I make cash from bird poop
By Kevine Omollo 09th Aug, 2021
The manure contains high levels of nitrogen and other basic nutrients required by crops, compared to cow dung and other animal wastes.


How dairy keeping turned to be my best retirement plan
By Kevine Omollo 02nd Aug, 2021
Other expenses include Sh6,000 monthly for the farm helper and Sh150 per week on pesticide spray.


Boost to rice production as work begins on new Okana Scheme
By Kevine Omollo 16th Jul, 2021
Following the expansion, a total of 2,500 acres of land is under irrigation.


Women group multiply profits from cassava snacks
By Kevine Omollo 23rd Jun, 2021
Atieno, is a member of an informal table banking group, together with 20 other women from the village.


From cruising European skies to farming herbs
By Kevine Omollo 08th Apr, 2021
With the situation of the pandemic getting worse, she is not sure of ever getting her job back.


Baboon attacks drive residents to the edge
By Kevine Omollo 10th Nov, 2020
Last planting season, Njaga lost over half of the harvest to the animals.


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Saving chicks from early death in farms
By Dr Watson Messo Odwako 24th Oct, 2021
Brooding is the provision of artificial heat to help the chicks in temperature regulation.


Zai pits innovation helps farmers outsmart climate change
By Hellen Asewe Miseda 24th Oct, 2021
World Agroforestry Centre describes it as a traditional rainwater harvesting that is popular in several West African countries.


Why every farmer must start harvesting rain water
By Hellen Miseda 24th Oct, 2021
The water can be collected in large tanks like cisterns or using tarps and it is then stored in containers until it is needed


Push-pull technology vital in enhancing agricultural productivity
By Stephen Wakhu 24th Oct, 2021
Push-pull technology is one of the strategies that has been used to overcome these constraints in Western Kenya.


Agriculture CS given a week to formulate plan to reduce cost of animal feed
By Jael Mboga 21st Oct, 2021
Uhuru directed Treasury to allocate Sh1 billion to the Agriculture ministry for the completion of the ongoing targeted interventions.


Farmer ditches tea for avocados
By Nathan Ochunge 19th Oct, 2021
Prices offered by tea companies were demeaning and you had to wait for a long time before getting paid.


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