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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…

Kenya plans to import 290,000 metric tons of sugar to cushion consumers

By Rodgers Omondi The Kenyan government has announced it shall import 290,000 metric tons of either white or brown sugar for local consumption to ease…

AAK Grow is championing sustainable agriculture amidst rising pest and disease threats

While pesticides better known as Pest Control Products (PCPs) have become indispensable, aakGROW is promoting safety standards to protect farmers, consumers, traders, and the environment…

Feeds your cow requires for optimum production

By Smart Farmer Writer Cows need a daily supply of all the nutrients required for maintenance and production of milk, meat, growth and pregnancy. This…

China’s hybrid millet brings hope to easing Kenya’s food crisis

Kenyan and Chinese experts collaborate to promote cultivation of Chinese hybrid foxtail millet in Kenya  By Zablon Oyugi Kenyan researchers from Jomo Kenyatta University of…

Kenyan government encourages farmers to enroll in KIAMIS to enhance food security

By Rodgers Omondi To motivate local farmers to embrace the benefits of technological advancements, the Kenyan government is actively encouraging farmers to enroll in the…

Milk production will be doubled in the next five years to expand opportunities for farmers

By PPS President William Ruto said the Government has put in place a solid plan that will see production increase from 5.2 billion litres to…

Kakuzi introduces Macadamia cold pressed cooking oil to drive agribusiness transformation

By Zablon Oyugi Kakuzi PLC, one of the leading agribusiness firms in Kenya is set to unveil a range of macadamia cold pressed cooking oil…

Kenya secures expanded approval to export temperature-treated mangoes to EU

By Zablon Oyugi Kenya has got additional approval to export temperature-treated mango fruits to the European Union (EU) market. According to the Kenya Plant Health…

Kenya selected as pilot country for Fall Armyworm Research and Control in Africa

 By Zablon Oyugi As part of the Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control (GA), the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has chosen Kenya…

Maize farmers get high yielding maize seed variety

By David Kipkorir Kenya seed Group of Companies has launched a new maize variety H533 suitable for medium & lowland areas. Speaking recently, the Chairperson…

ASNET explores inclusivity as catalyst for agricultural growth and economic development

By Zablon Oyugi The Agriculture Sector Network (ASNET), an umbrella of stakeholders in the agriculture industry in Kenya is considering bringing on board all agricultural…

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…

FAO launches toolbox for hygiene standards in food

By Mwangi Mumero A new toolbox designed to help those operating in the food sector adhere to international food hygiene standards has been launched. Launched…

African Development Bank to fund Kenyan women and youth in agribusiness

By Smart Farmer Writer The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has given its approval for an equity investment of €18 million…