Series 11 - Ep 1: Soil testing, Intercropping, Dairy Cows and the Solar Power Irrigation System

Series 11 - Ep 1: Soil testing, Intercropping, Dairy Cows and the Solar Power Irrigation System

Welcome to the brand new series of Shamba Shape Up

On our first episode, we are in Ndeiya, a place nestling in the shadows of Ngong hills, between Kiambu county and the Great Rift Valley. We are visiting farmer Peter Kamiti.

We are learning about the importance of Soil testing and what to do after doing the soil test.

We get to learn about the variety of maize to plant during short and long rains so you can better cope with climate change. . We also learn about Intercropping between maize and beans.

Looking at dairy Cows: We learn how to manage napier grass, how to plant, harvest and Store it for later use.

We look at which forage varieties to plant for your cows so you can cut costs on buying feeds.

We also get to learn about the Solar Powered Irrigation System and how to how to finance it and get it installed

#Intercropping #Soil #Solar #Forages #Fodder #Brachiaria #Dairy Cows #NappierGrass #Soil Test

Show times

Kenya

Sunday 1:30 pm (Swahili)
Saturday 1:30 pm (English)

on Citizen TV Kenya