• 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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February 23rd, 2024

Unlocking Profits through Improved Soil Health

Healthy soils are the bedrock of a thriving farming operation, and their impact on profitability is profound. Embracing improved fertilizer use efficiency and nurturing soil health can yield a multitude of benefits, translating into financial gains for growers. How Do I Profit? 1️⃣ Cost Savings on Fertilizers By cultivating well-balanced, biologically active soils, you can […]

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February 22nd, 2024

Factors Influencing Fertilizer Use Efficiency (FUE)

Fertilizer Use Efficiency (FUE) is a crucial metric in modern agriculture. It measures the proportion of nutrients from fertilizers that actually contribute to plant growth and development. Maximizing FUE is not only economically prudent for growers but also aligns with sustainable agricultural practices. Today, we’ll explore the factors influencing FUE and the strategies for optimizing […]

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February 21st, 2024

Soil Microbes and Plant Nutrient Availability

Soil microbes, the fungi bacteria and protozoa in the soil, are the driving force behind nutrient availability for plants. As growers, understanding and harnessing the power of these microbial allies can unlock the full potential of our soil and boost the health and productivity of our crops. Let’s take a deep dive into how to […]

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