Pandi Fresh creates market for western farmersPandi Fresh creates market for western farmers
03 Jul 2015 09:24 - Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica

Pandi Fresh, a value addition export oriented firm is offering ready opportunity for small [ ... ]

Mumias cane farmers find solace in Soya and MaizeMumias cane farmers find solace in Soya and Maize
03 Jul 2015 09:21 - Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica

As the fate of Mumias Sugar hangs in balance, sugar cane farmers are dumping the once cher [ ... ]

Citrus farmers in Kenya and Tanzania are set to benefit from a project that seeks to embrace alternative...

Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has partnered with Safaricom to roll out a cashless payment solution across the country, a move that will boost efficiency in factory...

At 24 years, Harun Munuve has constructed over 40 greenhouses for his clients and built a horticultural produce powerhouse with his tomatoes alone...

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Online tool enables farmers predict weather patterns
farmbizafrica - Saturday, 04 July 2015
onlinetoolsSmallholder farmers and seed companies are now able to predict weather conditions for up to eight days, informing their planting seasons, thanks to an online tool that sends them climate alerts. The weather management tool known as awhere weather was first developed in US by John Corbett but has been localized to suit farmers and seed companies’ needs in Africa and Asia. It can predict possible temperatures while keeping records of historical weather patterns assisting farmers to plan in advance when to plant and harvest. It has also come in handy for seed companies and ...Read more...

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Livestock

Pig farmers cautioned against use of Kitchen leftover f...

Researchers have cautioned pig farmers against the use of kitchen left over as cheap feeds to their pigs warning apart from lacking the vital nutrients for the animals, they are the main carriers and sources of the dreaded African swine fever. The revelation came in during the national pi [ ... ]

Management

Pandi Fresh creates market for western farmers

Pandi Fresh, a value addition export oriented firm is offering ready opportunity for smallholder farmers in Nyanza and Western regions of Kenya. The firm’s initiative of virtually buying almost all the farm produce ranging from vegetables, horticulture and livestock is driving higher far [ ... ]

Crops

Moth threatens Kenya’s Sh14b capsicum market

A brownish grey moth is threatening Kenya’s capsicum market, valued at Sh14billion with consignments meant for exports having been intercepted, even as neighbouring Uganda suffers an export ban on the same. The pest known as False Codling moth (FCM) is indigenious to Africa and is know [ ... ]

Markets

Young agrippreneur spurs dairy farming with online plat...

A young agripreneur has launched an online market place that is assisting players in the dairy sector buy and sell goods and services online, a venture that has not only pointed farmers to cheaper alternatives, but credited with the rising uptake of dairy farming. Victor Otieno aged 27 a [ ... ]