New non-irrigated rice variety ready for Mwea
By Mugucia Rugene 03rd Dec, 2019
A rice variety that does not require irrigation is in the offing, following ongoing research in Kirinyaga County.


How to strike gold in watermelons
By Mugucia Rugene 29th Nov, 2019
Joseph Njenga says he prefers growing Sukari F1 watermelon variety which he says matures faster in 60 days and is loved by consumers as it is sweeter.


Farmers upbeat as Waiguru paves the way for local coffee roasting
By Mugucia Rugene 04th Nov, 2019
Coffee value addition boosts farmers’ income from coffee, creates employment for the youth and encourages local consumption of coffee beverages.


Banana flour triples a Kirinyaga farmer’s earnings
By Mugucia Rugene 31st Oct, 2019
Wairimu with value addition makes end products like banana biscuits, flour and crisps earning her more than triple the raw product.


‘How I became a tomato tree grafter’
By Mugucia Rugene 15th Oct, 2019
Mwai began with the grafting of yellow passion with the purple passion, the rootstock would be a yellow passion which would give extensive rooting.


Chicken farmers need to vaccinate stock, experts say
By Mugucia Rugene 10th Oct, 2019
A poultry veterinarian has blamed some farmers for the many losses of their newly hatched chicks after failing to vaccinate them right from day one.


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Concern as lethal dog disease attacks farms
By Gardy Chacha 06th Dec, 2021
Acute coenurosis occurs about 10 days after a large number of tapeworm eggs are ingested by young lambs/kids


Why painting animals is serious welfare issue
By Dr Othieno Joseph 05th Dec, 2021
Animal welfare is a human responsibility that is enshrined in national and global laws. Religion also promotes animal welfare.


Why laws that touch on livestock matter
By Dr Othieno Joseph 02nd Dec, 2021
The ultimate goal is to restore order, ensure effective service delivery and protect the public from quacks.


Why fishing industry in Coast remains untapped
By Philip Mwakio 30th Nov, 2021
Kenya’s fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute approximately 0.54 per cent to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).


A cool urban farm idea for small gardens
By Marion Munyao 30th Nov, 2021
Another challenge with foodscaping is drought but it can be mitigated by regular watering and mulching.


Are you a youth? Join climate action now
By Hellen Miseda 28th Nov, 2021
The encouraging bit is that youth voices have been dominant at most environment forums.


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