CropNuts

Exciting Developments Happening At CropNuts

By Jeremy Cordingley This year we have new clients in Thailand, China, Madagascar and Ghana. As a Kenyan company, it’s a great feeling to know CropNuts' unique set of services are turning heads on many continents. We are proud to work with…
Crop Insurance

Government Banks On Crop Insurance To Boost Agricultural Output

This article originally appeared in The Business Daily Newspaper Boosting Food Security The government is banking on crops insurance to achieve food security in the country, a senior s officer in the Agriculture ministry has said. John…
Hay Arid Lands

Benefits of Early Planting in Arid & Semi Arid Lands (ASALs)

By Anne Munene After wearing out our knees offering supplications for rains – they are finally here and then they are not. Even with floods that have brought loss of life and property, there is a brigade of farmers that believe that the…

JULIANI: Youth Can Change The Face Of Agriculture

By JULIANI Talk has been rife of empowering and encouraging youth, many of whom suffer silently under the weight of food insecurity and the high cost of living, to participate in agriculture. Numerous workshops and seminars have been held in…
CropNuts Kitale Golf Tournament

Women Shine At the Cropnuts Kitale Golf Tournament

Women shone at the Cropnuts golf tournament that was held on Saturday Feb 24th at the Kitale golf club. The tournament is a build up to the TransNzoia Open by the Kenya Golf Union which produces Kenya’s best amateur golfers. Tournament Winners During…
Youth in Agriculture

Agriculture Needs a Makeover to Lure Young People Back to Farming

By Oscar Adika Rural youth are increasingly abandoning agriculture to work in cities, raising the question who will grow our food in the future? The Young Farmer: An Endangered Species? Africa has the youngest population in…
Smartphone farming

4 Ways The Smart Phone Is Changing Modern Agriculture

It doesn't matter what you do: Whether you are a Business exec, farmer, CEO, kange, student - we all use the smart phone to enhance our daily lives. It's really exciting to see farmers on the front line in adopting smart phone technologies…
KTDA Soil Leaf Sampling

KTDA Partners With Cropnuts to Test Tea Farmers' Soils

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has began conducting soil & leaf testing among small-scale tea farmers in Kenya to determine the best fertiliser for them. The project, a joint venture between the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA)…
Happy farmer

Soil Testing - Solution to Food Security in Africa?

Food is a great connector. It connects families, communities and even nations. Most memorable conversations happen at the dinner table. But how does the food end up at the dinner table in the first place? It's the farmers who bring food to…
Greenhouse farming

The Marvel Of Desert Agriculture In Israel

Israel. A tiny country. Mostly desert. Yet feeds the world. How? You have to see it to believe it 1. Yes this is a desert. Negev desert https://twitter.com/bisnisisrael/status/859989373625942016 2. Water-sensitive tomatoes and celery blooming…