Senate calls for probe on coffee theft

The Senate committee on Agriculture wants the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to investigate coffee millers and establish their source of coffee parchment in a bid to stop rampant theft of the commodity. The committee...

DP Ruto launches 1st ever chicken auction

Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday returned to Kambi Kuku in Uasin Gishu County where he spent his youthful days selling chicken to motorists to launch a poultry auction, the first of its kind,...

NCPB set to start receiving maize from farmers on Wednesday

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is set to start buying maize on Wednesday at 2,500 shillings per 90 kilograms bag. The announcement comes few days after President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered the price...
Turkana County Government will establish a model agri-nutrition farm, mainly focusing on horticultural and fruit farming at Nakwamekwi area near Lodwar Town.

Turkana County Government to establish agri-nutrition farm

Turkana County Government will establish a agri-nutrition farm, mainly focusing on horticultural and fruit farming at Nakwamekwi area near Lodwar Town. The County Executive for Agriculture, Pastoral Economy and Fisheries Philip Aemun has said that...
Farmers in Trans Nzoia embrace silage making to increase milk production

Farmers in Trans Nzoia embrace silage making to increase milk production

Dairy farmers in Trans Nzoia, are embracing silage making which is cost-effective as it is made from maize from their farms, thus making it much cheaper than other dairy feeds. In an interview with KNA...
International Day for Biological Diversity looks to solutions found in nature

International Day for Biological Diversity looks to solutions found in nature

Unlike previous years, the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) which is a United Nations global event was marked with individuals and organizations avoiding public gatherings or group activities in a bid to stop...

Smallholder farmers in Embu and Kitui benefit from afforestation program

More than 4500 smallholder farmers in Embu and Kitui Counties have benefited from a joint commercial tree planting program, supported by Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), and Better Globe Forestry (BGF). KEFRI and BGF came...

Quality of coffee improves in Embu County

By Benson Rioba The quality of coffee produced in Gatwara, Embu County has improved immensely thanks to farmers’ training on good crop husbandry. The coffee is fetching twice the amount farmers used to receive four years...
Food 4 Education

Wawira Njiru’s Food 4 Education draws global attention

“Ordinary men earn responsibility towards their family; extraordinary men earn duty towards their nation” Photos by Jackson Mnyamwezi This quote by Amit Kalantri ran through my mind while I interacted with Wawira Njiru, the founder and...

Tea farmers to earn more after development of value addition policy

Tea farmers are likely to earn more thanks to an ambitious initiative by the government and key value chain players to develop a value addition policy and diversification. Agriculture Chief Administrative Secretary Andrew Tuimur says...
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