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Monday, March 18, 2019
National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) will start paying maize farmers who have delivered their harvest from mid-next week, the Agriculture ministry has announced. On January 10, the president said NCPB would buy maize from farmers at Kshs. 2,500 for...

Tea Earnings Hit A Record High

  Earnings from Kenya’s tea sector hit a record high in 2018, grossing in revenues totaling to Ksh.140 billion last year from Ksh.129.3 billion in 2017. The earnings, which are the highest to be registered in the last five years, saw...
“The National Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Livestock will today Monday 11th Feb 2019 be meeting with CS Agriculture at 2.30pm. Committee Room 7, Main Parliament Building.”The Parliament’s Media Relations Department confirmed the appointment through a brief statement. Committee Chairman...
Fresh data compiled by the state Department of Fisheries indicates Kenya shipped in 22,362 tonnes of fish mainly from China, up from 19,127 tonnes worth Sh 1.5 billion that was imported in 2017. The value of fish have been increasing...
  Dairy farmers could soon start getting paid based on the quality of milk delivered to processors as opposed to the current system where they are paid depending on the quantity. Livestock Principal Secretary Harry Kimutai said yesterday a regulatory framework...
Farmers in Uasin Gishu County expressed opposition after the government resolved to slash the quantity of maize they can supply to the National Cereals and Produce Board saying it would expose them to exploitation by middlemen. In a circular to...