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ASAL areas move to Hydroponic farming

The County Governments in Arid and Semi-Arid (ASAL) areas are investing in technology as they battle drought. Over the past couple of years, the country…

West Pokot distributes maize seeds

The county of West Pokot has begun distribution of 381 tons (381,000kgs) of certified maize seeds to all wards. This effort is in readiness for…

Artificial Insemination in Busia County

Artificial Insemination (AI) is strongly taking shape amongst dairy farmers in Busia. Numerous farmers are using the process in breeding exotic cows to close the…

New breed of Rice in Mwea ‘growing’ food security

A new breed of rice in Mwea has come up and may soon replace the need for rice importation. According to scientists the hybrid is…

Agriculture Hub launched in Eldoret

The launch of an Agricultural Hub in Eldoret was led by The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD) Chairman, Mutea Iringo. Five more are to…

Drought affected farmers in Nandi receive insurance payout

On February, 15 2022 APA Insurance announced a Ksh-12 million initial insurance payout to farmers in Nandi for 2021 losses. The leading insurance company was…

Feed Supplements supplied in Isiolo

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) made a donation of feed supplements for animals in Isiolo County. This comes in light of the drought that…

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…

Desilting Dams in Uasin Gishu

Usain Gishu county government is making plans to desilt water dams that are close to a century old. These efforts are in aim to battle…

Pyrethrum farming in West Pokot

Farmers in West Pokot are being urged to move into Pyrethrum farming. Director of the Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya (PPCK) Simeon Boen, alongside the…

Fish Cage farming in Lake Victoria

Low fish stock in Lake Victoria has become a blessing in disguise as fish cage farming increases on the lake, that is expected to lead…

Second Payment to Tea farmers

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services Limited (KTDA-MS) disbursed Ksh. 21.57 billion, as the second payment to farmers for the financial year ended June…

Dairy farming boost in Taita Taveta

Dairy farming is a large industry across the world and this high demand comes with challenges as well as benefits. However, farmers in Taita Taveta…

Irrigation in Tana River

The severe drought in the country has especially affected people in semi-arid areas like Tana River. The Government is planning an irrigation project to help…

Avocado seedlings provided in Kisii and Nyamira

Kisii and Nyamira county avocado farmers have recently been celebrating the supply of about 18,000 Hass avocado seedlings. The Dagoretti North Legislator Simba Arati was…