Saturday, September 23, 2017
Some of the farmers at the Chekalini cattle dip

Toxic plunge dip causes cattle deaths in Chekalini

Livestock keepers from Chekalini in Lugari Sub County are counting losses following the death of their cattle that died after being plunged in the Chekalini...
Maize that has been affected by Aflatoxin

Farmers warned against effects of aflatoxin

As the harvesting season approaches in most parts of the country, farmers have been advised to enhance proper post harvest handling and use appropriate storage...
Livestock Principal Secretary Dr Andrew Tuimur at the Nandi County head offices handing over the pesticides

Government dispatches army worm pesticides in Nandi

Livestock Principal Secretary Dr. Andrew Tuimur has dispatched pesticides to combat the army worm infestation in Nandi County. While addressing farmers at the Nandi County...
County Executive Member in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives Nixon Amendi (second right) being shown some of the machines at the exhibition where farmers benefited

Kenya Seed Company trains Vihiga farmers

Farmers in Vihiga County got a chance to learn the skills necessary for practising good farming that paves way for an improved harvest and...
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett. FILE PHOTO

Over 1.2 million bags of maize have been received, says Agriculture CS

Agriculture CS Willy Bett has said that so far over 1.2 million bags of maize have been received, and they're expecting to receive more than...
Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Zonal Coordinator, Western Zone, Sarah Marango in Busia 

Busia farmers urged to embrace the use of organic products

Farmers in Busia County have been urged to embrace the use of organic products to control Fall Armyworms which have invaded maize farms in Western, North and South Rift regions...
President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing listeners at the Kenya Co-operatives Creameries factory in Eldoret

Youths should see Agriculture as a business, insists President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the youth in Kenya to embrace dairy farming and agriculture, instead of waiting for white collar jobs. While addressing leaders,...
President Uhuru Kenyatta acknowledges greetings from residents at Endebess

President Kenyatta issues funds to Agricultural Development Corporation

President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a cheque worth Kshs. 200 million to the Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) to cater for their workers' salaries. The President, who...
The fall army worm has already caused considerable loss to farmers in Kenya

Kenya could incur a heavy loss due to army worm attack

Andrew Tuimur, who is the Principal Secretary of Agriculture in the State Department of Livestock, said Kenya could lose 16 million bags of maize...
US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec (centre) at Savani in Nandi hills constituency where he had visited cottage industries and purple tea farms

There is a high global demand for Kenya’s purple tea-Ambassador Godec

The United States of America Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec has revealed that purple tea in the global market is in high demand due...