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New varieties of rice to be introduced to farmers soon

By James Kariuki August 29, 2017 Kenya is looking at introducing 15 high-yielding, locally developed rice varieties that, once commercialised, could drastically reduce the country’s import requirements. The move could save the nation billions of shillings in foreign exchange. It … Continue reading

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Fifteen new varieties of rice are set to be released to farmers to boost the production of the local crop.

By Anita Chepkoech Fifteen new varieties of rice are set to be released to farmers to boost the production of the local crop which is performing dismally at the moment. One of the hybrids can do well under irrigation, while … Continue reading

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