Agencies urge farmers to grow canola
By Mt Kenya Star 28th Feb, 2020
Crop scientists are calling on large-scale maize, wheat and barley farmers in Nakuru, Uasin Gishu and Narok counties to plant canola oil crop


Tea farmers hit by Pakistan cash woes
By Mt Kenya Star 16th Sep, 2019
The drop in the value of the Pakistan official currency, the Rupee, has slowed the uptake of Kenya tea in the international market.


New push to restock trout fish
By Mt Kenya Star 26th Aug, 2019
Tropic Air launched two helicopters onto the upper slopes of Mount Kenya, with 4,000 Rainbow Trout fingerlings on board.


50kg potatoes packaging bags’ law takes effect
By Mt Kenya Star 12th Aug, 2019
Potatoes will now be packaged in 50-kilogram bags from the farm, effectively enabling farmers to earn a better value of the produce.


Former athlete excels in breeding best dogs
By Mt Kenya Star 22nd Jul, 2019
There are di­fferent dog breeds but Jack settled on German shepherd, Boer Bulls, Spitz for security.


Pineapple, dairy farmers get seed, expert services
By Mt Kenya Star 01st Jul, 2019
Nyeri County Government has supplied Mukurwe-ini farmers with 49,000 pineapple seedlings as part of enabling them to diversify into viable crops.


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New plant to help bring down the cost of semen
By Obare Osinde 26th Jan, 2022
The recent importation of 19 additional super breed bulls will enhance semen production from 30,000 doses per month to 50,000 doses per month.


Spread risk! Never put your eggs in one basket
By Jennifer Anyango 26th Jan, 2022
Adding value to chicken especially to meat and eggs may increase its life span. The increasing value increases the convenience to consumers.


Ex soldier breaks new ground with trout fish
By Muriithi Mugo 25th Jan, 2022
Retired officer made a gamble by going for a fish that is less common in the area but the risk is paying off.


Managing chicken daily water intake
By Dr Watson Messo 24th Jan, 2022
Inferior, substandard, or improvised (basins and trays) will always result in variable performance and ultimately large financial loss.


Save our farms: Rice farmers pay the high cost of climate change
By Harold Otieno Odhiambo 24th Jan, 2022
In West Kano, farmers are yet to recover after large swathes of rice fields were washed away by water from the swelling lake Victoria.


How graduates got mango export deal
By Stephen Nzioka 21st Jan, 2022
Young duo are handling post harvest losses by buying mangoes from farmers drying and packaging them for export.


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