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Tribulations of Maize Farmers Symptoms of Failure in Agriculture

Listening to the proceedings of the Senate’s ad-hoc public hearing on outstanding payments to maize farmers in Uasin Gishu County recently, left many pondering about the future of Kenya’s farmers. The tribulations of the farmers in the North Rift and Western regions that are considered the country’s food basket, have been many and varied and […]
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Let’s Solve the Paradox of Hungry Farmers

A trend is emerging in rural areas: Farmers crowding the markets to get their daily food supplies. One would assume that farmers, by the definition of their labor, should produce enough food for their needs. But then, although small-scale farmers contribute about 70 percent to the national food basket, the average Kenyan maize farmer is […]
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Market Focused Agriculture Hurts Food Security

A new scenario is emerging in rural areas. Farmers are crowding the markets to get their daily food supplies while they should produce enough to consume in their homes. It is estimated that small-scale farmers contribute about 70 percent to the national food basket, yet the average maize farmer in Kenya is a net buyer […]
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Aphid Management In Kales

Kale aphids are grey to green in colour with a waxy coat almost adapting the colour of kales. The waxy coat is key in differentiating the aphid from other pests. The pest forms a dense population on the leaf surface(colony).
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