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BAT's full year profit up 41% on lower operation costs

Net profit grew to Sh5.5 billion from Sh3.9 billion in 2019

Calls for urgent action to tackle climate change impact on agriculture

  • In 2015, global leaders pledged to tackle the climate change through the adoption of the Paris ...

Kenya hosts African science journalists conference this week

Participants from 35 African countries are expected to attend the virtual meeting.

Agritech key to change farming fortunes

Farmers are turning to mechanisation to meet the high demand for potatoes

How to get the best results from planting

Before planting, you need certain steps to minimise yield-limiting factors

Kicking sex-for-jobs out of flower farms

Rights of flower farm workers are most abused during Valentine's

New innovation to repel tsetse flies from livestock

Innovative technology mimics the odours of animals that are not bitten by tsetse flies

Antibiotics classified to prevent overuse and resistance

Kenya holds first African World Antibiotics Awareness Week from Monday.

Farming changing fortunes of Garissa residents

Garissa has debunked the myth of it being a vast, dry land and agriculturally unproductive as profiled by colonialists ...

Unga sales dip over safety concerns

Flour prices stagnate following suspension of aflatoxin contaminated maize flour

Animal feed millers want state to allow GM maize imports

The competition has led to high prices of animal feed in the country.

State sets aside Sh200 million to buy rice for grain reserve

For the first time in history, the Strategic Food Reserve will buy rice from farmers

Wheat glut might cause price drop to farmers' loss

Harvest from lower Narok was late, coincided with Nakuru and Eldoret's.

Farmers urged to use Aflasafe to produce safe cereals

Product developed by researchers from Kalro with support of US government.

Raise coffee fund to Sh4 billion, Kigumo MP urges state

Says Sh3 billion in this year's budget is too little to have a big impact on production

New KCC to convert milk to powder

Ministry requests Treasury for Sh2 million to buy milk

Sugar imports rise by 70% due to low production

Out of 13 sugar companies, only five operated continually in September