On Robert and Joy’s shamba in Jinja, Uganda we learn about feeding cows correctly, premixing your own feed and fodder. We also learn about growing bananas, biosecurity and soil testing.
Potatoes are an important crop in Tanzania. They grow faster than maize and are easier to plant using the right seeds and methods. We visit some potato farmers with our experts.
We visit Ndetaniswa's farm in Nambala, Tanzania. We learn about biosecurity to prevent diseases in chickens, how to keep proper financial records and growing potatoes.
We visit Grace's shamba in Muivaro, Tanzania to learn more about giving growing chickens amino acids, horticulture, getting youth into farming, how to stop soil erosion and why soil testing is important.
We are in Busoga region in Eastern Uganda at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing.
In the course of many different climatic seasons we have visited a variety of farmers. We revisit some of the farmers and see whether they have turned their shambas into good business.
We visit Pamela And Joseph in Homa Bay county. Learn about growing fodder crops and their advantages, vaccinating chicken, soil testing and drought resistant crops.
We visit Grace on her shamba in Muivaro, Tanzania to learn more about keeping healthy chicken, fruits, using solar light for good health, growing African indigenous vegetables and mulching.
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We are on Paul & Robina's farm in Iganga, Uganda to learn more about Newcastle Disease in chickens, using solar light, growing Quality Protein Maize, cow health & grafting apple trees.
We meet Ndetaniswa from Meru, Tanzania to learn more about why running your farm like a business is important, biosecurity, planting OFSP for better health and solar power.
We are on Onesmas and Christine's farm in Machakos to learn more about planting and using fertilisers, keeping sheep and cows, planting tomatoes and learning how to avoid fake chemicals.
We are revisiting farmers from the series to see how they are getting on and if the shape up has helped! We learn more about cows, sorghum, chickens, solar lights and crop improvement methods.
We meet Kaburu from Gakii, Meru, who is keen to learn more about keeping healthy animals! We learn more about ECF in cows, supplements for animals, keeping chickens healthy & growing sorghum to sell to breweries.
We visit Lydia from Kitui who is having problems with her chicken's feeding & housing, as well as other animals in her shamba, we learn about seed selection, growing sorghum & solar lights.
We go back to visit farmers from the series to see how they are getting on and whether they have made they changes with the chickens, cows, tomatoes, trees and solar lights.
We meet Eric and Leonida from Vihiga, Western Kenya, to learn about planting IR maize, African indigenous vegetables, crop protection and storage, youth and poultry, and solar lights.
We are meeting Anne, in Nyeri today to learn more about planting OFSP, crop protection and how to keep your cows safe from ECF disease, which if not treated properly, can be fatal.
A busy episode ahead at Elizabeth's shamba in Nyanza. We learn about IR maize, why diversification is important, chickens, using biogas and d.Light solar lamps.
We visit Emmanuel in Kiserian who needs a shape up of his chickens (hatching, breeding and feeding), solar light, water harvesting and planting certified seeds.
We meet Joseph and Florence in Kiserian who need help with using biogas, protecting cows against ECF, choosing good seeds, feeding correct fodder for animals & using solar light.
We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents Rose and Wilfred. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. We also learn about using the internet to make your farm into a business.
We are in Bulambuli, Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens.
We are in Webuye, Bungoma with Jackson and Zipporah looking at planting healthy beans, orange fleshed sweet potatoes, keeping poultry for the youth, d.light solar lamps and rainwater harvesting.
SSU is in Nabbongo village, in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and certified seeds.
We go to Martin & Beatrice's farm in Kisumu to learn about tree planting, looking after chickens and antibiotics, planting tomatoes, seed selections, energy saving jiko and solar lights.
This SSU episode looks at applying for a farming loan from a bank, harvesting oil palm, managing disease and pests in cattle and keeping healthy, happy layer hens.