Cane farmers laud move to raise price of produce
By Philip Mwakio 06th Apr, 2021
Mr Munya directed millers to adhere to the new prices while paying farmers.


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.


Sh7.5m Hola mango plant ready for commissioning
By Philip Mwakio 10th Dec, 2020
The factory plant was set up and would be operated by the Coast Development Authority (CDA).


Kalro equips cassava farmers with value addition techniques
By Philip Mwakio 17th Oct, 2020
cassava is an important source of dietary energy for more than 500 million people in developing countries.


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.


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Women group turns fortunes with yoghurt-making venture
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Many were the days they had to pour the surplus milk from members.


Ex-governor finds purpose in dairy
By James Munyeki 18th Apr, 2021
At the two-acre farm, the governor keeps dairy cows and also grows macadamia, mangoes, pineapples, arrow roots and sweet potatoes.


White gold: Is camel milk the next big thing?
By Gardy Chacha 17th Apr, 2021
Demand for camel milk is driven by the notion that it is healthier than cow milk.


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’


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