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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…

Controlling Varroa Mites improves honeybee health, reduces susceptibility to insecticides, study finds

By Smart Farmer Reporter Controlling for Varroa mites, the parasitic mites that feed on honeybees and serve as vectors for viral diseases like deformed wing…

Tips to help test the quality of honey in Kenyan markets

Some unscrupulous traders mix honey with water, or molasses for profit – usually at the expense of unsuspecting customers who cannot tell real from fake…