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.
We are visiting John's farm in Jinja, Uganda for the first episode of the new series. We look at the maize disease MLND, planting vegetables for profit, keeping healthy chickens, planting beans, growing sunflowers 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 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 visiting John's farm in Jinja for the first episode from Uganda in this series. We look at maize disease MLND, planting, chickens, beans, sunflowers and soil testing.
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 visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well throughout the year.
We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienyeji and KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting vegetables (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRYDE programme for youths in farming.
Tagged Under: housing, disease, vaccines, sukuma, STRIDE programme, chickens, African indigenous vegetables, planting, capsicum, spinach, fertiliser, OFSP, legumes, youth in farming, kienyeji, vegetables, sweet potatoes
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
We learn more about vegetable growing, taking care of animals, inter-cropping beans and sorghum and livestock loans; all on Mary's farm in Nakuru.
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.
In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing napier grass to make into fodder, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crops and more advice on caring for cattle.