Even without information from the internet, two farmers from Nyamira turn their tides aroundEven without information from the internet, two fa...
14 Aug 2015 13:17 - BM Senior

After close to 10 subsequent years without decent maize and bean harvests, farmers in Ny [ ... ]

New platform that allows farmers to use Grains as collateral for loans launchedNew platform that allows farmers to use Grains as ...
31 Jul 2015 10:10 - Written by BM Senior.

The East African Grain Council (EAGC) has been looking for a method of protecting grain fa [ ... ]

Kieni farmer earns 5x more withAloe veraKieni farmer earns 5x more withAloe vera
15 Jul 2015 11:42 - By Farmbiz Africa

In the semi arid Kieni area of Nyeri County, one farmer has digressed from maize growing t [ ... ]

Purple tea earns Meru farm 10x more in exports
13 Jul 2015 10:22 - Farbizafrica


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Experts pitch for once in a day milking to boost production
farmbizafrica - Wednesday, 01 July 2015
milk cowLivestock experts are encouraging farmers to embrace once a day milking to increase the quality and quantity of milk and cut down on feed expenses. The practice which is widely practiced in countries like Australia and USA, is now being introduced to Kenya farmers as a viable alternative capable of increasing milk production by up to 3 litres a day. Dairy farmers predominantly milk twice or thrice a day, morning, noon and evening. But such practices experts say are expensive and do not necessarily guarantee that the farmer will get milk in high quantities. “The concept h...Read more...

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Livestock

The next generation of billionaires from Africa will be...

Akinwumi Adesina, a Nigerian Minister believes that farming will soon be producing more millionaires and billionaires than any other sector in Africa. 
Adesina was named Forbes African of the Year in December 2013 for his reforms to his country's farming sector, according to a BBC  [ ... ]

Management

Sorghum value addition opens new frontiers for Kenyan f...

 The Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization, KALRO, is championing the value addition of sorghum, especially making of sorghum sausages as farmers record success in growth and market for the crop. Sorghum has been one of the most successful crops in adoption across th [ ... ]

Crops

Amisha saw the limitless potential in the superfruit th...

Amisha Patel is a third generation Kenyan, and like many Kenyan-Asians, her great grandfather came to Kenya during construction of Kenya Uganda Railway. She was born in Mombasa and did her schooling in Nairobi, Eldoret and Nakuru. She later joined Egerton University, Njoro, where I obtaine [ ... ]

Markets

Even without information from the internet, two farmers...

After close to 10 subsequent years without decent maize and bean harvests, farmers in Nyamira County are gradually diversifying into different crops, some of which are now being grown in the area for the first time.
But two neighbours from Riomoro village, Priscillah Ongiri and Nichol [ ... ]