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AGRIBUSINESS

Grace Mumbi: How I make my 5 cows produce 90 litres of milk daily

How to increase dairy production: Very few dairy farmers can boast of getting 90 litres of milk per day from five cows. But Grace Mumbi is doing just that. She started out with two dairy cows but now has...

Insights into Chris Kirubi’s multi-million 600 acre farm

Chris Kirubi Farming: Although he is widely known for his formal business ventures, billionaire industrialist Chris Kirubi has also ventured into agribusiness. He owns a 600 acre farm that is situated in the outskirts of Thika Town. Chris Kirubi farming:...

Government extending support to youth in agriculture, says Kenyatta

Youth in Agriculture: The President said there is need to ensure the sustainability of the agricultural sector by encouraging the participation of the nation’s youth through technology and innovation. He said the government’s measures to encourage the youth to take...

What it takes to be a successful farmer in Kenya today

Best Farm in Kenya: Being a farmer is a lifestyle as much as it is a job, and it can be one of the most satisfying career choices for everyone. Notable skills that all professionals in agriculture should have...

I started dairy farming with Sh. 10,000, now I own a multi-million dairy farm

Dairy Farm Kenya: With only Sh. 10,000 and eager to venture into dairy farming, life looked rather bleak for Peter Njoroge. That was in 1992. But the inadequate capital to establish a dairy enterprise did not deter the 57-year-old from...

Top agribusiness and agricultural companies in Kenya

Top Agribusiness Companies: The agricultural industry is the backbone of Kenya’s economy, with the country's main exports being agricultural products. There are several agribusinesses and agricultural industries in Kenya, but the following companies tops the list of the Top...

How my cows produce 50 litres of milk each, heifers cost Sh. 600,000

There are certain dairy farms in Kenya that are doing extremely well. In these dairy farms, cows retail close to Ksh. 1 million with milk production of more than 50 litres per cow. Well, one of these farms is...

Know this before you buy that Friesian or Holsteins dairy cow

Friesian Cows in Kenya:The friesian dairy cows are highly popular in Kenya. But before you buy one, you need to know the following information: BY OTHIENO JOSEPH / THE STANDARD: Ask any farmer which is their preferred dairy breed and...

Farmers in Kenya reaping big from Co-op bank’s deepening support

Farmers in Kenya: The Co-operative Bank has continued to support the agricultural sector and specifically farmers in all corners of the country. This is evident at the ASK Mombasa International Trade Fair where the bank is showcasing its deep...

Deborah Wakesho: I am proof you can make money from farming

Making money from farming: Deborah is among the few farmers in Werugha; Marumange village in Wundanyi Sub County who practices mixed farming in her 2 acres of land. Deborah began farming in 2008 after several attempts of job searching in...
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Moi University Digital Assembly: Moi University in partnership with jp.ik, a portuguese Information and Communication Technologies company, has unveiled a range of premium ICT...

Safaricom, EABL, Bidco in top 100 best employer in Kenya list

Best Employer in Kenya: The 2019 list of the most preferred employers is out. Telecommunications giant, Safaricom once again topped the list of the...

Kenyatta family now own Sh. 6.6 billion stake in NCBA bank

Kenyatta Family Business Empire:The Kenyatta family now own a stake worth over Sh. 6.6 billion in the merged NIC Group and CBA Group banks. According...

Safaricom introduces data, call, SMS bundles without expiry dates

Safaricom Bundles: Leading telecommunications giant Safaricom has become the first mobile services provider in Kenya to introduce non expiry data, voice and short message...