• 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 Stephen Tripled His Coffee Yield – From 2 to 6 Tons

    How can smallholder coffee farmers triple their coffee yields with lower fertilizer costs than before? Through soil testing and analysis to triple your yields and increase profitability in coffee farming! This is our Coffee Farming Success Story. Stephen, a smallholder coffee farmer from Central Kenya used to harvest 2500 kilos of coffee from his farm. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Capsicum Farming Success Story

    Ann Muturi, a greenhouse farmer in Kenya’s Kiambu county, has a capsicum farming success story that will rekindle your hope in tomato & capsicum farming Successful Graduate Farmer Ann has won many hats in the past from being a student of math and chemistry at university level, an IT professional and an NGO practitioner to […]

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Cover Crops Soil health
June 24th, 2022

The ABC of Cover Crops

Cover crops are planted to cover the soil rather than for the sole purpose of being harvested. Commercial cropping and removal of crop residue leaves the soil surface bare until the next crop is planted. Bare soils are very fragile and prone to erosion, capping, heating, and degeneration. Bare soils cause floods and dust storms. […]

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soilhealth Biochar carbon
June 9th, 2022

The Bountiful Benefits Of Biochar

Biochar is the new buzzword in farming.  What is it?  Biochar is basically ‘charred’ agricultural waste created through slow-burning of organic matter in the absence of oxygen (pyrolysis).  This creates a porous, high carbon, stable material that can be added to the soil to improve soil properties.  The claims for the benefits of biochar are […]

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Growhow News
April 25th, 2022

Building The Resilience Of The Soil

Soil is important not just for growing plants and supporting our farmers, but it plays a major function in the health of the planet. Soil provides us with what are known as ecosystem services, essential for global health. The resilience of the soil is its capacity to recover and bounce back after a change of regime […]

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