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How to tackle soil-borne diseases

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Why you should take goat milk

Not many Kenyans have ever tasted goat milk or its products. This is so and yet there is wholesome goodness in this precious food....

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A vast majority of businesses, at various points in their life cycle, require an injection of finance from an external source. Businesses need financing...
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Yvonne shows you how to be a successful farmer and an exporter.

Becoming an exporter was not on the mind of Yvonne Otieno when she leased a one-and-a-half acre farm to grow crops. All...

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How to tackle soil-borne diseases

You have done everything possible, including using enough fertiliser, top dressing, foliar feed, herbicides, fungicides and all, and even ensured your plants are well...

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DAIRY

Insure your cow to avoid heartbreak

Losing your dairy animal can be very traumatising. It could not only impact on your daily milk production, but also on your whole livelihood....

Using ICT to monitor cow signals and improve productivity

A majority of dairy farmers in Africa perform badly due to poor record keeping and information management. Managing records...

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PEST & DISEASES

How to use agrochemicals correctly

“When you first receive a product, ensure you check the expiry date and if it has expired, return it to the manufacturer. He...

Pig disease ravaging Chinese herds

African Swine Fever (ASF), the deadly disease that has been ravaging China’s pork industry, has spread right across the entire Asian country.

Raising healthy chicken free of antibiotics and pathogenic bacteria

The population in East Africa like any other developing country is rapidly growing and is characterized by rural-urban migration. With more...

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AGRI-TECHNOLOGY & MECHANISATION

How to use agrochemicals correctly

“When you first receive a product, ensure you check the expiry date and if it has expired, return it to the manufacturer. He...

Avocado seeds Medicinal?

An extract from the seeds of avocados exhibited anti-inflammatory properties in a laboratory study, according to Penn State (USA) researchers, and it represents a...

Using ICT to monitor cow signals and improve productivity

A majority of dairy farmers in Africa perform badly due to poor record keeping and information management. Managing records...

Tips on making the most use of sunlight on your farm

There are various approaches that can be used to get the best out of sunlight on the farm. The most basic approach that you...

Africa and the Rest of The world

Africa

Yvonne shows you how to be a successful farmer and an exporter.

Becoming an exporter was not on the mind of Yvonne Otieno when she leased a one-and-a-half acre farm to grow crops. All...

What producers and exporters need to know before exporting avocados

Kephis, the government parastatal responsible for the quality of agricultural inputs and produce, has lately introduced new requirements to guide avocado farmers and traders...

Cassava seed inspectors get training

Over 70 agricultural extension officers in Tanzania, were trained on cassava seed inspection and certification, to boost the number of experts working with the...

Africa’s first Agri-tech innovation Incubator good news for smallholders

The World Bank, Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture and other partners have announced plans to launch Africa’s first Agri-tech innovation incubator in the next three...

Rest of the world

Pig disease ravaging Chinese herds

African Swine Fever (ASF), the deadly disease that has been ravaging China’s pork industry, has spread right across the entire Asian country.

Kenya signs agricultural working group pact with the Netherlands

Kenya and the Netherlands yesterday signed the terms of reference for their bilateral cooperation in agriculture. The Cabinet Secretary for...