Introduce new feeds gradually to avoid stressing chicken

Nakuru County farmer, Mary Njeri, poses with her chickens. The farmer says abrupt change of feed brands lead to sudden egg production drop. Photo by Laban Robert. Farmers, who gradually introduce...

Stored fodder gives farmer milk during drought

Narok County farmer Geoffrey Rono picks hay bales at his farm. Hay and silage are helping a Nyandarua County farmer maintain milk production this dry spell. Photo Courtesy.  As the country...

Sack farming cuts irrigation water

Festus Mutemi working at his backyard sack farm in Kitui County. Photo Courtesy. In cutting down the irrigation water requirement, one Kitui County farmer has resorted to growing vegetables in sacks...

Agreprenuer earns twice from ripening other farmers' bananas

  A farmer inspects a banana bunch at Kitale VI Farm. A Nyamira County farmer makes double earning by ripening banana fingers for schools. PHOTO BY: Laban Robert As banana growers wait...

Trenches store roadside water for Kitui farmer

Bananas growing in a trench. A Kitui County farmer i suing trenches to store roadside-runoff water for use on dry spells. PHOTO BY INFONET BIOVISION. As drought causes losses of livestock...

Feeding increases milk production

Kakamega County farmer, Wycliffe Ochango feeds his cow at the Moi AKS Showground during the 2016 tradefair. Monitoring of the dairy feeding programme is gradually increasing the milk yield for...