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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tomato blight is classified into two types: early tomato blight and late tomato blight. All of this is manageable through natural means.