genetics and AI services introduced

As demand for pork rises in the country, pig farming is gaining popularity owing to its low capital requirements and high returns. Farmers Choice...

Phone Apps for Smart Farmers.

The surge in smartphone ownership is riding on the back of the over 90 per cent mobile penetration in the country, according to...

Drones in agriculture

Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are being used to get visual images of rice fields and to gather information more accurately. Rice researchers have...

Vegetables saved my life and keep me healthy

He is one of the few people in the world who suffer from Dermatological Myositis, an auto immune disease, which is a devastating illness....
An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

Tips on how to curb Armyworm

Recently, FAW has spread to Southern and Eastern Africa and has brought havoc to maize farmers. In Kenya, the fall armyworm (Spodopterafrugiperda) is becoming a...

NEW PHONE APP GUIDES PASTORALISTS TO GREEN PASTURES AND WATER.

Afriscout – a revolutionary phone application for pastoralists to find pasture and water using the power of satellite and mobile technology has been  launched...
There is hope in Agriculture for the youth.

There is hope in Agriculture for the youth.

With the growing level of unemployment, influence in drugs and high crime rate as a result of fruitlessness after many years in school without...

Honey Care launches new product line to create market for smallholder farmers

Honey Care Africa has launched A new range of re-branded honey and healthy snack products. David Gachoki, Chief Executive Officer, Honey Care while unveiling the...
Solar aquaponics poultry

Solar aquaponics poultry

When Mr Samuel Sikuku looks at his farm located in the rocky hills of Kandaria Location, Lower Nyakach in Kisumu County, he marvels at...
Online training for fish farmers

Online training for fish farmers

People wanting to establish fish farms can now access information and training at the click of a button. Farm Africa, a non-governmental organisation, has...
An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

An App to give knowledge support in the fight of Fall Armyworm.

A mobile application has been launched to enable farmers, agricultural workers and other partners to the fight against fall armyworm in Africa. The app by...
The path for Downy mildew and Botrytis gets harder.

The path for Downy mildew and Botrytis gets harder.

Farmers who have been battling with downy mildew and botrytis recently received a boost with the launch of NoPath by Koppert Biological Systems. Its...

Unique red fleshed apples hit the Australian apple market.

IFORED Consortium members have developed and harvested new apples with coloured flesh, from pink to intense red. The production, developed under the Kissabel® project, is...

Where does that fruit salad you eat come from? Experts warn that it is...

When was the last time you asked about the source of that fruit salad you enjoy after every meal? Are the tomatoes and kales...
New vaccine to counter Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Disease launched

New vaccine to counter Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Disease launched

Livestock keepers across the country have a reason to smile following the launch of a new vaccine that seeks to counter the contagious bovine...