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Cassava leaves are an alternative source food for dairy cows in the dry season

Cassava and dairy farmers can dry cassava leaves for use during the dry season when there is scarcity of pasture instead of throwing them according to a research by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO). Last year at least 1,500 livestock died in Baringo County alone due to drought that led to insufficient …

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This dry season: Nyamira farmer teaming with colleagues to make good use of water sources

  Furrow irrigation system set to pump water to channels and basins for irrigating the farm before planting begins. A farmer in Nyamira County is collaborating with colleagues near water sources, one near Sondu River and another near a stream in Magwagwa Location to ease tomato production through drip and furrow irrigation systems during dry …

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