Farmers pump water free with bicycle

Farmer cycling a bicycle to shell maize. Photo courtesy. Another innovator has come up with a bicycle to pump water within farms. Small-scale farmers may no longer incur water pumping costs...

Tractor weeds a maize and potato acre for Sh200

James Mwangi with the Ultra-Power-150 Model B tractor from the KITI, The tractor requires about Sh200 to weed one acre of potatoes or maize. Photo by Laban Robert. Small-scale farmers would spend...

Farmers get 80% asset financing

Kenya John Deere branch marketer Vincent Omondi tests on the tractors in the Thika Technical Institute grounds on February 25, 2017. The cmpany is offering financial asset loans to farmers...

Farmers thresh 110kg of wheat per hour free with KALRO machi…

KALRO's Damaris Kagendo with the manua wheat thresher at Kitale show ground on October 29, 206. The machine can thresh 110kg of wheat per hour. PHOTO BY LABAN ROBERT. Small-scale farmers...

Pump installation depth pushes more water to farms

Vintage Greens Limited Company CEO Elijah Njoroge uses an imitation of the Self-Priming Drum Pump to show the real one works to deliver water to farms from flowing rivers without...

Farmers spend Sh94 to winnow over 500kg grains per hour

Farmers can separate up to 540kg of gains from chaff per hour at a cost of less than Sh100 using a motorised winnowing machine from Egerton University. The machine consumes one...