Telegram group offers farmers free info

One of the posters encouraging farmers to join FarmerBot. Photo courtesy More than 22,000 farmers in Kenya have joined a growing social media network group for virtual specialised crop husbandry and...

Achieving over 70% egg hatching

  Nakuru farmer, Mary Njeri's sorted eggs ready for incubation. Rearing chickens for incubation eggs boosts hatching percentage. Photo: Laban Robert. Chick agripreneurs rearing laying hens achieve more than 70 per cent...

Water hyacinth turned to animal feed

Kakamega County farmer Isaac Shilaro with his cow at the Moi ASK Shoground, Kakamega, in 2016. Homa Bay youths are making cheap, but rich feeds from water hyacinth. Photo by...

Solar powered tent keeps agroproduce cool

  University of Nairobi student Emmanuel Amwoka (in white polo tshirt) zips the Wakati tent fridge after packing capsicums. Looking on is a colleague. The solar powered tent keeps fruits and...

Farmer buys a cow from solar irrigation savings

Bungoma County farmer, Evans Shikuku, irrigates vegetables with a solar powered pump from Futurepump. The pump has enabled him buy a dairy cow after making savings from hiring generators. Photo...

Solar incubator saves farmer hatching costs

A farmer holds chicks after hatching from an incubator. A Kiambu County farmer is saving on hatching costs using a solar incubator he makes. Photo by Vigyanashram. The high cost of...