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Death robs Kenya a great dairy scientist – Dr Titus Lanyasunya

Kenya is mourning the death of one  of its leading dairy researcher Dr Titus P. Lanyasunya. Dr Lanyasunya  had more than 20 years of experience...

How I rear my heifers to produce 25 to 30 litres at first calving

Tales from Makasa Farm, Makueni By Chris Lati Listen to me my dear farmers. Excellent rearing of replacement heifers between six months to calving is a...

Change policy to scale up climate-smart farming in Africa – experts

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even during the dry season, Venanzio Njiru’s farm stands out as a rare patch of lush greenery in this arid...

12 great ideas on how to make money from small plot and become a...

If you have a small farm, chances are that you think you can’t make it in agriculture. Now, discard those thoughts and get down...

Another Sh20 billion scandal at National Irrigation Board

The auditor general Edward Ouko has discovered massive wastage and theft at the National Irrigation Board, where cartels have made farming sector the country’s...

Dossier: Who are these 3 faceless Eldoret farmers who delivered 200,000 bags of maize?

Nobody knows their face. They don’t seem familiar even to prominent maize farmers in Kenya.But three family members - Celestine Chepchirchir, Caroline Chepchumba and...

How Solar-Powered Water Pumps Offer Farmers a Way Out of Poverty

By Chris Warren Joshua Okundi’s five-acre farm is his classroom. A longtime schoolteacher who left his job to become a farmer in 2013, Okundi...

How crooks managed to steal Kenya’s subsidised fertiliser

Fertiliser worth billions of shillings meant for Kenya farmers disappeared with a few unscrupulous businessmen, taking advantage of the distribution of government subsidised fertiliser...
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Kenya to host 5th Agritec Africa agriculture technologies exhibition and conference in June

Kenya will host the 5th AGRITEC AFRICA, an International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technologies from June 20 to June 22 in at the...

National Cereals Board: Anatomy of a Maize Scandal

The exit of National Cereal and Produce Board chief executive, Newton Terer, is the first pointer that all is not well at the corporation...

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