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By Dominic Omondi In 2017, Sh150 billion worth of food went to waste, tossed out or left to rot, a report that tries to track food waste has said. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
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18th May 2018
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Ruth Vaughan, Technical Director, CropNuts There is increasing pressure on us to grow healthy flowers, fruit and vegetables with less and less chemical pesticides.  The export markets we supply to ch
The Influence of Plant Nutrition on Pests and Diseases
28th March 2018
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By David Jones, CropNuts BroadAcre Agronomist Having toured several farms in the North Rift, Nakuru and Naivasha lately, it is apparent that Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is still alive and kic
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19th April 2018
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By Dr. Charles Gachene, BSC, MSc, University of Nairobi, PhD in Soil Science Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Mother Nature is on a very serious revenge mission in this country, as recent
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22nd May 2018
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By Ian Mutua Who Is Daktari wa Udongo? We are a team of passionate soil doctors who have made it our mission to transform the lives of rural farmers in the remotest of areas throughout Kenya. We are c
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15th August 2018/by Cropnuts
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8th August 2018/by Cropnuts
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