We're in Mbale, Uganda visiting Aaron and his wife's farm. We teach him about the benefits of using supplements to increase milk yields and the importance of soil testing in order to select the right fertiliser. We also show him how to vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and introduce him to solar lights.
We are back at Hellen and Daniel’s farm for a revisit. We see whether their capsicum are good for harvest, using artificial insemination to get a good calf, benefits of using the right fertilisers and how to stop bacterial wilt on tomatoes.
We are revisiting two shambas we have already shaped up and bringing them new experts. First we visit Michael in Tanzania. We have a look at his maize and advice him on what fertilisers to use to improve his production. We also vaccinate his chicken against new castle disease. Our next farm is Peter and Virginia's in Kenya. We teach them how to manage their finances using their mobile phones and how to manage their farm as a business.
We are in Elgeyo-Marakwet County at Abraham and Priscilla's shamba. We have a look at their greenhouse tomatoes, tell them about the right fertilisers to use for potatoes and advice them on how to get loans in order to grow their farming business. We also bring them some Kenbro chicken and introduce them to solar lights.
We are in Bungoma county at Steven and Jacqueline's shamba. We have a look at his bean and maize crops, tell him about the importance of choosing the right fertilisers, using certified seeds and how to properly store his produce. We also introduce him to conservation agriculture and aggregation centres.
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.
We are in Bukedia District in Uganda at John and Dimitria Okedi's shamba. We test their soil to find out how to make it better and how to get better prices for their mangoes. We also vaccinate their chicken and introduce them to solar lights.
We are at Hellen and Daniel Mumo's Shamba in Kiambu County. We help improve their capsicum crop by introducing them to quality seedlings, have a look at their dairy cows and tomatoes.
We are in Sing'isi village, Mt Meru region in Tanzania at Mr Barnabas Palanyo's shamba. We introduce them to fertilisers to improve their maize crop, vaccinate their cows against East Coast Fever and tell them about the benefits of farmer groups.
In Uganda almost half of our children are not fed correctly, which costs families alot every year because of illnesses and other problems. It is important to choose the right food.
We are in Arusha, Tanzania at Christine's Shamba. We bring in experts to help her with her broiler chicken, to improve her milk production and we also test her soil in order to know how to improve her rice crop.
We are in Arusha, Tanzania at Lazaro's Farm. We help him improve the housing for his chicken, to improve his maize plantation and how to properly store his grain to avoid post harvest losses.
We are in Kiatuni Village, Machakos County at Anne's farm. The climate there is dry so there is not much rain. We test her soil, show her how to plant tomatoes and manage pests and diseases, breed a healthy cow, grow African indigenous vegetables and spot fake chemicals.
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 re-visit our Facebook competition winner Eric to learn even more about keeping healthy cows (vaccines, feed, supplements) and how to keep them healthy during pregnancy, how to use fertilisers and the importance of keeping rainwater for use on the shamba.
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.
We revisit John and Miriam's farm in Rongai. We learn how to help cows produce more milk, including feeding. We also learn about water harvesting, crop disease, solar lights, fertiliser & napier grass.
John from Rongai gets help on his shamba getting his cows free from disease such mastitis, fleas and ticks. His soil is tested for minerals and the team go to agricultural show to learn about banking.
Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, while guttering, aiding rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize and chicken production are also discussed.
We visit Reginah's shamba to help her improve her soil quality by testing it and using the correct fertilisers. She needs help planting her new Kale crop, and we introduce her to a new type of jiko.
On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
We learn how to plant tomatoes correctly, the importance of water harvesting, Grain Groups, d.light solar lights, proper housing of animals, soil testing and how KCB banking can help in your farm.
The Shamba Shape Up team visit Vincent's farm to give him a helping hand with his beekeeping business, water harvesting, financial planning with a bank and starting up with chickens.
Arthur's needs help with his broiler chickens, and controlling pests on his farm. We also take a look at his fruit trees, especially the passion fruit and bananas. We also learn about how to control ant hills. So the Shamba Shape Up team come to help!
Meet young Jeremiah, who inherited his grandfather's farm with all its problems. He seeks advice from the Shamba Shape Up team. We learn what extra dietary supplements for your cow means a higher milk yield, and a different method of growing napier grass. He also needed advice on his tomato crops; so the Shamba Shape Up team invited an expert to advise on controlling pests, correct spacing and good soil fertilisers.
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.