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Archive for July 11th, 2024

EMBRACE MODERN FARMING PRACTICES FOR MORE INCOME, FARMERS URGED

Farmers have been urged to embrace modern farming practices through mechanization and also venture into high-value crops which will in turn enhance their income. County Executive Committee member (CECM ) […]

UASIN GISHU COUNTY EMBARKS ON ACTIONS TO ADDRESS WASTE MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

The County Government of Uasin Gishu in conjunction with the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) on Wednesday commenced a two-day workshop focusing on waste management in Eldoret ahead of the […]

COs MEETS CHEPLELACH BEI RESIDENTS TO DISCUSS CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION THROUGH WATER ACCESS AND IRRIGATION

Chief Officer for Environment and Climate Change, Ms. Mary Kerich together with her counterpart for Agriculture and Agribusiness, Mr. Elphas Kesio on Wednesday held a meeting with residents from Cheplelachbei […]

COUNTY ENCOURAGING FARMERS TO TAKE GOOD CARE OF HIGH-VALUE CROPS

To enhance the prosperity of farmers and strengthen the agricultural sector, the County Government of Uasin Gishu is advocating for a 100 per cent survival rate of high-value crops distributed […]

CALL FOR ENHANCED POLICIES FOR CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE ACTION

The County Government of Uasin Gishu is pushing for better policies to help in efforts of climate change mitigation as well as the realisation of climate-smart agriculture. While addressing stakeholders […]

COUNTY CALLS ON FARMERS ACROSS AGRICULTURE VALUE CHAINS TO FORM COOPERATIVES

County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Agribusiness, Livestock Development and Fisheries Edward Sawe has disclosed that his docket will soon rally farmers across all value chains to form Cooperative Societies. […]

UASIN GISHU COUNTY PARTNERS WITH KENYA SEED TO ADDRESS MAIZE SEED SHORTAGE

The County Government of Uasin Gishu in partnership with the Kenya Seed Company has taken the initiative to tackle the scarcity of maize seeds within the region. The strategic partnership […]

A JOURNEY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FINANCIAL GROWTH

The call for farmers to venture into coffee farming gained momentum on Wednesday as the County, in collaboration with the new Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU), conducted a sensitization exercise […]

FARMERS URGED TO PRIORITIZE PLANTER CALIBRATION FOR OPTIMAL CROP PRODUCTION

Effective calibration of planters can have a significant impact on crop yields by ensuring uniform seed distribution and proper plant population, ultimately leading to improved crop health and productivity. According […]

UASIN GISHU COUNTY FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM INNOVATIVE POULTRY FEED PRODUCTION STRATEGY

Uasin Gishu County farmers are set to benefit from an innovative poultry feed production strategy aimed at enhancing agricultural practices and supporting the region’s farming community. The Department of Livestock […]