FAO to train Migori poultry farmers to improve production

Migori County poultry farmers will benefit from free training workshops that aim to equip them on poultry rearing and vaccination. Speaking at a hotel in Migori town, Mr. Charles Nyaanga the Director for Livestock Migori County stated that the workshops will ensure that poultry farmers are back on their feet after a difficult year. Nyaanga said that […]

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Repeal Law to block Importation of Cheap Milk, Eggs

The  government is revising laws on importation to block importation of cheap milk to cushion Kenyan producers. The  Principal Secretary for Trade and Industrialization (PS), Amb. Johnson Weru  said the move, that will see the revocation of Kenya Trade Revenue Agencies Act, will make the recent increment in milk prices and other products meaningful for […]

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AFC will not waive farmers’ loans, declares Board Chair Bett

The  Agricultural Finance Corporation Board Chairman, Franklin  Bett has said the corporation will not waive loans advanced to farmers and warned defaulters to brace themselves for stiffer penalties. Speaking  during a farmers training workshop at the Agricultural Training Centre in Kitui Town on Thursday, Bett said farmers owing loans will have to service them as […]

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Poultry farmers’ at a crossroads

Poultry  farmers in Nakuru County have threatened to stop keeping layers breed of chicken claiming that they were incurring huge losses in sustaining them. The farmers claimed that a number of them had begun rearing improved indigenous chicken breeds which gives better returns. Farmers say indigenous chicken matures within five months and sells at between […]

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