Aphids cause farmers a lot of financial and yield loss. You can control and prevent their outbreak in your land by observing hygienic gardening practices (GAPS) like precise irrigation. There are various natural methods and products for their control like the neem oil, diatomaceous earth or washing them off with clean water as outlined
Category: Climate Smart Agriculture
“It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.” — Wangari Maathai. Trees have many benefits on your health, surroundings and income. They provide food and...
This post addresses what you need to know about organic farming. It includes types, benefits and how you can raise crops and livestock organically in Kenya. Besides, there are tips for high yields for profitable organic farming and for home gardeners who are seeking self-sufficiency.
What are affordable flood control and barrier solutions for your farm crops, homes and ranches. We propose 12 flood risk management solutions Individual farmers and ranchers or collectively in their cooperatives and groups can use these
Gardeners and traders have an option to transport more goods for longer distances at a lower cost. Using an electric tuk-tuk or a motorized handcart.
KAOP is a free weather forecasting app by KALRO.
It predicts rainfall, temperature and wind patterns for any location in Kenya. Besides it has quality agronomic advise for crop and livestock farmers.
Use your motorbike to pump water efficiently and cheaply. This smart innovation from Kenya is cheaper to buy and use than the traditional diesel and petrol pumps. Besides a boda boda, you can attach the motorcycle powered water pump to tuk-tuk or a micro cultivator.
Learn why you need a home garden during and after COVID-19 pandemic. Benefits of a kitchen garden include saving and making money, growing fresh and healthy food and a worthy hobby or fun activity.