How Munya’s eight regulations can revive limping dairy sector
By Macharia Kamau 01st Apr, 2021
Buyers will pay a farm gate price of Sh35 per litre of chilled milk and Sh37 for a litre of pasteurised milk.


Tea rakes in Sh120b on higher volumes
By Macharia Kamau 25th Feb, 2021
Marginal growth from Sh119 billion in 2019 was despite a drop in the average global prices, which stood at Sh219 per kilo.


New tea rules in limbo as players battle out in court
By Macharia Kamau 25th Jan, 2021
CS Munya also issued a directive last week outlawing direct sales of Kenyan tea except for specialty teas.


Farmers to get input subsidies in Covid recovery plan
By Macharia Kamau 15th Jan, 2021
The system ensures farmers get vouchers to buy inputs from participating agro-dealers


Agency: Register your crops, cows to secure loans
By Macharia Kamau 03rd Dec, 2020
State agency advises small business owners to use their movable assets to weather Covid-19 pandemic.


Magana farm yields to scent of real estate, shuts down
By Macharia Kamau 03rd Sep, 2020
In the past, Magana had cited the cost of inputs as among the major challenges that it faced.


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What you need to export bananas and broccoli to South Korea
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 17th May, 2021
Broccoli and banana farmers are now looking at expanded markets, including South Korea


How 28-year-old graduate runs thriving tree tomato farm in Meru
By Phares Mutembei 17th May, 2021
Former Economics student who ditched white-collar job for tree tomato farming in Meru county is now making a profit


CS Matiang'i warns former tea factory directors who refuse to leave office
By Paul Kangethe 17th May, 2021
Former tea factory directors have been cautioned against wrangles ailing smallholder factories and KTDA


30 Kenyans picked for fellowship to boost food systems in Africa
By Peter Theuri 17th May, 2021
The 30 Kenyans selected are expected to take part in projects that will go a long way toward boosting market access and food security


I overcame market stress to build poultry business
By Erastus Mulwa 14th May, 2021
Machakos woman rears chicken for commercial purposes after quitting maize farming


How ex-banker is making killing from ornamental birds
By Muriithi Mugo 12th May, 2021
Peter Musyoka stopped working at a bank and took up ornamental bird rearing which cost Sh60,000 each.


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