The disease known as soft rot is caused by the bacteria Pectobacterium carotovorum
Banana production led to inter-ethnic economic and cultural contacts, in turn enabling different degrees of assimilation among various communities
He started the project in October last year, investing Sh6,000 in buying 3,000 rhizomes of the Eddoe and Dasheen varieties.
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Lucy Muthoni’s greenhouse farm uses plastic pipes and the hydroponics system to produce a bounteous harvest all year round
Several measures put in place by the government, as well as favourable weather, could see the country avoid a food crisis as it fights the...
Furrow irrigation systems work well in clay loamy soil, which can hold water for a longer duration
Kenya is basically an agricultural country, with 60 per cent of the economy falling in the sector.
In Narok, malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) caused by wilde beests is a common livestock disease
Mahogany is normally propagated by seed, which cost Sh5,000 a kilogramme at the Kenya Forestry Research Institute.
The method entails growing various kinds of crops on one’s farm not only for food sufficiency but also for better soil health
On average, she harvests from 10 hives at any time and gets some 150 kilos of honey at once.
Engaging children in farm work will provide the physical and mental health that they require during the period, writes Jecinta Mwirigi