• 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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April 17th, 2024

Compound Fertilizer

A compound fertilizer is a type of fertilizer that contains two or more essential plant nutrients in each granule or particle. Unlike single-nutrient fertilizers (e.g. urea), compound fertilizers are formulated to provide a balanced mixture of nutrients to support plant growth and development. Here are key characteristics and aspects of compound fertilizers: 1️⃣ Nutrient Composition […]

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April 15th, 2024

Introduction to the Calcium Nutrient

Calcium (Ca) is a vital nutrient essential for robust plant growth and development, yet often overlooked compared to nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. In today’s discussion, we will explore the critical role of calcium in plant physiology and its importance for achieving healthy crops and higher yields. 1️⃣ Calcium Role in Plants Calcium is a primary […]

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April 11th, 2024

Urea Fertilizer

Did you know that urea is one of the most widely used nitrogen fertilizers globally? Let’s explore why urea is essential for optimizing crop nutrition and boosting agricultural productivity: 1️⃣ Production Process Urea fertilizer is produced through a controlled reaction of ammonia gas (NH3) and carbon dioxide (CO2) under specific temperature and pressure conditions. The […]

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