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AI-powered soil testing revolutionises farming for small-scale farmers in East Africa

By Zablon Oyugi Small-scale farmers in East Africa are on the verge of a groundbreaking transformation in their farming practices, thanks to an innovative collaboration…

Swiss biological agricultural product manufacturer expands into Kenya to promote soil regeneration

By Smart Farmer Reporter Andermatt, leading Swiss biological agricultural product manufacturer, has set up office in Kenya as it seeks to spread into the region…

Understanding soil microorganisms and their role is vital for farmers

Knowledge of soil microorganisms can help farmers to optimise nutrient management and reduce reliance on synthetic fertilisers, a new report says. Those fertilisers can have…

Why a soil test is crucial

CLIFFORD AKUMU clifford@smartfarmerkenya.com With any mention of reducing crop harvests or problems with soils, the first question on any experts’ lips is: Have you tested…