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Main feature Issue 46

How to grow apples and make a killing from it

From only one quarter of an acre, with a little over 300 trees, farmer is reaping sweet rewards

Why farmers should consider Fresian cows

The dairy industry earns farmers Ksh100 billion annually from milk sales, and employs 350,000 people at farm level and over 400,000 people in related activities in the informal sector.

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Inside The Organic Farmer

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EVENTS

CROP FARMING

AVOCADO FARMING

COFFEE FARMING

HORTICULTURE AND FLORICULTURE

VEGETABLE FARMING

RICE FARMING

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DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK

DAIRY

County launches 5-year dairy sector growth plan

A five-year strategic plan to help Nakuru County to fully exploit its potential in the dairy subsector has been put in place.

What you should never forget about hay bales

There are more than 400,000 dairy farmers in Kenya, with the majority keeping dairy cattle on small plots and in the urban...

$6m lab to control livestock diseases to be built

$6 million regional animal health innovation laboratory to cater for farmers in the East African region will be built in Nairobi.

Partnership to ease 2.2-billion litre shortage of dairy products

A partnership between five companies could see an increased production of milk in six counties across Kenya. Corteva Agriscience, Land O’Lakes Venture37,...

Poultry

What to Consider Before Starting a Kienyeji Chicken Enterprise

Chicken farming, whether the indigenous or broiler breed, draws in as much interest and loathing in equal measure from those who have succeeded or...

Fishery

GOAT KEEPING

PIG FARMING

PEST & DISEASES

PEST & DISEASES

ASK ABOUT ANY PEST OR DISEASE

WHAT EXPERTS SAY

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AGRIBUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY

AGRI-TECHNOLOGY & MECHANISATION

$6m lab to control livestock diseases to be built

$6 million regional animal health innovation laboratory to cater for farmers in the East African region will be built in Nairobi.

Agri Frontier launches West Africa office in Nigeria

The agricultural sector in the Central and West African regions will benefit from the newly launched Agri Frontier office in Nigeria.

Wheat researchers set to meet Virtually in October.

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) virtual technical workshop was supposed to take place in Norwich, United Kingdom, earlier this year but...

Digital tool to promote use of fertiliser data launched

Kenyan farmers will easily get information on fertiliser trends following the launch of a digital dashboard to provide critical information on its...

Agribusiness & financing

Why Tanzanian onions are preferred

Farmers have been wondering what makes Tanzanian onions popular with consumers and why are they cheaper?  Ms Grace Awuor...

First virtual fresh produce trade fair records huge success

The first-ever fresh produce virtual trade fair was a tremendous success with 400 exhibitors participating in the three-day event held in the...

Kenya’s avocado farming, and where the profit lies

Exporting avocados to high-value European markets can boost the income of Kenya’s smallholder farmers by 39 percent, a new report says.

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AFRICA & REST OF THE WORLD

Africa

Over 20,000 Africans Implore CS Maina to reject the Kenya-US plastic deal

Greenpeace Africa and its supporters are urging the Ministry of Trade to say no to this deal.

Farmers reap big by restoring degraded forests

Farmers in Ghana are benefiting from a reforestation project financed by the African Development Bank.

Rest of the world

Good news for flower and horticulture sectors

There is a glimmer of hope for both the flower and horticultural sectors, as demand in the international markets begins to bounce...

Kenya sends ‘scents of hope’ in 300 bouquets of flowers to the UK

Kenya has sent a special consignment of 300 bouquets of flowers to the United Kingdom, as a sign of solidarity and compassion...
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