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Pepino Melon- the hidden treasure.

It has a light-yellow to light-green skin, with purple strips. When ripe, its flesh is golden yellow with a cucumber or melon-like texture. The Pepino...

Finding the ever elusive success in dairy farming

Dairy farming is a rewarding investment but majority of the people treat it too casually to realize any meaningful gain, observes Mwai Karenga, a...

How to make your own natural pesticides

The best time to spray is early in the morning and evening to avoid disintegration from the sun and to killing predators and beneficial...

AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS & GODAN AGREE TO HISTORIC DECLARATION IN KENYA FOR COMPREHENSIVE OPEN DATA...

The Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) initiative together with the Government of Kenya and 15 African Ministers have agreed to a...

value added expo and science congress

Value addition and innovation were themes that rung out simultaneously at the Kenyatta International Conference Center during the better end of May, where a...

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....

Cassava peels as livestock fodder

Cassava is gaining serious recognition these days. Aside from being food for humans and a possible alternative to maize as an industrial crop for...

The wonders of radish for your health and pocket.

At about one-and-a-half feet tall, the evenly distributed vegetation beckons from a distance. And as you get closer, they appear to be changing in...
The conference also coincides with the launch of GODAN’s initiative the Agriculture Open Data Package (AgPack.info)

Nairobi to host Ministerial Conference on Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition and...

Nairobi is set to host a high profile agri-conference,convening business leaders and governments from the G77, including 100 Agriculture Ministers from 14th – 16th...

Kenyan shines again in the 2016 Queen’s Award

Three Kenyan girls aged between 18 and 28 are among the winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme award. Domtila Chesang from Kapenguria in West...

Tomato production

Tomato is one of the most important vegetables grown in Kenya. It is a half-hardy, annual sub-tropical fruit vegetable used in salads or cooked...

Where tractors take a shower before heading to the farm

On an early morning, when most of us head to the bathroom to ready ourselves to go to work, a different category of “workers”...
The three innovators from L-R Anastasia Kaschenko, Beth Koigi and Clare Sewell.

Harvesting water from air made easier

Some 700 million people lack access to clean drinking water worldwide, 319 million of them in sub-Saharan Africa. In Kenya, nearly 12 million people do...

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...

Potato farming under siege from new pest

A new pest poses a major threat to potato farming in the country. Potato Cyst Nematodes (Globodera rostochiensis), commonly called PCN, was first discovered...