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Aspirin solution reduces pest attacks in crops

Scientists are now saying that spraying or watering crops with the painkiller Aspirin can increase the crops immune system and help fight bacteria, fungi,...

New AGRA book to address soil health

A new book to help farmers and other stakeholders on soil health is set to be launched soon. The book, Going Beyond Demos, covers...

Basics of Watermelon farming for Kenyans

BY NDERITU KAMUNYA. You can earn upto Sh300,000 in three months from one acre of watermelon. This is from a yield of 20tons @20 per...

Growing sorghum as fodder and cash crop

Before the onset of the oncoming rains, many farmers, especially those keeping livestock, had a hard time getting fodder to feed their animals, having...

MAKE A FARM PROFIT COME BACK BY FARMING CUCUMBERS

By NDERITU KAMUNYA   Many Kenyans in urban areas appreciate meals with cucumber.  This is a vegetable crop that belongs to the cucumbitaceae family and is...

How to grow Broccoli for immediate cash

Farmers are fast adopting broccoli farming in Kenya as more people become conscious of their diets and embrace healthy eating habits. In the retail...

Banana Harvest!

Sh100,000 a month is a good banana harvest for retired banker By Nderitu Kamunya If banana farming was not profitable, as many people think, Peter Ndegwa...

Grape Farming

BY DAVID MUCHUI Rows and rows of over 5,000 grape plants line up an expansive piece of land at Liliaba in Igembe Central with vines...

Watermelon fortune

Watermelon farming making a fortune for Marigat farmer By Kipkorir Kennedy The weather in Marigat, Baringo County, is determinedly hot and dry. Thus, most farm crops...

Busia Group Adopts Pawpaw Farming

Busia Group Adopts Pawpaw Farming By Bantaleo Muhindi and Noel Ochieng When residents of nine Esikulu Sub location villages, Matayos Sub County, Busia...

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