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Stinging leaves organic fertiliser increases yields 48% 

Nettle leaves soaked in water provide an organic fertiliser rich in crucial nutrients that boost plant growth and improve crop yields. Research has shown that applying nettle fertiliser in green...

Pioneer finds 18K a week dry-season income from mushrooms

Mushrooms that need little water and give continuous high earnings are emerging as a dry season solution for farmers who previously suffered a three-month gap in income until new rains.

Sugar cane rats attacking neighbouring farms in crop wipeouts

Farmers in Western Kenya looking to diversify from sugarcane face attacks from rats from nearby sugarcane plantations wiping out their entire harvests. After taking the bold step to clear out

June-July: Agriculture Event Calendar

From agricultural shows to seminars on dairy technology and food processing, these are our picks of events for June and July to increase farmer’s yield and incomes. Saturday, June 22nd
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