Tractor solves costs puzzle to smallholders

Joshua Mwendo tries the Yuavra 125 tractor. This Yuvra is cost effective for small-holders who cannot use the walking tractor. Photo by Laban Robert. In meeting the growing local mechanisation demand...

Farmers ordering tractor services by phone

A tractor at the Thika Technical Training Institute. farmers can request tractor services via mobile phones. Photo by Laban Robert. Farmers seeking mechanisation services can book regionally stationed tractor by opening...

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...