Sorghum farmers counting losses over aflatoxin
By Dickson Mwiti 22nd Oct, 2020
Sorghum farmers and traders count loss as the produce is affected by aflatoxin.


Get out of the office and help farmers in the field, extension officers urged
By Dickson Mwiti 16th Oct, 2020
According to Mr Too, the extension officers are not enough to attend efficiently to all the farmers.


Farmers receive free certified planting seeds
By Dickson Mwiti 05th Oct, 2020
Njuki urged farmers to use certified seeds to increase production and ensure food security in the county.


Yara East Africa company donates free fertiliser
By Dickson Mwiti 27th Sep, 2020
Maize farmers in Tharaka Nithi, Embu and Meru counties benefit from Sh102 million worth of fertiliser


Societies warned over Sh3b reserve
By Dickson Mwiti 21st Sep, 2020
He said the amended regulations had been included in the Tea Bill, which is set to be debated at the Senate.


Manager finds love in Chia seeds that can cure a number of diseases
By Dickson Mwiti 09th Nov, 2019
About a kilometre from Ngusisihi market in Meru County lies a two-acre farm covered with a crop that few residents know about — chia.


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State to build hatcheries to boost supply of chicks
By Jennifer Anyango 25th Jul, 2021
The construction of hatcheries is also a strategy to engage more youth in poultry farming.


Chicken abattoir roars back to life after hiccups
By Nathan Ochunge 25th Jul, 2021
Shiffa Chicks set up its own hatchery with 3,000 layers with each layer giving at least 20 eggs per month.


Freak frost hits heart of coffee belt, damaging crops
By Reuters 23rd Jul, 2021
Gonçalves estimates his production in 2022 will fall to around 1,500 bags from the usual 5,500 bags.


Rice farmers invent new varieties to withstand salt, storms
By Reuters 23rd Jul, 2021
Several cyclones and floods since then have made the ground saltier, forcing many people to abandon rice cultivation.


Drive to tame food prices threatens grain sector
By Reuters 23rd Jul, 2021
An increase in the export tax unveiled in mid-January, for example, sent global prices to their highest levels in seven years.


Avian flu outbreak compounds plight of poultry industry
By Xinhua 23rd Jul, 2021
The impact of the flu at the moment was significant only on the individual farms and their employees


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