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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.

New KCC directed to increase milk prices to Shs.33 per litre –plus to dairy farmers

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya ordered the milk processor to increase milk prices from the current the Shs.25 to Shs.33 per liter.

How to biologically deal with locusts in Wajir County

Reports show birds are the most essential biological means of fighting locusts.

How to deal with “Njanuary” woes in 2020

To deal with such cases of drought, farmers need to cultivate drought resistant crops, which can aid in reducing cases of hunger and malnutrition among Kenyans in arid and semi-arid areas.