In Uganda the weather patterns are changing and becoming harder to predict. This is because of climate change. To be a successful farmer it is important to understand these changes.
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 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.
Tagged Under: chickens, trees, soil testing, soil erosion, health, growing, feeding, harvesting, African indigenous vegetables, supplements, horticulture, nutrition, youth, amino acids, vitamins, mulching, terraces
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 are in Katumani and Machakos with Cecilia and Philip who are in need of some help with their cows, who need an ECF vaccine, about how to make a farming plan, growing sorghum, planting trees & rainwater harvesting in the form of a water pan.
We meet young farmer Kioko in Embu to learn about keeping chickens, evergreen agriculture, making a farm plan to help the farmers make more money, using pesticides on sukuma and tomatoes and keeping diary cows.
Tagged Under: cows milk, chickens, cows, zero grazing, bananas, tomatoes, trees, fodder, sukuma, planting, cabbages, terracing, supplements, feed, erosion, diversity, evergreen agriculture, housing, intercropping
A Shamba Shape Up Special looks at the problems caused by climate change. We look at a weather research centre, planting trees, making a compost heap, zero grazing pens, water harvesting & push-pull technology.
SSU looks at climate change and farming in semi-arid areas, including which crops grow in dry areas, using guttering to save water and selling crops at a good price. We also learn about solar power.
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.
We look at drought resistant crops, water distribution, planting trees, Napier grass, solar lights, rainwater harvesting and energy saving jikos as we learn how to combat climate change throughout dry areas of Africa. S03Ep10
We visit Joseph and Lucy's farm in Kinagop to sort out their shamba. We take a look at planting trees, healthy cabbages, dairy cows and rainwater harvesting.
Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini, Embu is visited by Shamba Shape Up this week. Coffee planting, bee keeping, keeping chickens, energy saving jikos and soil erosion is all covered in this episode.