Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong addressing farmers outside the county offices

Agriculture CS to open LARASE Conference in Busia

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett will open the Lake Region Agribusiness Summit and Expo (LARASE) at the Busia Agricultural Training Centre today. Busia County Executive Committee Member...

Misikhu-Brigadier road tarmacking launched

  After decades of suffering from the effects of the poor road network, residents of Webuye east and Tongaren constituency will be relieved after the...
Mumias Sugar Company

Agriculture parliamentary select committee in Mumias

Farmers have been urged by Kakamega County Deputy Commissioner Philip Soi to stop pointing accusing fingers and playing blame games when it comes to...
Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture aren't satisfied with the state of Mumias Sugar Company

Committee expresses disappointment with Mumias Sugar

The parliamentary select committee on agriculture has disclosed that Mumias Sugar Company shouldn't receive any more funds for its revival unless they present their books...
NCPB will only purchase maize from registered farmers

NCPB to purchase maize from registered farmers only

In a bid to weed out middlemen who have infiltrated the agriculture sector, the Ministry of agriculture is set to start vetting maize farmers...
Introducing courses in universities dealing with coffee farming will be very beneficial

Government urged to introduce Coffee courses in faculties

The Agriculture department is supposed to introduce courses related to coffee farming in universities in Western region as one way of boosting coffee farming...
Madam Sophie Kibuywa has urged farmers in Tongaren to change and adapt to current methods

Tongaren residents urged to embrace modern farming

Residents of Tongaren Sub County have been urged to embrace modern farming methods to enable them to reap more from food crops farming as well...
Senator Henry Ole Ndiema has urged the government to buy maize from local farmers

Government urged to buy maize from local farmers

Trans Nzoia senator Henry Ole Ndiema has appealed to the government to consider buying maize from farmers hailing from Trans Nzoia County before purchasing...
Mr. Otanga with farmers at one of the passion fruits seedbed at Sango

Farmers urged to embrace passion fruit production

Farmers in Likuyani Sub County have been encouraged to embrace passion fruit farming in order to economically empower themselves. Mr. Magellan Otanga, an officer with...
Mr. Boaz Bulimu in his banana farm

Lugari farmer reaping rewards of banana farming

Researchers from the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) recently reported bananas may replace staples like potatoes in developing countries if temperatures keep...