• Grow more with less.

    Get lab tests for your farm’s soil, water, plants and other inputs.

  • Internationally Accredited Laboratory Services

    20 years of delivering high quality laboratory & advisory services for agriculture, environmental monitoring and food safety sectors in Africa.

  • Welcome to Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services

    Advising farmers across Africa on how grow the best with less.

  • Start your own Soil Testing Lab for Smallholder Farmers

    The Cropnuts FARMLAB gives smallholder farmers direct access to in-field laboratory services. Talk to us about setting one up for your company or community.

  • Expert hands-on training from people with over 20 years of experience

    Sign up today and get hands-on technical training from our agronomy expert.

  • Breaking yield records with precision farming

    Tap into our large-scale precision agronomy service to achieve internationally record- breaking yields.

Center of Analytical & Agronomy Excellence

Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Ltd (Cropnuts) is East Africa's leading agricultural testing laboratory & agronomy advisory services company. Leaders in soil fertility, water quality, food safety, pesticide residues, fertilizer quality, animal feed, plant disease & nematode laboratory analysis.

Leading farm management consultants offering farm advisory services with advanced tools such as satellite imagery for precision farming, GIS applications for soil mapping & land suitability surveys.

  • 12390

    Corporate Clients

  • 75835

    Smallholder Farmers

  • 13

    Mobile Laboratories

  • 944

    Field Trials Conducted

Our Laboratory is Internationally Accredited

Cropnuts is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by the Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS). ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation fulfills the general competence requirements for testing and calibration laboratories and demonstrates our ability to carry out laboratory testing and calibration to an international standard.

Real Farmers, Real Success Stories

Find out more about how we are working with farmers to improve their yields

  • How We Achieved Massive 11.84 ton/ha Barley Yield

    Barley farming in Kenya is setting new yield records as witnessed in various barley trials conducted in Timau, Meru County. Trials are a huge part of making progress in farming, and back in September 2018 we harvested something truly special. A plot of barley – 10 metres long by 2 metres in length – that […]

  • Soil Testing For Smallscale Farmers In Malawi

    Our on-site AI based soil testing platform has already reached 90,000 smallholder farmers across Africa

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Soil health Crop Trials Crop Nutrition Think Agronomy
December 1st, 2023

Wheat Variety Blends – A Route to Cutting Wheat Production Costs?

For years, farmers around the world have focused on growing single varieties of wheat; populations of identical individuals that have been selected for their yield and other desirable traits. More recently farmers and researchers have begun to look at mixtures of blends of different varieties, in order to benefit from the diversity in disease resistance […]

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Soil health Crop Nutrition Crop Production Soil Testing
November 24th, 2023

Sustainable Soil Nutrient Management

Sustainable soil nutrient management is at the core of environmentally conscious and economically viable agriculture. It involves practices that optimize nutrient use efficiency, minimize environmental impact, and promote long-term soil health. Here are key sustainable practices for managing soil nutrients Organic Matter Addition Increasing soil organic matter content is a foundational practice for sustainable nutrient […]

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Food Testing Food Science Food safety Services Food Safety
November 24th, 2023

Importance of Food Testing in Ensuring Safety

Ensuring the safety of the food we consume is a shared responsibility—from the producers to the consumers. At the heart of this responsibility lies the crucial practice of food testing. Let’s explore why food testing is paramount in guaranteeing the safety and quality of our food: Identification of Contaminants: Food testing allows for the identification […]

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