Honey production down as bees are killed by chemicals
By Antony Gitonga 01st Apr, 2021
This has been worsened by an influx of cheap and adulterated honey from both local and international traders.


Nationwide livestock vaccination set to begin
By Antony Gitonga 25th Feb, 2021
It has emerged that the country had lost some of its international livestock markets due to rise in diseases like Rift Valley Fever and foot and mouth


Flights shortage reduces flower exports
By Antony Gitonga 12th Feb, 2021
Jack Kneppers, a leading flower farmer in Naivasha, said the cost of farm inputs had also risen sharply.


Kalro develops maize varieties that can withstand pests
By Antony Gitonga 26th Jul, 2020
The good news for farmers is that this will be a thing of the past in the coming months once the new varieties hit the market.


Flower farms re-open after Covid disruption
By Antony Gitonga 12th Jun, 2020
More than 2,000 workers who were rendered jobless for three months have a reason to smile


Brokers breaking potato rules, farmers protest
By Antony Gitonga 09th Jun, 2020
The farmers said brokers are still buying potatoes in extended bags despite the new rules.


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Trouble brewing as locals invade Mumias Sugar land
By Brian Kisanji 07th May, 2021
After losing a case to win back 8,700 acres, some residents have now taken matters into their hands and are now farming land belonging to a miller.


Windfall as farmers get superior quality coffee
By Lydia Nyawira 06th May, 2021
According to experts and farmers, heavier rains last year led to higher production of premium grades that fetched better prices.


Crackdown starts against farmers flouting potato packaging rule
By Japheth Makau 05th May, 2021
Traders were required to adhere to the regulations on packaging from April 2 when the law was to take effect


Top cover crops to break disease cycles
By George Mbakaya 04th May, 2021
Cover crops also known as living mulches, provide nutrients to the soil as manure does.


Dairy offers potato farmers new lifeline
By Kepher Otieno 03rd May, 2021
Other than offering farmers a ready market, the dairy also gives better prices.


Youths ignore irrigation project, prefer boda bodas
By James Omoro 03rd May, 2021
Despite the potential to be income earners for thousands, only the elderly are farming.


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