Why Livestock Bill was a sting to small beekeepers
By Gardy Chacha 11th May, 2022
A number of farmers and stakeholders in beekeeping believe that the Bill that has since been suspended was meant to edge out small players.


Bee Keeping: How to choose the right hive for high returns
By Gardy Chacha 02nd May, 2022
A hive, says Muriuki, is bees dwelling place. A good hive contributes towards higher production of honey. And the country is in need of good quality honey.


Ezra Chiloba: After polls storm, I found new purpose in farming
By Gardy Chacha 21st Apr, 2022
Former IEBC boss now runs 400-acre Hilmost Farms – which grows maize on large scale for silage making in Trans Nzoia County.


How to feed dairy cows for more milk
By Gardy Chacha 23rd Mar, 2022
A cow has proper nutrition when it is fed with proteins, energy, minerals, vitamins, fibre, and water.


Profitable ventures on a quarter acre land
By Gardy Chacha 28th Feb, 2022
High-value crops yield way higher (in harvest volumes and revenue) in comparison to seed planted


Agribusiness ideas to bet on in the New Year
By Gardy Chacha 05th Jan, 2022
A big lesson many have learned in the last two or so years is that employment is not always guaranteed.


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Honey bees feeling cozy in concrete beehives
By Kelvin Ogega 24th Jun, 2022
Pollinator populations have crashed worldwide due to a variety of reasons, including pesticide and herbicide exposure, invasive pests and diseases, loss of habitat and a changing climate.


Cassava value added products
By Jennifer Anyango 24th Jun, 2022
Like potatoes and yams, cassava is a tuber crop. Its roots take a similar shape to sweet potatoes.


Farmers trained on disease and tsetse fly control
By Isaiah Gwengi 23rd Jun, 2022
The Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on sensitising and training farmers on disease and vector control.


EU Commission to cut pesticides by half in 2030
By Standard Reporter 23rd Jun, 2022
In recent years, there’s been an alarming drop in bee populations, which has stoked fears of an ensuing impact on crop production.


GMOs will help fix animal feeds issue, says lobby
By Rose Mukonyo 20th Jun, 2022
Globally, there is serious competition between animals and human for grains leading to a shortage of the same and rise in prices


What do you do when your animal dies mysteriously
By Dr. Paul R. N. Kangethe 20th Jun, 2022
Post-mortem for different animals is almost the same save for a few differences.


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