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FarmBiz Training Schedule – Q1 2022

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All our courses are given by experts and include time for your questions. We aim to run each training module for exactly two hours, with the training run on the Telegram app.

You can download the Telegram app here.

The registration fee for any course and any farmer is KSh950, which you can pay by Mpesa. For Farmbiz Society members, each course is discounted and costs KSh600. You can find out more about FarmBiz Society here.

To join a course, you need to click on its name below. This will open your registration form. You fill out the form with your name and details and pay the training subscription. We will then add you to the course group on Telegram, and look forward to seeing you in the training course.

We can also add additional training subjects, if is a course you really need and would like us to run. To suggest extra subjects, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page, suggesting subjects for future training courses. Your suggestions will appear in the comments section below, for other farmers to comment on too, if they want to.

Scheduled Courses

  • Farmbiz Society Members Only: How to use your membership advertising and marketing tools to get thousands of new customers. Free to members. MD, Jenny Luesby. 14th February, 9:00AM -11:00AM.
  • Exporting for farmers. Kentrade’s own training in the exporting process and exactly what registrations you need: how to find out what’s required and how to get help with each requirement. Thursday 17th February, 10-12pm.
  • Coffee growing – Part 1. Paul Githinji, a highly successful coffee farmer for more than 30 years, shows you how to work out if your land is suitable for coffee growing. This session covers the conditions needed, and how you measure for them, to ensure coffee would thrive on your farm. Monday 14th February, 9am-11am.
  • Mapping crop prices to earn more. Joshua Mamwaka has been mapping the prices and price trends in Kenyan markets since 2017 to establish the patterns of shortages and price surges, gluts and falling prices. In this session, he shows how farmers can time their planting and harvesting to get higher returns by understanding annual and seasonal price trends. Tuesday 8th February, 9am-11am.

To register for any course, please click on the course name. This takes you to the registration form.

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