Mumias cane farmers find solace in Soya and MaizeMumias cane farmers find solace in Soya and Maize
03 Jul 2015 09:21 - Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica

As the fate of Mumias Sugar hangs in balance, sugar cane farmers are dumping the once cher [ ... ]

Farmers'obsession with Israel inspires agro tourismFarmers'obsession with Israel inspires agro touris...
02 Jul 2015 10:43 - farmbizafrica

A tour company involved in taking farmers for field trips both locally and internationally [ ... ]

Citrus farmers in Kenya and Tanzania are set to benefit from a project that seeks to embrace alternative...

Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has partnered with Safaricom to roll out a cashless payment solution across the country, a move that will boost efficiency in factory...

At 24 years, Harun Munuve has constructed over 40 greenhouses for his clients and built a horticultural produce powerhouse with his tomatoes alone...

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Pandi Fresh creates market for western farmers
Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica - Friday, 03 July 2015
pandi freshPandi Fresh, a value addition export oriented firm is offering ready opportunity for smallholder farmers in Nyanza and Western regions of Kenya. The firm’s initiative of virtually buying almost all the farm produce ranging from vegetables, horticulture and livestock is driving higher farmers’ morale into farming and doubled number the number of farmers engaged in agribusiness as they are assured of market for their produce at stable triple prices compared to market prices in addition to being protected by contracts as opposed to the erratic prevailing market prices which...Read more...

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Livestock

Pig farmers cautioned against use of Kitchen leftover f...

Researchers have cautioned pig farmers against the use of kitchen left over as cheap feeds to their pigs warning apart from lacking the vital nutrients for the animals, they are the main carriers and sources of the dreaded African swine fever. The revelation came in during the national pi [ ... ]

Management

Farmers'obsession with Israel inspires agro tourism

A tour company involved in taking farmers for field trips both locally and internationally is riding on the wave of growing demand for such services, as the model of farmers learning from each other becomes prevalent. Techfarm tours and travel recently took 45 farmers to Israel, one of th [ ... ]

Crops

Moth threatens Kenya’s Sh14b capsicum market

A brownish grey moth is threatening Kenya’s capsicum market, valued at Sh14billion with consignments meant for exports having been intercepted, even as neighbouring Uganda suffers an export ban on the same. The pest known as False Codling moth (FCM) is indigenious to Africa and is know [ ... ]

Markets

Young agrippreneur spurs dairy farming with online plat...

A young agripreneur has launched an online market place that is assisting players in the dairy sector buy and sell goods and services online, a venture that has not only pointed farmers to cheaper alternatives, but credited with the rising uptake of dairy farming. Victor Otieno aged 27 a [ ... ]