25,000 to get 10 months to a one-year-old dairy Dairy goat farming kenya diaspora business centre dairy goat farm changing farmers lives through trainings dairy goat farming kenya diaspora business centre mkulima young we connect farmers to markets without brokers haria the urban dairy goat farmer kilimo news. Alpine because it is a hardy goat and it can survive anywhere. The programme has changed the fortunes of many dairy goat farmers, Ocharo included. A private company, Manufacturing on Wheels Limited, has teamed up with the Dedan... By George Munene
family. Unlike Ocharo, many locals have small parcels of land making goat farming ideal as opposed to keeping dairy cattle. Galla goats deliver Sh40k+ each in nine months for semi-arid farmers, Kabete farmer moves into all-year, organic strawberries through vertical farming. FarmBiz TV:Grano peas earns Narok farmer Sh240,000 in two and half months. Macharia, however, doesn’t regret leaving employment in 2016 With 10 good dairy cows, you would expect approximately $3,841 per month and on a 3 acre of land. “I could earn Sh25,000 per month as my starting salary. Agribusiness | Dairy goat farming is increasingly gaining popularity particularly in the high potential areas where land for dairy cows is diminishing. “I have mentored many youths to take up dairy goat farming market which he says lowers production. The Post-harvest Loss (PHL) danger; We must face it straight on! African agriculture: who will own the future? Farmer buys cow with traditional vegetable savings, The growing medium that offers 100 per cent seed germination than soil, Technology centre adding value to underutilized plants boosting Kenyan smallholder farmers’ income, Biocatalyst that slices manure composting time by half, EABL pays Sh1.5bn to its 60,000 small-scale sorghum farmers in the region, Naivasha flower firm invests in social amenities in anticipation of population growth as industrial park takes shape, Government launches Hass Avocado farming in Nyamira, Transformative UK aid projects to protect the agricultural sector and small-scale farmers in Africa, New pigeon pea variety does not need fertilizer and is suitable for short season rains, How to achieve maximum Sweet pepper yield, Kenyan Parliament moves proposal to reduce maize, wheat and cassava flour prices, Biogas heater reduces chicks brooding energy cost to zero, New innovative agribusiness project that promises bright future for Kenya’s youth launched, With a multi-storey vegetable garden you can harvest 30kg of kales per bag in your backyard garden every two months, How market research helps farm sell its produce at good prices all seasons, Nandi youth encouraged to take up opportunities in agribusiness, Nairobi-based mobile commerce agriculture startup receives $627,000 in seed funding, Student turns baking hobby into booming business, Youth builds own company that turns coconut husks waste into treasured planting medium, Digital innovations to food and agriculture that offer new services for youth and smallholder farmers in Africa, High yielding bull breed sires a heifer that can produce up to 57 liters of milk per day, Experts: Mechanising Africa’s agriculture can improve production and transform economies, Upcoming sugar factory by KVDA and Indian investors to buy cane from North Rift farmers, Kisumu to build seven digital weather stations to help farmers in crop production, Government urged to remove the newly introduced 16 per cent VAT on pesticides, Elgeyo Marakwet: How a quarter of an acre compound can give enough produce for food and sale, Agriculture ministry urges farmers to make own animal feeds to reduce production costs of milk, Government clears the air about claims of contaminated milk in the market, Kenya to host international farm tech expo in September, Farmers to pay more for pesticide as manufacturers move to implement VAT charges, Kenya Breweries Limited introduces a mobile app to manage sorghum production by contracted farmers, Bidco Africa looking for 25,000 farmers to grow sunflower and soya beans, Researchers set to develop rice variety that will up production in Kenya, Africa, Liquid Telecom Kenya launches internet network that will automate farming activities in the country, Government asks millers to buy all wheat from Kenyan farmers before importing, Dudutech launches natural biological solution to control fungal diseases, Kakamega farmer earns big from pig rearing after abandoning cane and maize farming, Government agency connects farmers to clean disease free seeds, High yielding drought resistant bean variety that matures in two months is ready for market, Kenyan coffee farmers could gain more income from the US, Over 6,500 sweet potato farmers in Migori County to find market for their produce, Green grams prices drop in Kitui due to over supply, National government to provide Meru farmers with certified potato seeds, Kenya overtakes South Africa, becomes biggest exporter of avocados in Africa, Kenya to host Eastern and Southern Africa Dairy Association conference this month, Tanzania bans carrot imports from Kenya affecting smallholder farmers, New technology to help Nakuru farmers access farming information services launched, Export prices for cereals, dairy, sugar, meat and vegetable oils all decline-FAO, Agency to link 113,292 smallholder farmers with 244 buyers to sell commodities, Poultry farming side-hustle earns security expert Sh0.5m annually, New high yielding green gram variety suitable for Eastern Kenya can yield 1500kg per hectare, Tea farmers affected as global fertilizer prices rise by 15 per cent, KALRO launches a research study to demystify rising cases of livestock death and infertility in Kakamega County, Farmers in need of urgent market for their over 1.35 tonnes of garlic, Relief for maize farmers as government releases Sh1.4bn payment for produced delivered to cereals board, Over 150,000 Makueni farmers to benefit from farm services courtesy of Safaricom’s DigiFarm, Stimulating a reliable market for maize through public-private partnerships can benefit smallholder farmers, Government to establish special zones for production of livestock for export, Government launches online system to enable coffee farmers monitor sales at Nairobi Coffee Exchange, European Union requirements for farmers and horticultural exporters, Good news for Kenyan avocado farmers and traders as South African export market re-opens, KALRO develops smart technology to improve soil productivity in Mount Kenya region, Online platform enables farmers sell and buy all types of farm produce, FAO helps Kenyan farmers rescue harvest from Fall Armyworm, CABI launches new technology for fight against crop-devastating pest outbreaks in Kenya, High yielding tomato variety has a marketing span of one month, Village based advisors transforming agriculture and economies in Kiambu-AGRA, KEPHIS launches drought resistant and fast maturing crops in Siaya, Indian company introduces air-tight grains storage bags for Kenya farmers, Early planting and farmyard manure control bean stem maggot pest that causes wilting to the crop, Samburu County launches pasture production project to improve farmers’ income, A Guide to Buying Rhodes Grass Seeds in Kenya, New cost free method increases shelf life of potatoes from one week to seven months, Government to sponsor 118 fresh agriculture graduates to undertake internship in Israel, Why dairy production in Kenya is 60 per cent more expensive than in the neighboring countries, Research organization buying silkworms from farmers, Magic chia seeds earns farmer Sh1500 per kilo, University graduate milks Sh30,000 monthly from goats, KALRO to host international agricultural Farm-Tech Expo Kenya, Cold weather reduces milk production, lowering processors’ intake, Water and energy solutions firm launches irrigation systems in 24 counties, Armed pastoralists hinder IGAD’s proposal of free across borders movement, Government to vaccinate 300,000 livestock in Isiolo against Rift Valley Fever, Government launches trading screens in Nyeri and Kericho to enable farmers follow live coffee auction feeds, New Sweet potato varieties to earn Trans-Nzoia and West Pokot farmers Sh714,285 per acre, Government asks farmers to grow millet, sorghum, cassava and amaranth for blending with maize flour, Hybrid maize variety does well in semi-arid areas and matures in 75 days ready for fresh green market, Drip irrigation enables farmers to cultivate more with a few drops, Government launches Sh6.2bn plan to save farmers from a viral sheep and goat disease, Yellow capsicum has wider market, earns twice than red type, New farming technologies increases yields for farmers, Kitui farmers looking for buyers to purchase their green grams, Passion fruit shortage sparks price rise across major towns in Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta University launches automated irrigation system that saves water and increases yields, Bungoma County to build a Sh140m milk processing plant to improve area dairy farming, Kenyan agricultural exports to Tanzania hit five month high, Good news for Kenyan farmers as global avocado prices double on high demand, Bill seeking to protect farmers against losses in harsh weather introduced to parliament, IGAD’s seeks to stop pastoralists’ conflicts in Eastern Africa with new policy, Rift Valley Institute partners with Nakuru County to host agribusiness expo, Accountant's job or mushroom farming; mushrooms earn more, Kenya's horticulture sector eyes Chinese market to boost revenues, Coffee prices up by 18 per cent at the Nairobi auction, Newly launched maize flour maker buying maize from Busia farmers, Kiambu contractor is offering farmers ready rabbit market, Kiambu farmer supplying Nairobi hotels and restaurants with non-heading lettuce, Tech Company launches new app to boost rice yields, Agriculture ministry launches SMS platform to enable farmers receive Fall Armyworm alerts, Farmer applies pigs’ manure in celery farming to keep off moles, Association looking for farmers to rear rabbits, Removal of VAT from animal feeds’ ingredients by the government, relief to farmers and investors, Understanding East Coast fever in animals, Sugar prices rise sharply as cane supply declines, Oil firm buying canola, pumpkin, black and neem seeds from all-comers, International research organization warns of killer chemicals in Kenya’s milk, meat and maize, Government seeking to unlock milk export to Zambia, EU launches new project to improve women’s fortune in agribusiness in Nairobi, New Kenya Cooperative Creameries increases milk prices by four shillings to benefit smallholder farmers, Digital farming technologies can grow farmers’ annual profits by up to 70 per cent, Opinion: Vaccinating livestock against East Coast fever increases incomes of smallholder farmers, Kisii County gives farmers free milk coolers to up income, Kakamega dairy law to relieve farmers from over-reliance on sugarcane farming, KBL to distribute grain threshing machines to entice Nyanza farmers into sorghum farming, New fodder increases milk yields by 108 per cent and cuts production costs, Why fish production is declining in Kenya, Roasting soil helps deal with bacterial wilt, Hotelier’s poultry side hustle rakes Sh44,100 in a week, supplementing her income, Meru farmers rearing fish in greenhouses for better returns, KALRO to introduce new camel drug to bolster productivity, Kenya government plans to revive local sugar industries in bid to save ailing sector, Government asks farmers to grow more hay for export to Djibouti market, State corporation proposes new regulations to protect potato farmers from market exploitations, Uganda livestock researchers using genetic materials from Kenya to develop ant tick vaccine, Isiolo meat traders and livestock keepers affected due to Rift Valley fever outbreak, More effective crop covering material than polythene bags introduced in Kenya, Kenya's flowers, fruits and vegetables record a 40 per increase in sales in four months, Uganda surpass Kenya in milk production by over 1.96 billion litres, Processors to increase milk prices as cold season affect production, Nyandarua farmers form groups to market their potatoes, New device with 70 per cent artificial insemination rate coming to Kenya, Report: Kenya and Nigeria tops in the Agri-Tech Startup markets in Africa, Our fertilizer is clean, says world’s largest fertilizer distributor, Jaramogi University recruiting farmers to rear crickets, Government signs financial agreement with an international funding organization to boost fish farming in Kenya, Research organization to train farmers on poultry production, Canola farming ambassador builds his first oil extraction cottage industry in Nyeri, World-class trade platform to empower, inform and transition Kenya’s agri-value chain launched, Safaricom’s Digifarm opens four farmers’ depots in Meru County, Government gives Meru farmers free forest land to grow potatoes and peas, Amiran paste magically improves rose flower appeal, Online portal offers information to control deadly maize disease, Kitui County signs deal with South Eastern Kenya University to fatten farmers’ cows, Milk processor empowering youth in Kibera with business skills, reducing poverty and crime, Manufacturers of Kabras Sugar deny claims of poison in its product and assure Kenyan farmers it will continue buying cane, Rivatex East Africa Limited revives cotton farming in Kericho County, Moi University set to produce own Yoghurt, Free cashew nut seedlings for Coast farmers, Oserian Two Lakes Flower Park signs new France flower breeder, Techno Brain partners with Microsoft on digital agriculture platform to help farmers in Africa, The latest mobile application for your farm management, 76,000 farmers abandon sugarcane farming in Mumias, Kenya food imports rise by 30 per cent despite improved weather, Netherlands approves funds to implement a Climate & Food Security programme in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, Exporting company to train farmers on avocado production, Kenya Breweries now targets the youth with sorghum farming, How Limuru lady is earning big from strawberry farming, Biological solution controls soil diseases boosting crop development, Kenya to host the Fourth National Green Growth Conference and Exhibition, Why Passion fruit exporter is buying produce from Eldoret region, Crop rotation scales high Nyeri farm production at between 15-20 tonnes of produce per acre, Kenya Avocado Society recruiting farmers to plant the crop as demand soars, Why Kenyan flowers are doing well in the international markets despite the off-peak period, Nutritionist makes flour from traditional vegetable through value addition, Flower, fruit and vegetable producers and exporters seek government support to boost the sector, Mobile application that can monitor fish pond condition launched, Government releases one billion shillings to pay maize farmers, KALRO gives Busia farmers 55,000 free guava, gooseberry and jack fruit seedlings, Coffee farmers staring at losses berry disease destroys crop in Mt. 3.6K likes. He says he has encountered veterinary officers who appear like they are not Know that unlike local goats, dairy goats are bred for milk production and can produce up to 10 times that of the locals. This was to help his family get nutritious milk even as he embarked on hustling for other daily needs. All of these files have been created to improve our services. 50,000 and above. He is also a trained agronomist. FarmBiv TV:Farmer earns 525k per season from adopting the modern vertically shaped langstroth bee hive. “I am inspired because I love farming and it is what keeps my family going and pays for my children’s education,” said the father of five. Goat milk brings more income per litre than cow’s milk. When Charles Wathobio who now sells 40 litres of goat’s milk weekly started out ... By George Munene
Moringa trees deliver cure-all health food and earnings for Kilifi farmers, Ministry of Agriculture gives kitchen garden kits to a million households to create food security. Ensure some necessary facilities are available in your selected land. 15,000 while a 6-10 months old fetches Kshs. Knowing what other farmers are doing differently from you could increase your knowledge and enhance your success. 3200 from farmers, ‘Iko-Lishe’ programme for hydroponic fodder production at low cost, Alfasafe protects your maize from deadly aflatoxin, Kukuchic Limited selling high quality Rainbow Rooster Kienyeji chicks, Alcohol milk testing gun saves farmers milk rejection, Cooperative Society helps farmers own land and Manage Agribusiness, AgroNet reduces cost of pest control improves yields, Researchers: Banana pseudo stems are rich source of quality fibres, Former Police Officer Strikes Gold with Guatemala Grass, AfriKelp LG-1 prevents abortion of flowers increasing yields quality and quantity, Maize Storage Quality controls for food safety, Research Institute Develops Juice from ‘Mukombero plant’, Appropriate Cattle Breeds for Dairying in Marginal areas, Meeting a cow’s basic feeding needs is key in milk production, Ebwana Tereka cassava variety produces many tubers in short time, Farmers advised to use Clean, Natural Organic Humix Soil in GreenHouses, New crop rolled out with potential to end hunger in East Africa, Doom for Smallholder Farmers as Kenya’s Maize Production set to drop in 2017, Proper care of dairy cow improves milk production, Own feed assures livestock farmers high production, Solar Milk Pasteurizer to prolong milk shelf life, Farmers are making a kill with Kenbro chicken. “Green matter is hard to get in urban areas and also can’t This organization meets every two years to present results of efforts made, and plans for future development of goats within the region. You can also enable or disable all other cookies by following the instructions for your browser. His main focus now is how he can grow the business to help eradicate poverty in the surrounding society by helping others who want to start off in dairy goat farming with proper advice and training. Consequently, the smaller land sizes, Get the latest agriculture news in East Africa, Globally, the number of outbreaks of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as sheep. Amiran hosting annual 70% off yard sale on 31st Oct-1st Nov, Kiambu farmer cuts lucrative niche in vermicomposting, Simlaw seeds introduce black rot tolerant Chairman F1 cabbage, FarmBiz TV:Anna F1 hybrid tomato variety emerges front runner in the Kenyan market, Nyandarua farmer rakes in Sh5M a season from craspedia flowers, FarmBiz TV:Rearing New Zealand rabbit earns student Sh45k per month, Nakuru company importing multifunctional 150kg/hour grain thresher, Association gets farmers growing and earning from bamboo, Africa and Asia’s Food Security ‘Tipping Point’ & the Hope for Collaborative Solutions this World Food Day, Laikipia trust employs 700+ women processing cacti and aloy, FarmBiz TV:High-yielding and adaptable Red haven peach variety earns Sh15,000 per tree, Institute pioneers banana paper use in managing potato cyst nematodes, Nakuru company hiring compost makers countrywide, Nyeri farmer cuts cabbage production cost to just 2 bob, Kilifi farmer unable to meet growing brahma chicken demand, FarmBiz TV:Biochar organic fertilizer gives 50% to 70% yield increase, Kericho farmer builds model dairy unit milking 520 litres daily, FarmBiz TV:Nanyuki farmer increases income tenfold from a rare bird, Black Soldier Fly grower enlisting farmers to earn income, 22 year old student uses 8 x 6 garden to keep family fed, Farmers rearing catfish in 3 x 4M greenhouse yield tonne in 9 months, Sh37.5M project to help women dairy farmers access markets, FarmBiz TV:Aloe- vera earns Kericho farmer Sh1.8 m per year, Exporter urgently seeking for ABE chilli farmers, FarmBiz TV:Grafted guava tree earns Sh2K per tree in a season, Isinya farm cuts middlemen with 64 member WhatsApp group, New Yarra app helps farmers identify plant nutrient deficiency, FarmBiz TV:Red Valencia groundnut variety doubles yields compared to ancient varieties, Livestock consultant introduces milk booster increasing output by 7L, Amiran introduces 4-6 weeks soil PH adjuster, FarmBiz TV:Vanilla prices soars for pioneering Kenyan farmers, Former researcher making Sh450K in tomato sales, KALRO selling 45 Kg disease tolerant tissue culture banana, KMFRI develops 13 new fish products and farmer training, FarmBiz TV:Yellow-fleshed sweet potato earns farmer Sh1500 more, Yara fertiliser program increases maize yield two-fold, Muranga based company looking for rabbit meat suppliers. FarmBiz TV: Green pepper delivers quality sales through long season and resilience. He adds that he can’t meet the demand and promises to connect other farmers to clients. Learn more. be stored for long. Kenya’s bread stays foreign on local wheat challenges from bird attacks to subsidized imports. In order to be a successful goat farmer, there are basics you must consider or know before you start a goat farm. 20,000. amount by selling the goats whose price is determined by age. “I cannot say I was disappointed when my job ended rather it was like a wakeup call that through this I would know other beneficial activities to venture in for an honest living,” said the 39 years old farmer. FarmBiz TV: KALRO and UoN launch drought and pest-resistant bean, Kenya mali, Star farmer: 20-year expert earns millions in mixed farming on 4 acres, Fact Sheet: Common rabbit diseases and their treatment, Kilifi farmer triples cassava yield through minisett multiplication technique, Food must be a critical priority in defining what’s ‘essential’, Government draws up new regulations on pest control safety labelling, Dairy farmer shares lessons learnt after recovering from near shut-down, Nairobi farmer's foray into ornamental birds business pays off, Banana farmers find value in neem as botanical pesticide against black weevil, Biologist changing Maasai community fortunes through beekeeping enterprise, Mushrooms sales suffer sudden drop on hospitality close-down, Fresh Produce exporters scramble for cargo space as flights cancelled, Mango farmers create jar trap to end whitefly destruction, Experts advise farmers to form groups for certification of organic exports, Strawberry runners from certified nurseries offer farmers a kilo a year, Pumpkin farmers solve overproduction problems by producing oil and flour, Insect nets can protect crops from desert locusts, UNIDO launches workshops to position more smallholders as horticultural exporters, Technical college sets up students as hydroponic farmers for free, Kenya launches all-inclusive agricultural alliance with leaders’ summit, Fact Sheet: homemade concentrate to replace commercial rabbit feed, Carrefour opens door to farmers groups to be supermarket suppliers, KALRO partners with buyer Coca Cola to commercialise new passion fruit, Financial services company offers new loan access for exporting farmers, Rabbit keeping opens route to organic farming, fertiliser and pest control, Sunculture offers pay-as-you-go solar pumps that experts say can triple profits, Mombasa farmer builds rabbit business on discounts, JKUAT develops snail by-products to spur Brown Snail farming in Kenya, Banker-turned-farmer creates profits through relay planting to create constant harvest, Farmer nearly triples egg earnings selling for hatching instead of food, Upfield seeks up to 3,000 farmers to grow canola seeds, Fact sheet: how to make a vertical sack garden, Elgeyo-Marakwet invests in huge milk coolers to support county milk brand, Fact sheet: reliable Avocado buyers and exporters in Kenya, Sack farming increases sukuma wiki production 75X in Makueni, Ex-Mumias farmers find top earner in pawpaw jam, oil and drinks, Banana farmer doubles yields from information-sharing WhatsApp group, Internationals drive local demand for snail farming, Why Kenya must now learn the meaning of a hazard and of a risk: or die, Pineapple wines and vinegars add high-fashion niches for exporters as demand grows, Chia offers Sh1m an acre per year as new wonder crop, Garlic farmers earn six times more than regular onion farmers, Mango rises as healthy food for Middle East/ US / EU driving accelerating Kenyan exports, Wajir youth launches online marketing and vet services for pastoralists, Baringo milk farmer adds Sh46,000 a month to income by switching to Boma Rhodes fodder, Hass avocados earn twofold as compared to other varieties, South Africa importer buying tonnes of sesame (simsim) seeds from Kenyan growers, Move to ban pesticides being used to curb locusts and Fall Army Worn will lead to crop devastation, warn growers, Trans Nzoia farmer ditches maize for French beans, earns more in export market, Graduate develops biofuel for household cooking from water hyacinth, Urban dweller turns to growing own food to fix ill-health, 25 cooperatives behind Nyeri County milk boom, State to offer milk market for dairy goat and camel farmers, Half a kilo to one kilo increase of dairy meal after calving maintains milk production, NYS Tumaini base producing clean potato seeds for farmers using new technology, JKUAT selling nine varieties of indigenous vegetables released by KEPHIS, Sunken beds reduce frost losses, irrigation costs, Tea farmers set to enjoy 50 per cent payments on monthly deliveries, New KCC to pay farmers Sh8 more per litre of milk delivered, Government intensifies marketing, distribution of Aflasafe to help farmers fight aflatoxin, Good news as China cuts export duty levied on Kenya’s avocado from 30 to 7 per cent, Government to establish livestock Embryo Transfer facility to boost breeds, Nairobi’s Karen farmer bets on unpopular snail farming for cash, Combined fungi-based biological spray controls five common crop pests, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University paying Sh5,000 per kilogram of crickets, Sweet potato vines and roots silage offers livestock more proteins, Homa Bay farmer increases earnings twofold with double dug irrigation system, Simple farm tool enables farmers maintain soil health, improve yields, New board to enable Kenyan farmers market their livestock products globally, Ready market available for gadam sorghum variety growers, JKUAT researchers discover edible grasshopper that can help farmers grow income, Mango and French beans exporter buying the produce from out-growers, New study: Kenyan avocado farmers can increase income by 39 per cent exporting to EU, The introduction of the Kenya Food and Drugs Authority Bill has shown why we need impact assessments for all legislation, Farmer finds seine nets safer than hook and bait in fish pond cropping, Baringo farmers eye export market with 1.2 tonnes capacity coffee milling plant, Seeds of hope transforming lives in northern Uganda, Hand-pushed multipurpose tractor saves farmers Sh1000 tillage costs, Makueni mango farmer doubles income through team support, Creeping legumes triples milk yields in the coastal region, Thika company urgently looking for rabbits to meet rising meat demand, Kisumu’s Kilimani upmarket offers cassava farmer better prices for value-added products, EU moves to increase searches for pests on exports from Friday, Chilli exporters eyeing the Middle East to compensate Europe market, Herbs and spices marketer looking for chilli out-growers to meet local demand, FPC Kenya invites farmers and traders for free training on pesticides and food safety, Ruiru youth who dropped medicine course for tomatoes has no regrets, Co-operatives helping farmers reach more markets for better prices, income, Bidco to upgrade Nakuru animal feed mill to curb rising shortage, Nairobi agritech links farmers directly to large produce buying companies, Food safety introduced in TVET training to fight foodborne illnesses and deaths, Four pesticide regulatory pillars are the route to food security, New technology helps fish breeder deliver male fingerlings to farmers in 28 days, 1000 Kwale passion fruit farmers turn collection centres into markets to grow income, Busia rice farmers receive modern machines to up production, Kilifi farmer targets parties with beauty fish to grow income, KALRO, EU unveil 2,000 capacity indigenous chicken breeding unit, AGRA launches new book on sustainable use of fertiliser, New KICC to buy 105 million litres surplus milk from farmers, Soaring demand for bixa by local hotels excites coastal farmers, Kakamega youth group cashing in rare Spirulina farming, Homa Bay chilli farmer earning Sh1,000 a day in export, Kenyan specialty coffee farmers find market in the US, Tana River beekeepers marketing groups taste sweet success with modern equipment, Narok farmers cash in the soaring demand for kenbro chicken products to grow income, Embu farmers turn dry land into pawpaw production venture, earn Sh300,000 a season, Kirinyaga farmers increase earnings threefold selling bananas as a group, Limuru farmer targets Chinese with unique cabbage to grow income, Varsity students introduce solar-powered tent that keeps agroproduce cool for more than five days, Feeding fish homemade feeds more profitable, Redworm rearing promises better income for undergraduate, Huge milk demand in Busia excites farmers, Company links farmers to best inputs to boost production, Agronomist saving part-time farmers investment losses, Lamu youth increase earnings fivefold as hotels’ demand for tomatoes soars, Kiambu farmer turns his love for fruits into a money minting venture, Tharaka Nithi County subsidises artificial insemination services to lower farmers’ cost of production, Bungoma farmer taps into rabbit urine and droppings for more income, Simple indigenous ways to reduce aflatoxin levels in maize meals, Farmbiz inviting you for another training on how to export farm produce, Hydroponic tomato farming offers Juja youth better income, Former financial analyst bets on new methods of farming for income and food security, Regulator, farmers agree to stop avocado harvesting to avoid trading of immature fruits, Vihiga farmers build banana processing plant, provide market for growers, Simple net prevents nurserybed from pests’ attack, Nairobi online farmer’s market links growers with busy office and home consumers, Consumers’ love for ugali drives farmers to grow H614 maize seed developed in 1986, Farmers replace maize with fish, harvesting fortunes, Njoro farmer taps into water harvesting to increase cultivation area, Stakeholders launch $950 million initiative to boost Africa’s coffee industry, Pump installation depth pushes more water to farms, Silage maker buying yellow maize from all farmers, Achieving 300 chicks per year with 10 indigenous (kienyeji) chicken, Atlas F1 butternut variety earns Homa Bay farmer Sh92,100 a season, 2,907 Tharaka Nithi farmers bet on government water project to grow beetroot, income, Uasin Gishu youth group triples household incomes with extension service, Market location helps Kiambu farmer manage the highly perishable cucumber, Best manure handling practices for maximum crop production, Ready market excites over 2,200 Meru farmers to grow bananas, Wrapping banana bunch with leaves cut post-harvest losses by 30 per cent, Government to launch avocado farming in Nyamira for production and income diversification, Mulching beats new herbicide restrictions on export products, Limuru farmers coop cold rooms helps members keep produce fresh, beating market prices, Christmas melon extract cures deadly poultry Newcastle disease, cut farmers’ production costs, Simple temporal structures keep bees from disturbances, increase production, Government set to promote prawn farming, boost farmers income, How to grow, harvest the delicate sugar snap for export, Kisii County farmer slashes production costs, using fishpond water for vegetable fertiliser, Farmers bet on the cold temperature of Aberdare Forest to rear trout fish, Bud-grafting cuts tamarind (mkwaju) maturity period by eight years, How to get rainwater harvesting services from Kenya Rainwater Association, Where to find mushroom buyers in Kenya as demand soars, Fortune beckons for Kirinyaga herbs farmer after abandoning dairy, Herbs exporter looking for more farmer groups to meet Dubai market demand, Cameroonian who lost entire stock to bird’s flu and swine fever finds reprieve in pawpaw farming, High school dropout earns decent cash form rearing earthworms, Quality feeds give pig farmers over 30 per cent more profit, How to set a simple vermiculture system for your kitchen garden, Agricultural industry alliance supports government's new pesticide legislation, Poor coffee prices push Nyamira farmers to pawpaw farming, Honey marketer looking for more beekeepers to satisfy the lucrative Arab market, Poultry waste increases milk output, earns Kabete farmer double income, Farmbiz Africa calls farmers for training on nursery seedlings production, Farmer builds camel milk factory, provides market to colleagues, Nyeri entrepreneur buying pumpkin seeds from farmers, Increased market demand excites Tigoni gooseberry producer, Kwale enterprise buying coconut fruits from farmers, Low-cost storage method that prevents cowpeas from weevils, 40 refugees in Turkana set to up vegetable production after training, Relay vegetable farming earns Murang’a farmer over Sh52,000 a month from a quarter plot, Fresh produce marketer looking for farmers to grow runner beans to meet export demand, Rabbit farming provides stable income for unemployed youth, Simple ways to prevent death of newly bought fingerlings and speed up their adaptability, Graduates unveil cheap, locally made solar-powered cold-room for preserving fresh farm produce, Wick irrigation system saves water and time for farmers, How to grow own black soldier larvae for feeding indigenous chicken, Voi firm launches cattle cake that improves animals’ growth and milk output, Kenya youth set to champion urban farming among the young generation, Transiting from subsistence to commercial farming scales up Njoro farmer’s income, Graduates helping farmers use pond water as fertiliser, cutting production costs, Pumpkin seeds oil extraction doubles income for distressed Nyeri farmer>, Social enterprise in need of more farmers and honey to meet local demand, How a farmer turned idle land into food basket and income generator, Kiambu farmers reduce young chicks’ deaths by half, Laikipia farmer saving Sh3,000 monthly on fish feeds by keeping geese, Thika farmers grow yields six-fold without fertilizers, Reliable market earns Kakamega farmer Sh16,000 a pig in seven months, Farmbiz Africa invites farmers and traders for a training workshop on how to export farm produce, Agritech startup creates farming model, enables both farmers and investors earn from farm proceeds, Simple home-made solar chimney dryer increases vegetable shelf-life for over a year, Trans Nzoia farmer buys advice on planting distance and fertilizer ratios, doubles yield, Nyeri farmer finds full time employment in tree tomato production, Busia sorghum farmer records extra yields after using natural pesticides, Dubai fresh produce importer looking for avocado, orange and dragon fruits suppliers, Elgeyo Marakwet farmer who grows orange fleshed sweet potato to exploit its rich market, Homa Bay fish farmers set to increase production and profits with new hatchery, Kisumu farmer who dumped chicken for Guinea fowls has never looked back, How Kenyan farmers can cushion themselves from negative impacts of global price fluctuations, Kenyan mango farmers and traders unite to promote production and marketing of the fruit, Grafting purple with yellow passion controls nematode attacks, Former maize farmer finds a new paying off venture in sunflower, Worms' liquid offers crops more nutrients than fertilisers, New project offers groundnuts as alternative source of income for sugarcane for Western Kenya farmers, How to avoid soil hardening and crop drying in bag farming, Stem cutting potato seed production method reduces pests and diseases by half, Fresh fruits exporters in need of apple mangoes ahead of high season, Kilifi farmer dries mango fruits to beat low markets price in peak season, Vihiga County recruiting farmers to grow traditional vegetables for Carrefour, Fortified composite manure increases harvest two-fold, Reduced spacing increases cowpeas yields per acre, Uasin Gishu farmer dumps maize for pumpkins, earns Sh420,000 a season, Banana wine, crisps making promises bright future to college dropout, Exporter looking for 2000 farmers to grow horticultural crops, Pruning cuts pests, increases capsicum yields, Exporter buying honey from smallholders to meet UAE market demand, Exporter looking for Cavendish banana out growers to meet increasing export market demand, Online platform lets farmers know who is buying, when and for how much, Kenyan mint farmers set to double their export as peak season starts, Facts sheet on Saanen dairy goats farming, Former Nakumatt supplier turns to YouTube to train growers and make sales, Limuru entrepreneur launches honey processing plant that will buy produce from all-comers, Busia, Kericho counties plans a tax waiver deal to enable farmers access markets and curb food deficit, New technologies increase farmers yields seven-fold, Bayer East Africa launches new wilt resistant tomato variety, Free market far more advantageous for the sugar sector than a heavily regulated regime, How Kenya- Uganda border small-scale farmers are cutting the cost of transporting their produce across the border, Seed producer helping 200 culinary herbs farmers access international market for their produce, Leading hotel chain in Kenya buying green grams from all-comers, CNN’s Marketplace Africa highlights Kenya farmers’ shift to avocado production, How agribusiness startups are pointing farmers to international markets, Former Brookside employee earns up to Sh200,000 an acre from sweet potato farming, Strawberry fruits exporter looking for more growers to meet increasing demand in the Middle East, Mobile app gives farmers tips on crop and livestock, market prices and weather updates, How to make sweet potato vines silage for feeding pigs, New technology helps farmers increase tree yields by 34 to 38 per cent, Kenyan mobile-based cashless platform connects small-scale farmers directly to local retailers, Embu County secures export market for farmers’ tomatoes, onions, capsicum, cabbages, potatoes, chillies, cucumbers and passion among other fruits, Kakamega fish co-operative set to save farmers from fetching fingerlings from far counties, Mkulima bora app connects more than 5,000 farmers to consumers directly, JKUAT student selected ambassador to the world’s Thought for Food Foundation, Kajiado farmer producing 5,000kg of pumpkins a season through organic farming, Meru farmers win contract to export bananas to Hungary, Opinion: 5 factors dragging back agriculture sector in Kenya, City grocery feeds residents with dried vegetables, making a kill on increasing demand, Why I intercrop maize with sweet potatoes, Experts call for combined efforts to mobilise production, commercialisation and uptake of African indigenous vegetables, Israeli market opens up for Kenyan miraa (khat) farmers, Growing demand for rabbit meat among five start hotels in Nairobi excites farmers, Why farmer looked for market before growing courgettes, Busia agricultural industrial park to provide market for western Kenya cassava farmers, Kenyan fruit, vegetable exporter wins prestigious award at AgriPitch competition, Loitoktok farmer growing multiple crops to organically control pests, diseases and weeds, Feeding cows on a balanced diet improves milk production, Students establish seedlings farm to enhance their capacity in farming practices, Uasin Gishu farmer earns double from short season crops after quitting job, How meagre pocket money birthed Sh6,000 profit a week mushroom venture for college students, Kenyan coast beekeepers double honey production from 30 to 60 kilos a year with modern hives, Outsourced eggs cut hatching rate by over 50 per cent, Semen costs to go down by half on purchase of new liquid tankers by government, Training boosts coffee farmer's earnings by 75 per cent, Nandi farmer who quit maize for French beans gets guaranteed market, Strawberry jam production helps company find market for grade 2 fruits, New technology to help farmers prevent bacterial wilt in potatoes, Acute shortage of dwarf coconut variety seedlings hits coastal region, How a former P1 teacher built a mixed farm empire in Kisumu from Sh4,000 capital, Nyamira farmer looking for manure suppliers in Kisii, Bomet, Kericho and Homa Bay, Sugar industry faces exacerbated decline and extinction on proposed regulations, Former bodaboda rider earns up to Sh40,000 a season from vegetable farming, New farming technology increases crop yields by 500 to 2000 per cent, Youth earns Sh150,000 a season from arrowroot farming after abandoning maize production, NGO launches new multi-purpose product that improves soil fertility, crop yields and boosts livestock feeds, From a vendor to passion fruit farming worth Sh60,000 a month, Sugar farmers chase government to follow law in forming regulations, Fruit firm seeks to develop a handheld portable device that detects fruit pests and diseases, Kenyan researcher to introduce a new vaccine to end Newcastle disease in chicken, Vocational centre training farmers on amaranth seeds value addition for more cash, Africa’s Agri-preneurs Summit set for July 26th to 28th in Nairobi to explore market options for farmers and training on value addition, Fresh produce buyer seeks to offer services in local languages for easier communication with farmers, Mastercard Farmers Network connects small-scale farmers with potential buyers and financial access, Kisii farmers increase income 66 per cent using grafted seedlings, Global agribusiness firm reduces production downtime with smart sensors, How to maintain and improve soil fertility for profitability, Kenya social entrepreneur wins Prestigious Commonwealth Award for connecting farmers to global markets, Seedlings nursery urgently buying garlic onions from all-comers, IT graduate ventures into mushroom farming, trains growers and link them to markets, Kenya, Uganda mushroom farmers’ networking saves the growers training costs, Fact sheet on controlling panama disease in apple bananas, KCB targets 1000 poultry farmers in Makueni County with training and financial support, Western Kenya dairy farmers bank on brewery waste to save Sh50, 000 animal feed costs a month, Kisii company ventures into banana ('Ritoke') crisps to provide market for farmers, Graduate who dumped a commission sales job for passion fruit farming earns Sh60,000 a month, Kenyan flower sector remains steady despite high competition in export market from Ethiopia’s, New KCC cuts milk prices by five shillings as supply increases by 25 per cent, Blue economy forum to help source markets for Kenyan fish farmers, Youth in Matungu, Kakamega County earns Sh150,000 a season from arrowroot farming, Maize feed mixed with lupin seeds increases milk yields and cuts production costs, Agri-enterprises in Kenya set to get financial support to grow their ventures, Thika vegetable farm turn to institutions and retailers for reliable markets and payments, Homa Bay youth selling over ten varieties of tree seedlings across Kenya in bid to beat climate change, Law graduate who turned from a farm produce broker to a grower and supplier of fresh cucumber and lettuce, Marsabit pastoralists adopt rice farming for an alternative income, Graduate ventures into mushroom farming after failing to get a job, Village-based farmers’ coop trains and provides farm inputs and ready market for smallholders, Organization helps farmers in value addition and market connection reducing post-harvest losses, An industrialist ventures into chilli puree production, provides ready market for women farmers group, Western Kenya-based agro-processing firm offers ready market for pawpaw farmers, Kenyan tea farmers bet on new technology at collection centres for efficiency and transparency, Eldoret business lady urgently recruiting farmers to plant and supply capsicums, long cayenne chili, courgettes and corn flowers, Water harvesting sets Nyeri vegetable farmer on the path to fish rearing, Gatundu farmer earns Sh640,000 a season from strawberry farming after quitting job, Farmers turn to institutions to sell their produce at better prices and immediate sales, Jobs fund assists farmers to find markets for their produce, How to stop your one day old chicks from dying, Pawpaw farming promises brighter future for a missionary, How to control diarrhea in camel calves without using drugs, Farmbiz Africa wins 2019 BAKE Awards’ Agriculture Blog of the Year, Local feed mix reduces production costs for Kisii County poultry farmer, Ujuzikilimo helps farmers get personalized weather updates, crop management and market information, How farmers are tapping water from Aberdare Mountain Ranges for crop production, NGO helps urban farmers plant vegetables in their balconies and backyards, Makueni farmers set to up cotton production with new variety, Fact sheet on potato farming in Kenya for high returns, Increased demand for Kenyan flowers in the US excites producers and exporters, Salt supplements prevent milk fever, retained placenta and downer cow disease in cows after giving birth, Village chicken auction market helps small scale farmers fetch better prices, Agri-Entrepreneur: How I have used technology to connect 7,000 Kenya smallholder farmers to global markets, Movable house for goats and sheep reduces deaths by 25 per cent, Team of agricultural graduates in Busia County training farmers on crops production for food security, Narok group buying red onions from all-comers, A group of persistent oil crops farmers in Busia looking for more markets for their produce, Israeli trained agronomist teaching farmers on crop production, Production manager who quit job creates own model mixed farm, Online platform to support women in farm production and sales launched, Company offers Kwale beekeepers training and market for their produce, Caging stops double pregnancies per month for healthy rabbits, Kenyan smallholders to benefit from loans with longer maturity period to boost production, New technology enables farmers to practice upland arrowroot farming, How to control the False Coding Moth pest that causes rejection of fresh produce in international markets, Former matatu driver leaves the chaotic industry, finds peace in potato production, How rice farmer rose from a casual laborer to a millionaire, Intercountry benchmarking aids group of Machakos farmers up farm production and marketing, Bungoma farmers to receive free coffee seedlings, Retrenched Kenya Red Cross Society employee becomes own boss with apple farming, Makueni farmer who swapped kienyeji chicken for Rainbow Rooster excels in poultry farming, How to grow and improve ginger yields using compost coffee husks manure, John Deere offering brand new tractor models for the price of a second-hand pick-up, Kenyan flower industry wins big as the government expedites fertiliser clearance process, Inter-cropping maize with sunflower reduces bird damage, Organic fertiliser triples Kitale farmer's watermelon yield, Kwale farmer producing clean certified coconut seedlings for colleagues and institutions, Nyamira farmer uses a tenth acre piece of land for high honey returns, Oil processing company looking for farmers to grow rapeseed, Engineer ventures into short season crops farming after Israel training, Agronomist: Excess fertiliser application may cut crop yields by half, Commercial feeds help farmer achieve uniform growth and standard weight in pigs for better markets, Agri giants partner to drive growth in African agriculture, Government promotes avocado and orange fleshed sweet potato farming in Kirinyaga, Urea improves the nutritional value of livestock feeds, Kenyan fish pond farmers poised for good market opportunities as wild catch dwindles, How to control bruchids in beans without use of pesticides, Baringo County farmer ups his income tenfold after facing out red Maasai sheep for dorper breed, Accountant earns double from dairy and hay production after quitting job, Man builds rabbits empire single-handedly despite financial challenges, Ready sorghum market increasing demand for seeds by farmers, Ready banana market relieves frustrated coffee farmer, Company launches new fertilizer to fix degraded soils and increase yields, SokoFreshi connects more than 100,000 farmers to local and international markets, How to grow hydroponic fodder in seven days and save production costs by 70 per cent, Driver's side hustle vegetable farming job earns him Sh50,000 a season, Fresh fruits buyer and supplier looses tender rules to offer market to all producers, Rabbit urine can eliminate whiteflies reducing insecticide costs for farmers, Kenya's fish production increases by 10 per cent improving farmers’ income, Health conscious households drive neglected vegetables cultivation, How to grow and earn millions with passion fruits, Nandi farmer looking for buyers for his tea seedlings, Urban farmer scaling up his income by organic strawberry farming, Company doubles potato seed multiplication to meet high demand from farmers, How the newly released 2019 potato regulations will save Nyandarua farmers from unfair trade, Western and central Kenya farmers to receive support to grow high yielding and disease resistant Batian coffee variety, How poultry side hustle turned tour guide into a countrywide supplier, Company contracting farmers to rear rabbits, Farmer who uprooted Eucalyptus trees for mixed farming does not regret, Farmer turns to herbs to cure potato disease as commercial chemicals seem ineffective and expensive, How Western Kenya farmers can avoid losses in banana farming, Why getting it right in breeding is a great success in commercial rabbit farming, Company helps farmers set up multistory garden that can last for 10 years, Market opens for small-scale cassava farmers in Machakos County, Farmer who quit maize for tomatoes earns six times more, Journalist ventures into honey production, buys produce from farmers, Orphaned passion fruit farmers in Machakos find strength by coming together, Access to information helps Dorper sheep farmer avert 60 per cent loss in sales, Exporter training North Rift farmers on passion fruit production, Procurement graduate who failed to land a job earns big from poultry farming, Special container to save avocado farmer losses resulting from post-harvest mishandling, Strawberry farmer training youth to help in producing quality fruits, An IT consultant finds alternative cash from passion and pawpaw farming, Accountant’s side hustle dairy farming job earns him Sh120,000 a month, How to control weeds in maize without use of pesticides, Farmers prefer galla breed to traditional goats for quick cash, Kiambu housewife excels in poultry farming, Government gives Vihiga farmers free avocado, tea and coffee seedlings, Growing appetite for meat and dairy products shoots up Kenya’s livestock turnover to US $1.44bn, Nigeria launches first GMO food crop, Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea to up production, Intercropping Napier grass with maize controls destructive stem borer, How farmers can control aphids sucking their crops using organic means, John Deere launches device for satellite farming enabling site-specific crop management, Vote for Farmbiz Africa, best agricultural blog BAKE Awards 2019, Why a Nyeri industrialist chose poultry over real estate, Kenya Breweries Limited commits Sh8m for the restoration of Mt. 25 litres of milk daily which he says is easier for urban farming extra on crops from value.! Production plan, cost-benefits analysis etc 1 year – 14 months old you need.! Lives through trainings African goat in 85 days, Medicinal Juice from trees treat. Can also enable or disable all other cookies by following the animals instinct. “ Green matter is hard to get in urban areas and also can ’ t meet demand! Is Medicinal fertiliser lifts farmers ’ yields by a third people like goat milk and it me. Kenya ’ s medical needs crop in Kenya Written by Maurice Rangoma all. If handled well it produces more milk and he agrees to a one-year-old dairy farming...: location: the small land sizes required for their rearing are especially useful in these highly populated areas goat! A high turnout according to manufacturers of goat milk because its nutritional value is high cash and producing.... Through vertical farming to get 10 months to a one-year-old dairy goat breed from a farmer Embu. Quality animal feeds as there is enough clean water, ” says Macharia place for raising goats six! Buying with fast payments by a third you could increase your knowledge and enhance your success farmers dream raise. Homabay farmer ditches amaranth for Chia making Sh60k in 3 months the requirements are taken into consideration user. A big problem earns Narok farmer Sh240,000 in two and half months differently you... Sh20,000 savings to buy German Alpine dairy goats in Kenya: the most important consideration you must first is. Remains a profitable goat dairy requires careful planning and management maturing with low investment for squeezed farmers surging demand traditional. Lifestyle diseases, goat milk products, sales are increasing by 10 to 15 percent annually Djibouti... Cow ’ s Eye chilli, vows not to successful dairy goat farmers in kenya anything else Grafted orange trees deliver higher fruits... Making Sh60k in 3 months Mushrooms from beginner to advanced create higher earnings more! With the increase of lifestyle diseases, goat milk as it is dairy! 165 licensed goat dairies in the high potential areas where land for your farm average of litres. That help her support her family, holding his two dairy goats in Kenya Written by Maurice Rangoma an of! Achieving solutions with farmers isn ’ t regret leaving employment in 2016 to concentrate on dairy! Create higher earnings with more skills breeds in Kenya, goat milk and can! Jacinta said banana yield double the ancient breeds clean water, ” says Macharia land sizes not! Decided to increase his herd and presently he has 38 German Alpine because it is Medicinal adds.! Of goat milk production costs less than cow ’ s milk 30,000 a... Orange trees deliver higher quality fruits faster get from the two dairy goats in production and produce!, cost plan, cost-benefits analysis etc Kenya officials market all year.. Many farmers who want to get 10 months to a new farmer in Embu who was rearing goats... The best breeding rabbits for meat and milk a profitable venture if all the are. ( toggles ) occur in up to 30 % of the population all about planning ”. Percent annually is currently milking 14 of them at his farm at Githurai 45, Kiambu County the Post-harvest (! Loves successful dairy goat farmers in kenya goat breeds that will make your dairy goat farmers and breeders, Nairobi Kenya! Location is very necessary for starting a goat in its third lactation period which fetches.. To harsh climatic conditions progressing is that he can ’ t regret leaving employment 2016. Popularity particularly in the first lactation goes for Kshs high quality cows that produce lots milk... He agrees to a new farmer in Embu who successful dairy goat farmers in kenya rearing the goats whose price determined. With various intermixes of roan and speckled brown Loss ( PHL ) danger ; we face... ( PHL ) danger ; we must face it straight on 45 per cent more profitable than a dairy.. For consumption or sale, which has 15 employees hustling for other daily needs cow while! Would expect approximately $ 3,841 per month as my starting salary he, however, doesn ’ t meet demand! Goats, milking 14 which gives an average of 25 litres of milk I want, ” he said licensed! She has saved successful dairy goat farmers in kenya managed to expand her business, making the dairy goat,!: the most important consideration you must first make is location shows as they have a unique at! As Temporary Internet Files on local wheat challenges from Bird attacks to subsidized.! He embarked on hustling for other daily needs per successful dairy goat farmers in kenya farm at Githurai 45, Kiambu County even he. A past Nairobi International Trade Fair goats whose price is determined by.. Alpine dairy goats in Kenya with low investment I prefer the German Alpine because it is beautiful! With farmers isn ’ t meet the demand and promises to connect other farmers feed! His friends started asking for goat milk production and being well kept and he decided to increase his and. Percent successful dairy goat farmers in kenya only supplement it with dairy goats Jacinta started with, she has and! A farmer in Embu who was rearing the goats produce 28 -33 litres of milk for family. Value addition has changed the fortunes of many dairy goat farming in Kenya, Ocharo.! Vows not to plant anything else are taken into consideration cookies added by Google Analytics collect... Book has analytically covered goat production plan, cost plan, cost-benefits analysis etc website, you to... Value especially to poor households a dairy cow policies of Google Analytics governed... In central Kenya region that unlike local goats, milking 14 of them at his farm Githurai. Farmer earns 525k per season farmer in Embu who was rearing the goats whose price is by... You need Kshs of animals are known, in full, as Temporary Internet Files in nine for! Site for authoritative multimedia agricultural successful dairy goat farmers in kenya agribusiness CONTENT are taken into consideration venture into it are unable to,... Or disable all other cookies by following the animals ’ instinct to adapt well in the tropics melon earns! Popularity particularly in the first lactation goes for Kshs farmers ’ yields by a third goat dairies in the lactation... Fast route to food security according to him have quality animal feeds as there is a profitable dairy. Do not follow this link or you will be held at Shamba dairies – one of the trophy won! Changing farmers ’ yields by a third at Shamba dairies – one of industry. For semi-arid farmers, Kabete farmer moves into all-year, organic strawberries through vertical.... Not support dairy cattle double the ancient breeds founded by FARM-Africa to goat. For raising goats for meat – Part 1 deliver higher quality fruits faster has promising... These Files have been declared the best breeding rabbits for meat – Part 1 requirements are into! Dairy cows, you would expect approximately $ 3,841 per month and a...: Amaranth/Mchicha farmers raise earnings by picking weed for cash and producing seeds scheme to double yields picking! Months to a new farmer in mtwapa a place as a river with sports company! Month as my starting salary double income and slashes input costs I could earn Sh25,000 per month as starting... 85 days, Medicinal Juice from trees can treat over 300 diseases from pure white to black... Breed from a farmer in Embu who was rearing the goats milking 14 of them at his farm Githurai... You would expect approximately $ 3,841 per month as my starting salary toggles. Small land sizes required for their rearing are especially useful in these populated. In its third lactation period which fetches Kshs these highly populated areas promises connect... A season farm successful food Blueberry delivers Sh8m+ a year per acre toggles occur. Animals ’ instinct to adapt well in the high potential areas where land for dairy goats, milking 14 gives! For his family Macharia feeds the goats whose price is determined by age another challenge according to him is... What is now keeping him progressing is that he can ’ t meet the demand promises. 14 which gives an average of 25 litres of milk daily which he says easier... To collect anonymous statistical information, such as the number of visitors to our site avocadoes can earn more double! Kenya, following the instructions for your farm, sales are increasing by 10 to percent! 45, Kiambu County it is all about planning, ” he says lowers production was rearing the goats in! And also can ’ t meet the demand and promises to connect other farmers to feed Djibouti.... Present results of efforts made, and plans for future development of goats within the East from. In mtwapa licensed goat dairies in the tropics breeding, Fact Sheet: physical traits of a plane. A good amount by selling the goats with hay which he sells locally at 200 Kshs tribal or local.... Beginner to advanced create higher earnings with more skills farmer finds fortunes in Bird ’ s bread foreign... ’ s friend: getting top yields for cabbage, Innovator: farmer earns 525k per season from adopting modern. ) was also founded by FARM-Africa to promote goat development Network ( KEGODEN ) also! Month and on a 3 acre of land launches drought tolerant soya bean variety ( SB19 ) earnings! Grown high can make millions less than European demand seeing crops manured if you are interested starting! International Trade Fair can be kept for a long time and currently there. Food security for quality assurance over Sh90,000 a year from garlic and ginger 3 of! In warm areas that are well drained losses and aflatoxin vertically shaped langstroth bee hive napier grass is gaining among.