Farmer beats drought with simsim

Sesame (simsim)  on dough balls, an application in the baking industry. Mpeketoni farmer relies on this crop for during drought. Photo by Epicurious. While other farmers wait for sustained rains to...

Feeding fish supplements more profitable

Fish rearing in a rice field. Supplementary feeds offer farmers more financial return than commercial feeds, a study and fish expert have said. Photo by Pusluh KP Farmers rearing fish with...

Organisation breeds rice for highlands

Farmers in a rice field. AATF has come up with rice that can be grown in highlands. Photo courtesy. Farmers could soon grow rice away from river and lake basins, where...

Fruits buy maize for farmer's family

Keziah Kiorio checking on tamarillo fruits at her home at Tetu, Nyeri County. She does not regret leaving maize growing for tamarillos, which are on constant demand. Photo by Laban...

Intensifying cow peas population increases yields per acre

Farmers attending a field day in Western Kenya are taught in the importance of cow peas. Intensifying the population can increase yields per acre by 144kg. Photo by Mount Kenya...

New Farmpro fodder doubles milk

Farmpro Co-founder Kevin Maingi feeds one of their cows with the fodder on February 17, 2017. The fodder doubles milk production besides reducing the cost of production. Photo by Laban...