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Month: January 2022

Over 400,000 animals receive PPR Vaccination

Ovine rinderpest, also commonly known as Peste des Petits Ruminants, is a contagious disease that primarily affects sheep and goats. However, camels and some other…

New cross-breeds developed to battle drought

Kenya Agriculture Livestock and Research Organisation (KALRO) has recently introduced improved breeds of dairy cattle and grass. This comes as they make efforts to battle…

New Warehouse Receipt System

A warehouse receipt system for Farmers and agro-processors across the country is finally here. The new Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) aims to assist alleviate the…

Women in Agricultural Research

A recent engaging storytelling event by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), saw four accomplished African researchers working on agriculture and food security…

KFC finds redemption with Kenyans

The tennis match that ensued online between angry Kenyans and Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC at the top of this year seems to have a silver…

Student thriving through fish farming

Students across the country battle with managing to keep some money in their pockets whilst searching for higher education. Ken Mwenda, a student getting his…

John Deere reveals autonomous tractor

On the 4th of January 2022, John Deere shared the exciting news of their fully autonomous tractor that is ready for large scale production. The…

Kenya Railways and KTDA partner to transport tea

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and Kenya Railways have come together in a partnership to transport produce from KTDA factories via the Standard Gauge…

Rafiki Microfinance Bank and CFAO Kenya ltd. offer farmers access to capital

At the end of the first week of the year, CFAO Kenya limited and Rafiki Microfinance Bank partnered to offer farmers an option to purchase…

Tea Farmers receive their payment from KTDA

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) instituted a number of changes at the end of last year, for example, payments of farmers moved from the…

Maize purchase price goes up to Sh3000!

Maize farmers across the country are in celebration as the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) increase the purchasing price for a 90kg bag of…

One home, One cow, says Governor Mwangi wa Iria

As Kenyans prepare themselves for the bubbling and unpredictable time that is election year. A lot of political aspirants and public figures have been conversing…

Affordable credit to help battle climate change

Affordable credit is a need in the world of agribusiness and Family Bank has understood this need. The bank has committed Sh6 billion in affordable…

Beekeeping as a way to sweeten farmers pockets in Nyahururu

Members of the Losogwa village in Nyahururu are moving towards beekeeping for increased income. A visit by an agronomist encouraged the members of the area…

KFC tweet on potato shortage received in bad taste

As is the case in majority of the world, December is a celebratory season. As such, this is accompanied by festivities, food and drink. The…