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Month: September 2021

Farmers embracing Rice Farming

The third main cereal in Kenya behind maize and wheat is rice. The farming of ice is growing at a steady pace in Murang’a County….

Poultry farmers in Migori Undergoing Training

Poultry farmers in Migori County are undergoing training poultry rearing and vaccination of their animals. This is an effort to counter the high demand of…

CS Munya requests Audit in KTDA factories

CS Peter Munya ordered for a deep audit of the systems in all KDTA factories, subsidiary companies and small tea factories. He did this with…

Tea farmers to benefit from Fertilizer subsidy

Tea farmers are to benefit greatly from Fertilizer subsidy through work by the Ministry of agriculture to create a subsidy. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter…

Beehives in Meru and the new dawn farmers

The County Government of Meru is researching the most productive way to execute beekeeping in all of the 11 sub-countries. Beehives in Meru and how…

Farmers should embrace machinery for better profits

Research and records show that farm mechanisation comes with a couple of advantages and benefits. They include the following: Saving inputs Mechanisation saves inputs such…

Nyeri Government provides farmers with equipment

The Government of Nyeri provided farmers in Thegu River ward with farm equipment recently. The equipment includes: 14 chaff cutters, 10 forage choppers and 3…

New high-yielding bean varieties developed  

Bean varieties have been released for farmers that are rich in iron and zinc. Primarily in western and Nyanza regions. Iron is necessary for physical…

Farmers battling unpredictable rainfall in Marakwet

The planting schedule for farmers in Elegeyo Marakwet was interrupted by irregular rainfall. As a result of this, farmers are opting for drought resistant crops….

Farmers in Samburu receive funds

A large number of farmers have received benefit from Sh1.02.5 million that the World Bank and national government have disbursed. The National Agricultural and Rural…

KTDA to make second payment to farmers

Factory directors from the 54 Kenya Tea Development Agencies(KDTA)-managed factories will from 20th September 2021 hold meetings to review and approve the factories’ annual audited…

The National ArgAbility Project

The National AgrAbility Project was modelled after Purdue Extension’s Breaking New Ground Resource Centre. Purdue University hosted the event and celebrated 30 years of creating accessibility…

Insects in animal feed

The increase in animal feed prices and general shortage has caused concern for the product in the Kenyan market. Livestock keepers and animal feed manufacturers…

The Corteva™ FarmFundi app

The Corteva™ FarmFundi app provides a digital and pest identification guide for farmers. As of the 14th of September, Farmers in Kenya will now be…

New guide to help tackle papaya mealybug

The papaya mealybug is a pest of the fruit, which originated from Central America before spreading to the Caribbean and South America in the 1990s….

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