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FarmBiz TV:Farmer deploys vertical farming to get pest-free vegetables for daughter’s medical needs.

IMG 20200624 WA0006By John Matava

When his young daughter suffered complications from gastritis, Onesmus Muthuri ventured into vertical farming to secure a steady supply of vegetables with a reduced need for pest control chemicals.The vertical farming, which uses 90 per cent less water than conventional farming, as well as less space, requires far fewer chemicals for pest control.

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