We are in Kisii County on Hellen and Fredrick's shamba. We have a look at their dairy cows and calf, vaccinate them against East Coast Fever. We also show them the benefits of doing a soil test and how to properly store their produce after harvest.
We are in Okal Okoko's shamba in Homa Bay County. We advice him on how to choose the correct fertilisers, have a look at his cereal store and his dairy cows.We also introduce him to conservation agriculture and certified seeds.
In today's episode we look at growing maize. Maize is grown across the country and gets a good price at market. However, it can also have problems with diseases and pests. We learn about MLND, using certified seeds, using the correct fertiliser and proper storage.
For the first episode in Tanzania, we meet Christina from Nambala. She has problems with her dairy cows, chickens, planting crops successfully, minimising post harvest losses & soil testing.
We are on Christina's farm, in Mulala Village, Tanzania where we are learning about keeping chickens for profit, minimising post-harvest losses, keeping healthy dairy cows, planting crops and the importance of doing a soil test.
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.
In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm in Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, how to plant and store groundnuts & beans to avoid aflatoxin poisoning, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African vegetables.
Tagged Under: chickens, disease, potatoes, vegetables, arid, beans, planting, vaccines, intercropping, housing, storage, legumes, fertiliser, African indigenous vegetables, groundnuts, feed, aflatoxins
This episode is a re-cap of many previous farms we have visited over the series. We see how the farmers are getting on and how SSU has helped them on their shamba.
Mercianna and her women's group need help with growing bigger and better tomatoes in their greenhouse, irrigating water to get better crops, and storing their maize so they don't get high post harvest losses. We also look at energy saving jikos.
The Shape Up team visit George's shamba in the first ever shape up! We help him to choose the right seed variety to plant his your area, how to use solar power and the correct was to use a urea treatment of maize stover and to store maize.