Agro company unveils all-seasons tomato variety

   Trader displays tomatoes in a market stall for sell. Tomato consumers at times are forced to dig deep into their pockets to buy tomatoes during certain times when the commodity...

Technology offers cheaper dairy cows

Calves at a pen. Farmers can use indigenous cows as surrogate mothers for dairy calves. Photo by www.fwu.co.uk. Farmers, who cannot afford to purchase high milk yielding exotic cows, can use...

Fodder offers alternatives to rising cost of commercial feed…

Justus Ndwiga inspects wheat and barley fodder at the Mombasa's Mukomani ASK Show Ground in August 2016. Hydroponic fodder is a cheaper alternative to rising commercial feeds. Photo by Laban...

Brachiaria grass rescues farmer's cow from drought

A farmer harvests brachiaria grass. The grass survives drought. Photo by Pasturas de America As the cost of the feeds doubled in the country during the November 2016-March 2017 dry season...

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...