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Reaching Women and Youth: AFA Annual Learning Event

On Monday 6th December 2016, Graduate Farmer’s Founder and Managing Director Joseph Boit had an opportunity to be a panelist in a workshop on Reaching Youth and Women to empower them through agriculture. The workshop was part of a learning platform to share insights and learn about providing digital financial and information services to smallholder farmers. AgriFin Accelerate, a development …

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Why youth in Kenya are not embracing agribusiness

Increasingly fewer young people in Kenya are aspiring to lives as farmers. Most of them are rushing to cities and town to look for white collar jobs. This is not a bad thing. If you complete your university education or any other form of education and get a job that makes you satisfied then that is okay. We grow from …

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Importance of feeding your dairy cattle

If you want a profitable dairy farm then you have to feed your animals well. Feeding is a major factor that determines how well your cows will perform in terms of milk production, growth, body condition and overall health. Things to note Quantity and quality of milk produced is determined by milk consumed. Under-feeding of dairy cows results in reduced …

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Intercropping, Family Nutrition, Climate Smart Agriculture

Are you in Kirinyaga County? Learn the benefits of inter-cropping and climate smart agriculture. This is useful because of the irregular rainfall that the area can experience.

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Qualities of a Successful Farmer

Agriculture in Kenya or rather agribusiness is the new business in town and everyone wants a piece of the cake. You have all seen and heard the numerous success stories of farmers on the newspapers and TV. They make farming look easy and everything they touch turns to profit. We decided to visit successful farms around the country to find …

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Requirements needed to export Horticultural Crops in Kenya

You need to have the following documents:- A. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Copy of certificate of Business Registration from the Registrar of Companies. Copy of the company’s KRA Pin An adequate knowledge of quality standards for horticultural produce on the market. Documentary evidence from your overseas client, e.g a letter, fax or email that you are ready to start an export business. …

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Become a millionaire farmer in Kenya

“If you want to become a millionaire, become a farmer!” I am not trying to say that farming is another avenue of getting rich quickly. With farming there are a lot of factors involved that make it so appealing to us Kenyans. We feel connected to the land and the land to us. We feel farming is the ultimate retirement …

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How to make money from dairy cows

Did you know you can earn up-to Ksh. 40,500 per month from 3 dairy cows? Kenya has been identified as the highest performer in Africa when it comes to dairy farming. Breeds that are used in Kenya are high breeders which yield milk between 30 – 50 Litres of milk per day with good management. One cow can produce an average …

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