Monthly Archives: June 2017

Efforts towards saving maize farmers $300million yield loss caused by MLN Disease

By Evelyn Situma June 02, 2017 Five years ago when the first case of Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) in Africa was reported in the lower parts of Longisa, Bomet County,  seed companies and seed out-growers in Kenya were a … 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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