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Small scale farmers in Trans Nzoia cry foul of army worms

The pests are known to be difficult to control as the current climatic conditions favours its growth and development.

Maize farming: How to ensure proper fertilizer application this planting season

High yields can be realized by proper timing when top-dressing. The time you apply fertilizer to your maize will affect how much you will harvest.

War on Locusts intensify as FAO strengthen Kenya mitigation strategies

The locust swarms, which matures and lay eggs, pose thread to farmers during this planting season.

Trans Nzoia County: Farmers sacred as COVID-19 cases escalates in Kenya

Farmers in Trans Nzoia county have found it hard to balance between social distancing, desert locusts and planting season with increasing prices of seedling and fertilizers. The government announced social distancing as key measure in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Counties urge residents to stay at home as COVID-19 cases increases

They lo urged sugar companies to collaborate with the government and ensure that all measures to curb the disease are in place, to avoid events that may lead to closure, which will also lead to loses.

Desert locusts scare farmers in Kakamega

Dessert locusts invaded the country in December 2019 through North Eastern parts of Kenya, including areas of Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit and Garissa.

Tomato farmers reap high over increased prices in the market

Farmers have every reason to smile even as try whether conditions reduce the supply of tomatoes, thus increasing prices.

FAO Kenya call for immediate action to curb increasing spread of Desert Locusts

However, in the countries of Uganda and Tanzania, the situation is less worrying.