We are in Meru county at Stephen and Agnes' shamba. We do a soil test to find out the health of their soil, show them how to deal with greenhouse pests and how to reduce post harvest losses. We also try to get them back into french bean farming.
Learn about growing bananas, passion fruit and mangoes, as well as treating and controlling pests and diseases which cause problems with selling and will lead to bad business.
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.
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.
We are in Meru, Tanzania at Lilian's farm. We look at how to improve her rice plantation by using the right amount of fertilisers and manure and do a soil test.
We are in Tanzania to learn about keeping cows for producing good quality milk. We learn about feeding, making silage, keeping diseases away and how a healthy cow produces good milk and how to build a zero grazing unit.
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 Vihiga County, Western Region at Dick Morgan's Shamba. We help him improve his chicken and ways to reduce post harvest losses when storing his grains.
We are in Kirinyaga County at Boniface and Paul's Farm. We teach him the benefits of inter-cropping and climate smart agriculture. This is useful because of the irregular rainfall that the area can experience.
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.
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 Keroka, Kisii on Moseti's farm. He is having problems with pests and disease with his capsicum and tomato plants so we have brought experts to help him out. We also learn about climate smart agriculture, solar light, good record keeping and 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 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 at Leonard's farm in Bomet county. We help him with his chicken, show him the Viazi Power method of growing potatoes, test his soil and show him how to identify fake chemicals.
We visit Robert and Joy at their shamba in Jinja, Uganda. Learn about pests and diseases in banana production, the proper feed for your cows to increase milk production and how to keep healthy chickens for good business.
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We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
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.