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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…
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French Beans Mishiri Farmer Harvests 720Kg Per Acre

French beans (commonly known as Mishiri) farmer Laban Kirimi in Meru Kenya, put soil analysis to the test and and his french beans farming has never been the same again. French Beans Mishiri Farming When Laban first tested his soil, he was…
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Anne Muturi Success Story: How Soil Analysis Helped Improve My Yield

Ann Muturi, a greenhouse farmer in Kenya's Kiambu county, has a 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…
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Meru Farmer Doubles Onion Yield

Onion farming is popular in Kenya and Africa because of the great demand the crop commands. We met up with James, one of our successful onion farmers to tell us his story. Profitable Onion Farming James Mbogo is a farmer at heart. For 7 seven…
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Mwihaki Ndung'u On Growing Potatoes Successfully: It Starts With The Soil

Growing potatoes successfully is no longer a mystery. In the misty rolling landscape of Kinale in Kiambu County, lies two potato farms. One belongs to Ms. Mwihaki and right next is her's - is her cousin's Jane potato farm. Potato is a common…
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Crescent Joya: My Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease Story

Maize farmers dread it Understandably so, because it causes total crop failure And it has no cure.. The only way to handle it is to prevent it. What are we talking about? Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease aka MLND. A lethal viral…
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Wamagata Ng'ang'a: Why More Fertilizer Isn't Always Better

By Oscar Adika   "More isn't better. It's just more. And if directed at the wrong things, it's actually worse." - anonymous Tucked in the middle of ever bustling and busy Kinoo area, lies a 3 acre farm. 2 small greenhouses, a cow/goat/chicken/rabbit…
challenges facing organic farming in kenya

Ken Chemngorem: How I Improved My Milk Production With A Simple Soil Test

Deep in the heart of Nakuru county in Kenya, Ken Chemngorem is managing an impressive 20-acre modern farm. 14 dairy cows and 6 calves graze peacefully in the green terrain of the farm. For Ken, these cows mean a lot since they provide upto around…
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Organic Farm Success Story: Why Irrigation Water Quality Is Important

Organic farm ing in Kenya is on the rise in the recent past. Nyumbani Karen Organic farm is run by the Nyumbani Children Home in Karen. The farm manager, Paul Ndirangu, offers some insights he discovered in running an organic farm successfuly. "To…
challenges facing organic farming in kenya

Government Banks On Crop Insurance To Boost Agricultural Output

This article originally appeared in The Business Daily Newspaper Boosting Food Security The government is banking on crops insurance to achieve food security in the country, a senior s officer in the Agriculture ministry has said. John…