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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Upgrading livestock to Pedigree status in Kenya

For those who have livestock or plan to get into the livestock business be it Beef farming, Sheep farming, pig farming or Dairy farming to name a few. Well, the Graduate Farmer brings you direct information that you need when it comes to livestock pedigree upgrades in Kenya. You might have heard of Kenya Livestock Breeders Organization or you might be …

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How to make affordable dairy feeds

For many farmers in Kenya buying dairy feeds is usually an expensive task. We went out and researched and came up with a list that has worked for many farmers in Uasin Gishu county. This dairy feed formula will enable you to make your own quality dairy feed at an affordable price of Ksh 1400. Point to note: If you mix …

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How to find market in Kenya for your produce

1. Research before planting– You need to research about the market demand before planting any crop in your farm. If the demand is low then you need to change your business plan and move to the next crop. The demand of a product is important because it also affects the selling price. 2. Apply for tenders– Many schools and organizations …

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Why Mt.Kenya fish farmer wishes he had quit his job earlier

Had Onesmus Githui realised during his 27-year tenure at Telkom Kenya that fish farming was a lucrative venture, he would have quit in his first year of employment. The project did so well in his first year of starting, he was amazed. “In the first six months after starting fish farming, I made a profit of Sh130,000. I was impressed,” …

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BAKE awards 2015 nominees revealed

The BAKE 2015 nominees have finally been revealed and we can’t stop thanking you for nominating us under the best agricultural blog in Kenya category. Graduate Farmer has come a long way and we still have far to go. You can vote for us by going to www.blogawards.co.ke/vote Nominees for one of the biggest awards in Kenya, BAKE Kenyan Blog …

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Importance of Agricultural Shows in Kenya

This years Agricultural show kicks off in Eldoret on 4th March to 7th March. This is one of the Most important Agricultural events in Kenya. Agricultural trade fare are important to farmers as it creates a venue where farmers are able to engage with suppliers and companies that sell products related to the agricultural sector. it is also a place …

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