KTDA denies claims on farmers' cash
By Nderitu Gichure 12th Feb, 2021
It said the subsidiaries were established using external funds from local and international financial institutions.


KTDA to propose on changes to tea regulations before MPs
By Nderitu Gichure 17th Jul, 2020
Agency says prior to the formulation of the rules there was no wide consultation with stakeholders.


Coffee farmers earn more from direct overseas sales
By Nderitu Gichure 02nd May, 2020
Tired of the bureaucracy and cartels at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange, factories are securing more lucrative deals abroad.


KPCU disputes order barring it from the Sh3b coffee kitty
By Nderitu Gichure 16th Apr, 2020
Agency argues that the High Court ruling will impede its operations and at the same time negatively impact farmers.


Munya warns societies over Sh3b cherry fund
By Nderitu Gichure 13th Jan, 2021
New KPCU chairman Henry Kinyua noted that more than Sh10 million had been given to farmers.


Farmers, university produce coffee-flavoured yoghurt
By Nderitu Gichure 17th Nov, 2020
DeKUT lecturer Paul Sang says yogurt is a highly-nutritious and easily digestible dairy product.


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Macadamia farmers count losses as prices drop
By Lydiah Nyawira 11th May, 2021
Ngige has now left his macadamia trees unattended after the prices dropped to Sh19 per kilo.


Refugees to benefit from groundnut project
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 11th May, 2021
The first seed trials conducted in partnership with Egerton University in early 2020 revealed that Turkana is excellent for groundnut production


Hold your fork! That juicy meat may be toxic
By Fredrick Obura and Paul Kang’ethe 10th May, 2021
When one consumes contaminated meat, food poisoning can occur.


The key steps in organic farming
By George Mbakaya 10th May, 2021
Organic farming relies on compost which is well decomposed as a natural fertiliser.


How many times should I change wet litter?
By Dr Watson Messo 09th May, 2021
Cool the units by hyperventilating and opening more to air inflow.


The pain of tick control
By Dr Othieno Joseph 09th May, 2021
Efforts to eradicate ticks have been futile due to their wide species and lifecycle. At the moment, tick control is the best arsenal for farmers.


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