Why purple tea bubble has burst
By Nikko Tanui 23rd Apr, 2021
It was developed in 2009 as a premium variety, but farmers are realising that it is not as profitable as earlier thought.


Lessons from 300-acre ultra-modern dairy unit
By Nikko Tanui 28th Mar, 2020
At Chepseon Dairies, to maximise production and minimise contamination, everything has been automated from feeding to milking


Teething setbacks that hold back dairy farmers
By Nikko Tanui 14th Mar, 2020
Dairy keeping has become a frustrating venture for these Kericho farmers but despite the many odds, they soldier on


Daily struggles that hold back dairy farmers
By Nikko Tanui 13th Mar, 2020
Dairy keeping has become a frustrating venture for these Kericho farmers but despite the many odds, they soldier on


Tea firms fight plan to push up land rates
By Nikko Tanui 26th Nov, 2020
The firms currently pay less than Sh400 for every acre each year.


Leaders, tea company disagree on plans to lay off workers
By Nikko Tanui 25th Nov, 2020
Daniel Kirui, the firm’s human resource, director maintained the company would proceed with the redundancy programme.


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By Peter Muiruri 12th May, 2021
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I made my first million shillings from pigs
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 12th May, 2021
Pigs are easy to manage because they are less susceptible to diseases


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