importance of soil fertility

Healthy Soil Is The Real Key To Feeding The World

Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world. One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled…
French beans farming and market prices in Kenya 2019

French Beans Farming Guide

French beans, also known as snap or green beans, and locally in Kenya as mishiri, are a major export crop. Interest in french beans farming is fast-growing for both fresh consumption and processing (mainly canning and freezing). French beans…
Food safety

Food Safety & Food Control Systems

Food safety is receiving much attention at the global level as its necessity crosslinking between food and health gaining momentum across the world. As food safety improvement is an unavoidable element in the campaign, work and progress towards…
restaurant food safety

Food Safety - Key Recipe For Restaurant Success

This is a part of the Quality Food Is Quality Life series to increase awareness on why food safety matters. Subscribe on the pop up below to receive more installment of these articles. What Do Customer Want? Clean. Customers want clean. Clean…
Agriculture technology

How Agriculture Technology is Revolutionizing the Food Industry

To keep up with the ever-increasing needs of society, we need to rethink how we approach the food industry through agriculture technology. The global population will reach 8.5 billion by 2030, according to the UN. Making sure we can produce…
Agrico East Africa farm seed potato

CROPNUTS Is Moving To A New Home

Cropnuts is making the big move....to a new home! We are happy to announce that we'll soon be moving to our new, ultramodern Laboratory Facility & Training Centre in Limuru. Our new Centre of Analytical & Agronomic Excellence…
Agrico East Africa farm seed potato

Haunting Photos Of Hunger: Why Are We Here Again?

About 1.1 million Kenyans mostly living in arid and semi-arid areas are on the brink of starvation and require intervention.This is according to the short Rains Assessment report released last week, which alludes that food crisis is expected…
Agrico East Africa farm seed potato

George Kili's Story Perfectly Demystifies Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture (PA) or Precision Farming is a modern approach to farming which uses Information Technology (IT) tools to ensure crops and the soil receive exactly what they need for optimum health & yield. George's Story George…
Kalro seed potato varieties list

Potato Varieties Grown In Kenya

Seed potato varieties in Kenya are produced by certified seed producers such as KALRO, Agrico East Africa, International Potato Centre (CIP), Bioplant GmbH, Africalla among others Seed Potato Varieties List 1. Roslin Eburu B53…
Agrico East Africa farm seed potato

Certified Seed Potato Production In Kenya

The availability of certified seed potato in Kenya is improving, thanks to efforts being made by National Potato Council of Kenya & KEPHIS. Potato is the world’s fourth most important food crop after wheat, maize and rice. It…