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Why My Avocado Trees Start Fruiting at Only 14 Months

For engaging in several farming ventures that have yielded little success, a Nandi farmer has earned himself the nickname, Gambler Farmer. But...

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Why My Avocado Trees Start Fruiting at Only 14 Months

For engaging in several farming ventures that have yielded little success, a Nandi farmer has earned himself the nickname, Gambler Farmer. But...

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Seven Steps To Making Silage

Surplus green forage such as Napier grass, maize trimmings or grass should be conserved for use during the dry seasons.

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

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How to use agrochemicals correctly

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Pig disease ravaging Chinese herds

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Raising healthy chicken free of antibiotics and pathogenic bacteria

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Seven Steps To Making Silage

Surplus green forage such as Napier grass, maize trimmings or grass should be conserved for use during the dry seasons.

7 questions you should ask yourself before starting a new greenhouse

Greenhouse farming is a fast-growing trend in Kenya with many small and large scale farmers investing in the technology. Before the introduction...

How fodder planning boosts milk yield

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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...

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...

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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...