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Looking for a reliable market for your avocados and fruits? We have you covered, says Biofarms

With an ever-growing demand for the avocado, as well as other fruits, this horticultural firm partners with farmers to meet this demand by providing market…

Smart Farmer Africa Wins Gold in National Awards

By Zablon Oyugi Smart Farmer Africa (SFA) has won gold in the national Digitally Fit Awards 2023 for its exemplary performance in online publishing. The…

Nairobi dairy farmer embraces modern bio-digester for cost reduction and environment conservation

By Zablon Oyugi A dairy farmer from Nairobi County’s Dagoreti South Constituency has successfully lowered production costs and minimized environmental impact by adopting a modern…

Kenyan innovator Esther Kimani’s AI pest detection device game changer on the farm

Though she is young, at only 26 years old, Esther Wanjiru Kimani, is not only making waves locally but internationally too, due to her pest…

Are you a strawberry farmer? Boost your yields by using runners, avoid splits

 By Zablon Oyugi In the world of strawberry farming, success hinges on the choices made right from the start. Aiming for a flawless 100 per…

Kenyan village transforms neglected land into thriving beekeeping and farming venture

By Zablon Oyugi In most places in Kenya, due to rural-urban migration, there are some places where arable lands are just left untilled as owners…

Youth turning organic waste and insect poop into gold

A youth group is making a killing by rearing the black soldier fly for fertiliser and animal feed production and protecting the environment. By Clifford…

Why Kenya’s cost of agricultural production is so high

By Bernadette Murgor Maize, whether as grain or flour, is the staple food in most Kenyan homes. Without it, there is literally no food! Yet…

Dreams brewed to reality: The inspiring story of a farmer and Nandi county’s finest Tea Factory

Determined Kenyan entrepreneur builds tea factory from scratch, bringing prosperity and jobs to community By David Kipkorir In the heart of Kenya’s lush Nandi County,…

Practical training unlocks Nyandarua youth’s agribusiness potential

There is growing evidence that when you invest the youth in farming, their capacity and motivation to produce food profitably and sustainably increases  By Zablon…

Bixa, The colouring crop can add Value to farmers lives

This special plant produces 70 per cent of the worlds natural food colours and has the potential to earn farmers good money BY MAZERA NDURYA …

Types of milk

Did you know that more than 6billion people worldwide consume milk and milk products? However, a large percentage of the total world population suffers from…

Ukraine ban food exportation in light of war

Russia made an attack on the nation of Ukraine on the 24th of February for a number of controversial reasons. Depending on who has the…

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…

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….