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How to make your own dairy meal at home cheaply

How to make dairy meal at home: BY BIKO KITHINJI: Making home made concentrates It’s now a common fact that you should know if you are interested in dairy farming. Any cow fed on grasses alone will never achieve...

Tomato Farming Kenya: How to make millions from tomato farming

Tomato Farming Kenya: The picturesque is complemented by patches of blossoming horticultural crops in many parts of the county where farmers who have invested adequate resources in tomato, vegetables and French beans are reaping fortunes. One such farmer is...

How my watermelon farming dream ended in tears and losses

Watermelon business in Kenya: This feature on the challenges of farming watermelons was first published in the Smart Harvest journal: Six years ago, Mr Zacharia Onchuri packed his bags and left his home in Sotik to pursue a new...

My journey from Sh. 500 to Sh. 50,000 profit in methi farming

Methi Farming: After post election violence in 2008, Elijah Mbugua was left with no option but to relocate from Eldoret town where he was selling second hand clothes to his rural home at Nyandarua. Here, he started growing corriander...

A to Z of chilli pepper farming in Kenya

Chilli Pepper Farming: Cayene Chilli farming is one of the most rewarding venture, especially due to the short duration it takes to mature and head to the market. Normally, it will take 3 to 6 weeks to mature. The...

How duo makes Sh. 200,000 a month from hydroponics farming

Hydroponics in Kenya: Childhood best friends Wachira Mwangi and Samuel Mbugua are teaching farmers a technique that may sound like the stuff of science fiction — growing crops without the use of soil and making a tidy sum out...

I started with Sh. 5,000 and became a millionaire from farming tomatoes

Profitable Tomato Farming in Kenya: BY SMART HARVEST - Nicholas Njagi's seven acre tomato farm located in Igamba-ng’ombe, Tharaka Nithi County, produces 400 boxes of tomatoes per acre and this season is no different. With seven acres under the crop, he harvests...

Best onion varieties in Kenya that will give you Sh. 800,000 per acre

Best onion varieties in Kenya: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes for their appetizing aroma and a baseline of sweet and earthly flavor. Most farmers in Kenya are tapping into the growing onion business by...

Company introduces employee outsourcing in the flower industry

Flower farms can now outsource employees from a pool created and managed by The Manpower Company The outsourcing model creates work opportunities for employees while affording employers flexibility; an invaluable benefit for industries that experience seasonality. “Our wide database of...

The secret to earning huge profits from farming mushrooms in Kenya

Farming Mushrooms in Kenya is still in its infancy stage although it is picking up as consumption rises. Two types of mushrooms are grown in the country; button and oyster. Of the two, button is the most popular with its...
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How to make your own dairy meal at home cheaply

How to make dairy meal at home: BY BIKO KITHINJI: Making home made concentrates It’s now a common fact that you should know if...

Credit Bank to support Meru County’s Vision 2040 plan

Over the years, Credit Bank has been at the fore front in supporting small and medium enterprises in the country. This has seen small-scale...

Wash Wash Money in Kenya: Unsuspecting Kenyans are losing millions

Wash Wash Money in Kenya: Many Kenyans have lost millions of money after falling prey to a scam that promises to multiply money. Most...

This is the easy way you can pay all your debts and loans

How to Repay Debt Faster: BY HILLARY LISIMBA AMBANI. Hillary is the author of The Boy with Shoes: A Kenyan Childhood. In this post...