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National Treasury directed to release Ksh500 million to the New KCC to purchase excess milk from dairy farmers for conversion into powder for future use.

Will Uhuru’s directive on buying milk save the Dairy farming in Kenya?

In a raft of measures meant to cushion the dairy industry, President Uhuru Kenyatta directed on Tuesday, January 14 that the National Treasury release...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has fired Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Mwangi Kiunjuri, in a Cabinet reshuffle conducted

Mwangi Kiunjuri’s sack, reactions and what it means to food security

President Uhuru Kenyatta has fired Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Mwangi Kiunjuri, in a Cabinet reshuffle conducted Tuesday January, 14. Mr Kiunjuri in charge...
Kenyan tea farmers could breathe a sigh of relief, following directives made by President Uhuru Kenya

President Uhuru announces measures to boost tea farming in Kenya

Kenyan tea farmers could breathe a sigh of relief, following directives made by President Uhuru Kenya during his State of the Nation address in...
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Why students should now choose agricultural studies

The importance of agricultural studies and working in the sector could not have been made clearer than during the Youth Agritalks held...

Huge market for tech that can digitalise African agriculture

The digital services market that supports African smallholders in Africa, which could be worth more than €2 billion (US$2.26bn) remains untapped, a new...

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Will Uhuru’s directive on buying milk save the Dairy farming in Kenya?

In a raft of measures meant to cushion the dairy industry, President Uhuru Kenyatta directed on Tuesday, January 14 that the National Treasury release...

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

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

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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...

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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Five hundred university youth set to receive Microsoft certification

Five hundred students from the University of Nairobi’s College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences will receive digital skills training...

An online network for women agripreneurs

Over 400 women signed up to Africa’s first online platform for female agripreneurs, which was launched in Nairobi, during the 1st AWAN-Afrika Continental...

“Vipimo” Internet of Things Platform for Large Scale Farmers Keen to Lower Their Cost of Operations

Vipimo is a sensor subscription service for farmers who need to make data-driven decisions around water, climate, mobility, and performance of their physical operations.

Make Your Own Charcoal in Six Hours Without Cutting a Tree

The felling of trees to burn charcoal has often been blamed for the mass destruction of forest cover and damage to the environment.

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Be innovative to solve food insecurity and wastage in Kenya, the youth told

Agribusiness players are calling upon the youth to come up with innovative solutions that Kenyan farmers can rely on, to increase food...

Five hundred university youth set to receive Microsoft certification

Five hundred students from the University of Nairobi’s College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences will receive digital skills training...

Zetech to Offer Agribusiness Training to Avocado Farmers

Following the realisation early this year that Kenya cannot supply the Chinese market with the quantity and quality of avocados that the Asian country...

An online network for women agripreneurs

Over 400 women signed up to Africa’s first online platform for female agripreneurs, which was launched in Nairobi, during the 1st AWAN-Afrika Continental...

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...