Farmers advised to continue planting despite locust invasion
By Jael Mboga 26th Feb, 2021
Some 1,670 scouts have been dispatched in counties affected by locusts, distributed according to the threat in each county.


Flour-blending project and the quest to uplift small-scale sorghum, millet farmers
By Jael Mboga 26th Feb, 2021
The initiative, according to the GLDC, is premised on the need to reduce over-reliance on maize.


Farmers’ role in mitigating the impact of climate change
By Jael Mboga 24th Feb, 2021
Climate change may significantly disrupt the ecosystem services involved in agriculture, such as by affecting species distribution.


Poor mental health another hurdle farmers have to overcome
By Jael Mboga 19th Feb, 2021
He says he used to be a dairy farmer but he sold off all the cows after he realised farming was taking a toll on his mental health.


Co-operative societies are your best bet, PS Kimtai tells farmers
By Jael Mboga 12th Feb, 2021
Some of the challenges were linked to unscrupulous traders who import milk, especially in powder form.


Looking to venture into agribusiness? Do ample market research
By Jael Mboga 12th Feb, 2021
But the seedlings industry is not a bed of roses. Losses are incurred when they overgrow or are exposed to excess fertiliser.


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By Peter Muiruri 12th May, 2021
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By Peter Muiruri 12th May, 2021
The global market for organic food is estimated to be worth $100 billion.


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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