soybean farming

Drought tolerant soy bean can earn farmers Sh170,000 in three months

 As demand for soy beans continues to soar amid suppressed production, farmers in rain-scarce areas such as Machakos, Kitui, Turkana and Makueni can reap more than Sh170,000 per acre in three months with the SB19 variety. Kenya requires about 70,000 metric tonnes per year, but the supply hardly reaches 15,000 metric tonnes. Most soy beans …

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