Plastic mulching technology for enhanced yields

Farmers in drought stricken areas or with little rainfall are advised to adopt plastic mulching technology which is the practice of covering soil with polythene to make more favorable conditions...

More than 6,000 farmers benefit from free green grams seeds …

More than 6,000 farmers in Kitui County have benefitted from free green grams donated by the County government of Kitui in collaboration with Kenya Red Cross. The sh.100 million programme dubbed...

‘Iko-Lishe’ programme for hydroponic fodder production at lo…

                        Hydroponic fodder Livestock farmers have always found it difficult to afford high cost of feeds and sometimes some of the feeds sold...

Researchers: Banana pseudo stems are rich source of quality …

Cross section of a banana pseudo stem. Commercial value of banana fibre made from banana stems has increased and it is used all over the world for multiple purposes from...

Appropriate Cattle Breeds for Dairying in Marginal areas

Farmers intending to keep dairy cows in the marginal areas and hoping to reap big from milk production are advised to keep Sahiwal, Friesian/Sahiwal Cross and Jersey cattle suitable for...

Proper care of dairy cow improves milk production

             Farmer cleans his dairy cow in Nyeri show grounds during Central Kenya ASK show . Cows grazed in a farm with little pasture and water and...