• 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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Soil health
September 8th, 2023

The Life Beneath our Feet

An intricate web of life lies beneath our feet that is often overlooked but plays a crucial role in shaping the health and fertility of our planet. Soil microbiology is of paramount importance in understanding the intricate relationships that exist between plants, soil, and the environment. The dynamic interplay of these microscopic organisms contributes significantly […]

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September 5th, 2023

Plan Now For El Niño Planting

As speculation over an impending El Niño continues to build, growers are advised to plan ahead to ensure that they are not caught out at planting and are in a position to make the most of what could be a high-potential season. Several farmers familiar with the 1997/98 El Niño have told me “Be careful […]

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Soil health Crop Trials Crop Nutrition Maize Crop Production Crop Diseases Think Agronomy Crop Protection Soil Testing
July 29th, 2023

Leaf Testing To Make an Impact

Every time I attend a talk, watch a video, or read an article on crop nutrition, the moment I hear the words “Nutrient X is important for [pollen formation / photosynthesis / insert any other process in the plant]”, I switch off. Whilst it is entirely true that different nutrients perform very different functions within […]

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