Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba. FILE PHOTO

Government urged to urgently deal with armyworm invasion

Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba has urged the national government to procure pesticides which will enable farmers to deal with the fall armyworm invasion,...
The fall armyworms can cause great damage to plantations

Armyworms infestation raises fresh concerns

The infestation of fall armyworms has raised concerns once again, with farms in Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu and Kericho Counties affected. Farmers have urged...
Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri (centre) flagging off bags of DAP fertilizer

Agriculture CS hits out at fraudulent traders

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has hit out at unscrupulous traders who are out to benefit in place of farmers, who are looking to sell their...
Kikai Coffee Farmers Co-operative Society Manager Patrick Maskini addressing the press

Bungoma County government urged to provide fertilizer to coffee farmers

 Coffee farmers in Bungoma County have called upon the County government to consider securing subsidized fertiliser for them as they target improved yields. Speaking...

Massive tree planting exercise launched in Bungoma

Bungoma County commissioner James Kianda has called upon residents to embrace tree planting exercise during this rainy season as a way of increasing forest...
Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa (left) and Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri (right) at Loyapat Irrigation Project in Turkana County. FILE PHOTO

Agriculture CS Kiunjuri gives updates on maize, subsidized fertilizer

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri has said already 900,000 bags of the required 1.2 million bags of fertilizer have been distributed to farmers and...
The Bungoma Meteorological Department County Director Noah Eredi sensitized farmers on the need to plant different crops this season

Bungoma farmers urged to plant variety of crops during long rains season

The meteorological department in Bungoma County has urged farmers to take advantage of this long rains season to plant different types of crops to...
A section of tilled land in Lugari forest ready for tree planting

93,000 seedlings to be planted in Lugari forest this year

The forest department has set aside over 93,000 tree seedlings to be planted in Lugari forest during the long rains season. Speaking to West Media,...

Residents who sold land urged to transfer ownership of title deeds to owners

Residents who sold land in West Pokot County have been urged to process and transfer ownership of title deeds and subdivisions to those who...
Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba addressing the press

Agriculture Ministry urged to avail subsidized fertilizer

Trans Nzoia County Governor Patrick Khaemba has urged Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri to make sure subsidized fertilizer reaches the County as soon as possible...