Vetiver grass’s multi-purpose usage draws many farmers

             Field of Vetiver grass. Photo: Shutterstock A hundred farmers in Voi are growing Vetiver, a perennial bunch grass that is useful in soil and water preservation...

Eating crickets can end malnutrition in children

Eating crickets can end malnutrition in children and ensure food security by boosting the nutritional value of food, a 2017 research conducted by the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and...

Potato farming transforming lives of thousands of Kenyan sma…

By Dr. Steve New, USAID Kenya Agricultural Value Chain Enterprises, KAVES, Chief of Party Dr. Steve New, USAID Kenya Agricultural Value Chain Enterprises, KAVES, Chief of Party Under the USAID funded Feed the...

Why Nantes carrot variety is the farmers’ choice

               Nantes carrots. Carrots are increasingly becoming more valued crop among smallholder farmers in Kenya due to its marketability, short maturity period and low attention requirement...

Nyamira farmer doubles vegetable yields with double dug irri…

Charles Oloo, a vegetable farmer in Nyamira County earns Sh7500 a week up from Sh3000 from harvesting five bags of cabbage, a factor he attributes to the double dug drip...

Shanty F1 tomato variety earning Laikipia farmer cool cash

            Since its introduction to the Kenyan market in April last year, Amiran Kenya’s Shanty Improved F1 has turned one Laikipia County farmer into a young...