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Dow Agro Sciences Launches New Pesticide for Cereal Crops

Cereal farmers

Cereal farmers in Kenya are set to benefit from a new herbicide formulation that eliminates stubborn weeds, known to reduce yields in wheat, barley and maize.   The product, Lancelot 450WG, was […]


Kenyan Farmers to Benefit from Innovative Insurance Program

A farm in the Kerio Valley

NAIROBI, – The Government of Kenya today launched the Kenya National Agricultural Insurance Program, which is designed to address the challenges that agricultural producers face when there are large production […]


Kenyan farmers get new export bean varieties

    NAIROBI, – Kenyan farmers now have new bean varieties that mature faster and are suited for making value added products for the export market. The four bean varieties […]


Kenyan flower farmers say high taxation scare away investors

NAIVASHA,  – The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) on Sunday decried high taxation and cost of production in the East African nation, noting that it was putting off investors. KFC Chief Executive Jane […]


India unveils budget focusing on agriculture, rural poor

NEW DELHI, — The Indian government Monday unveiled its budget for the fiscal year 2016-17, aimed at boosting agriculture and appealing to the rural poor. Presenting the budget in the parliament, Indian […]


Sensitization campaign set to equip farmers with knowledge in fertilizer use

Eldoret: Leading Fertilizer Company, Yara East Africa Limited has today flagged off their first annual Yara Mukulima Tour that aims at creating awareness on the importance of fertilizer as a means of promoting better farm […]


Dow AgroSciences Launches New Insecticide Targeting Kenya’s Flower industry

Small holder farmer support, Introduction of technology, research and development and product Innovation cited as key to driving the Horticultural sector’s growth. 29/02/16…Flower farmers in Kenya are set to benefit […]


Livestock farmers making a kill from sale of animal waste

    NAIROBI, — As organic farming picks up in Kenya, livestock farmers are making a living selling manure that is steadily becoming the fertiliser of choice for many. The […]



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