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


Farmers embrace drones to spray crops with pesticides
By Phares Mutembei 20th Jul, 2020
Use of drones is cost-effective unlike tractors, which are time consuming and end up running over some crops


Boost for new KPCU as farmers promise coffee deliveries
By Phares Mutembei 19th Jul, 2020
Another estate farmer, Ayub Bundi, said the new mill was more promising than private millers.


Inside hi-tech plant where potato seeds are grown
By Phares Mutembei 12th Jul, 2020
Smart Harvest team got a chance to tour the 200 acre Kisima Farm where Irish potato seeds are produced using latest technology.


How breeder keeps silage fresh for two years
By Phares Mutembei 16th May, 2020
Even as Covid-19 restrictions make life difficult, one farmer is at peace because he has a solid feeds storage system


Covid-19 shuts export market for Meru avocado farmers
By Phares Mutembei 10th May, 2020
Large scale avocado farmers in Meru and other Upper Eastern counties are counting losses after buyers gave their farms a wide berth over coronavirus


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State and NGO to exploit fishing at Lake Turkana
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