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KALRO introduces new early maturing rice varieties, aims at boosting farmers’ production

The Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization (KALRO) has introduced two new rice varieties that mature in 85-120 days as opposed to 150 days of…

Mkulima shops launched by KALRO to benefit farmers

By Zablon Oyugi Farmers across Kenya are set to enjoy a significant boost in their agricultural endeavours with the introduction of Mkulima Shops by the…

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…

INVITATION TO THE NATIONAL POTATO CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR ON 30TH and 31ST MAY 2023

Potato is the second most important food and cash crop after maize in Kenya and occupies a prime position in terms of its contribution to…

Global Experts Unite to Strengthen Plant Health Management in the Global South

During the recent International Day of Plant Health, a group of experts from across the globe sat together in a webinar. Agenda: to discuss and…