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Improved practices boost milk production in Nakuru County

Dairy farmers in Nakuru County have recorded increased milk production and sales in the past two years, due to the adoption of...

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

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 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...

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Ready market for sunflower and soya farmers in Nakuru

“Our challenge has been the marketing of our farm produce, but with the Bidco partnership, most of us will be encouraged to go back into sunflower and soya farming,”

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Improved practices boost milk production in Nakuru County

Dairy farmers in Nakuru County have recorded increased milk production and sales in the past two years, due to the adoption of...

Cow comfort equals more milk: what to do

Cow comfort is the cornerstone to a longer and productive lifespan of the animal. A healthy cow will produce more milk and live...

Do you know why your cow may not be calving?

Reproductive failure or infertility in dairy cattle is a common problem that many farmers have to deal with. Some have quit the...

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...

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Pests,Diseases and Advice

PEST & DISEASES

NYS to combat desert locusts in Kenya

The National Youth Service (NYS) is now being recruited to help combat the desert locusts, which have so far invaded a whopping...
Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a new bioprotection portal to boost plant health needs and pave way for a safer and healthier food system.

New bioprotection portal guides farmers on best biopesticide to use

Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a new bioprotection portal to boost plant health needs and pave way for...

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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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...

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.

Africa and the Rest of The world

Africa

Kenya, Tanzania rank high on animal welfare in Africa

Kenya and Tanzania have edged out other African countries on animal welfare ranking, a new report shows. Releasing the...

Agri-Food Tech & Innovation Summit in Durban, South Africa

Speakers will explore the upsurge in new thinking and the game changing developments in agri practices and technology and what is needed to truly scale these innovations to reach smallholder farmers and agribusinesses, with a focus on what it will take to get the developing world’s.

New bioprotection portal guides farmers on best biopesticide to...

Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a new bioprotection portal to boost plant health needs and pave way for...

Be innovative to solve food insecurity and wastage in...

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

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...