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  1. Could your pigs be suffering from foot and mouth disease?

    Food and mouth disease is both dramatic and devastating to livestock. It spreads quickly in the herd affecting all ages of the animals thus must be treated urgently.

  2. Couple makes case for organic farming

    Hosea Kiplagat and his wife Rose grow a variety of vegetables, keep dairy cows and goats using various permaculture and organic farming methods.

    Hosea Kiplagat
  3. How to profit from rising demand for local rice

    Farmers are grappling with various challenges, chief among them is the cultivation of low yielding rice varieties.

    Dr Ruth Musila
  4. Eight things to consider before setting up a modern dairy farm

    From the onset, you need to decide what your ultimate goal is, and whether you want to grow large or stay small in the long-term.

    Gideon Kirui feeds dairy cows
  5. Tips on harvesting dry maize for quality grains

    The maturity indices for dry maize include the stalks turning yellow and later brown.

    Maize farmer
  6. Yes, money grows on managu

    Cecilia Maina grows managu on three-quarter acre. She has segmented it into smaller portions to ensure she supplies the produce to the market all year round.

  7. Agriprenuer smells whiff of money in herbs

    Elizabeth Njoroge grows chives, thyme, sage and tarragon in storey gardens, which she harvests and mills into powder, selling the product for much higher income than that from fresh produce

    Elizabeth Njoroge
  8. Vine spinach: Nutritionally rich vegetable many ignore

    It contains high amounts of vitamin A, B and C, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and potassium

    traditional vegetables
  9. In the wake of climate change, pastoralists must adapt or perish

    As human population increases, the pastoralists are finding themselves with less land to disperse their animals to in search of pasture and water during the dry season.

    Boran cattle
  10. Marketing green maize after harvesting

    To determine if the maize is ready for harvest, stick a fingernail on the grain. If you get a milky sap coming out, the corn is ready for harvest.

    Green maize


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