The initiative is in line with his “pesa mfukoni” manifesto. It also seeks to increase productivity, stimulate value addition and attract good prices. The farmers are also guaranteed of ready market for their produce.
Revealed: Number of Fertilizer Bags Distributed To North Rift So Far
The government has been providing farmers with fertilizer at a subsidied price of Ksh3,500 per 90 kilogram bag.
Trans Nzoia County Assembly Signs MOU with National Research Fund
Assembly Speaker Andrew Wanyonyi, NRF board of directors Chairman Prof. Ratemo Michieka and Chief Executive Officer Dickson Andala signed the agreement at the assembly on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
DP Gachagua Begs Farmers to Release Maize to the Market
The DP says the country is currently facing a shortage of maize that has pushed prices of maize flour higher.
Moi University Starts Harvesting Apples (Photos)
Moi University launched Apple Farming in May 2021 not to only generate income for the Institution but also to contribute to Food Security Nutrition Security and Health.
Revive, Industrialize Kenya’s Agriculture Sector, Manufactures Tell Government
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) Chairman, Rajan Shah observed that whereas there are endless opportunities for value addition in the agriculture sector, they are largely untapped.
Eldoret ASK Show to Host First-Ever GPC Fertilizer Auction
According to GPC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Joe Kariuki, 10,000 bags of organic fertilizers will be available for auction.
‘We Also Need Subsidized Fertilizers’ – Uasin Gishu Coffee Farmers
The farmers say the cost of fertilizer for top dressing their crops is too high hence the need for them to be considered as well.
Uasin Gishu Now an Emerging Frontier in Coffee Farming
While the farmers have been planting maize since time immemorial, most of them have faced many challenges among them poor prices and high cost of production.
Maize Production in Uasin Gishu Projected To Surpass 7 Million Bags
According to the Uasin Gishu Agriculture Executive, with farmers getting sufficient fertilizer, production is likely to increase.