Star Farmer

Cold weather to continue in most parts of Kenya - MET

Current drought affecting ASAL regions of the Northern and Eastern sectors of the country will worsen.

Scientists seek approval to plant genetically modified cassava

The experts say once approved, they will proceed to carry out the national performance trials

African food fellowship opens applications for 2022 Kenyan cohort

They are looking for business leaders, community, farmer representatives and government officials.

Locked Miracle moringa tree a moneymaker for Makueni farmers

The tree has high nutritional and medicinal benefits derived from its various parts

Empty shelves as Kenyans rush to buy Sh100 maize flour

Accessing the subsidized maize flour has been a nightmare for many Kenyans.

70 milling companies have signed a contract for maize flour subsidy

CS Munya assures Kenyans there is no rationing of unga hence no need for panic buying

Locked New maize tech to fight armyworm soon

Farmers will soon access method reducing mating, insecticides, health dangers.

Locked Why Unga is still retailing at Sh230 not Sh100

The Government had sought to reduce the cost of maize flour to Sh100

Locked State plans to subsidise maize flour prices to Sh100

The subsidy, according to an internal memo, will be in effect for four weeks.

Kenya seeks export market for livestock products

Government sets to expand her livestock share export globally.

Locked Invest in fodder farming to cut production costs, farmers told

Scientists say animal feeds are expensive and farmers have been forced to either downsize or close shop

Kiambu farm first to get certified for food safety compliance

Kenya Standard 1758:2016 (KS 1758) is a code of practice for the horticulture industry in the country

Animal feed prices to drop as maize imports arrive in two weeks

Agriculture PS Kimtai says two to three manufacturers have already placed their orders

Horticulture: State to open hot water treatment facility

The hot water treatment will help fight the fruit fly pest affecting mango exports.

GAIINS: Making agricultural and climate risk insurance gender inclusive

Agricultural insurance is promising and offers hope to crop farmers and livestock keepers

Maize flour prices to remain high due to scarcity — expert

A two-kilo packet is selling at Sh200 while a 90kg bag of maize is Sh6,200

Locked Bunyala rice farmers make millions as flooding stopped

Place was once a swamp but is now a productive rice field in Bunyala Irrigation Scheme