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FarmBiz TV:Farmer rears earthworms for organic fertilizer that raises yields 50 per cent


By John Matava

George Muturi, a vermiculture farmer based in Kiambu County, is rearing earthworms to make organic fertilizers that raises crop yields by  50 per cent.Before using the organic fertilizer he was harvesting 80 to 100 kgs  of vegetables, where now he gets up to 150 kilograms from the same area. He also uses the earthworms to feed his chickens.

George Muturi can be reached on +254(0) 717 411 668

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