Livestock project cancelled over delayed deadlines
By Philip Mwakio 09th Jun, 2020
The second phase started in April 2016 and was expected to be finished in November 2019, is classified as 50 per cent complete.
Coast Development Authority injects Sh22m in Kilifi's Chakama irrigation project
By Philip Mwakio 01st Sep, 2020
The MD said the project seeks to improve food security through promotion of irrigation farming among smallholder farmers
Kwale Sh70m project to yarn cotton industry back to stability
By Philip Mwakio 31st Aug, 2020
The PS said the country has launched a major cotton industry revival programme that will involve all farmers at the grassroots level.
FarmKenya value chain series: The crop protection edition
By Smart Harvest 13th Apr, 2021
Over the years crop protection in Sub-Saharan Africa has faced a number of challenges mainly climate change influences such as pest and diseases.
Tea farmers defy court order, proceed to elect new office holders
By Standard Team 12th Apr, 2021
In Kirinyaga, directors have vowed to stay put since they have followed the president’s directive, which required them to hold elections.
Poorly run hatcheries lead to rise in Fowl pox disease
By Dr Watson Messo 12th Apr, 2021
In the past 10 years, the poultry industry in Kenya has experienced a boom in small incubators with massive production of ‘kienyeji chicks’