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COUNTY CALLS ON FARMERS TO EMBRACE POST HARVESTING MANAGEMENT METHODS
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COUNTY CALLS ON FARMERS TO EMBRACE POST HARVESTING MANAGEMENT METHODS

Uasin Gishu County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture Samuel Yego, has urged farmers to embrace proper Post Harvest Management (PHM) methods in order to avoid incurring regular losses. He said that it is estimated that Uasin Gishu County losses up to 30% of the grain harvested annually. Speaking during the launch of Producer Organization Inclusion...

COUNTY LAUNCHES PRODUCER ORGANIZATION INCLUSION GRANTS
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COUNTY LAUNCHES PRODUCER ORGANIZATION INCLUSION GRANTS

The County Government of Uasin Gishu on Tuesday launched Producer Organization Inclusion Grants at Singalo Farmers Cooperative Society Milk Cooler in Tarakwa ward, Kesses Sub-County where four groups benefitted with over 2,700,000 that will be used for member mobilization and training. Speaking during the launch Agriculture CECM Samuel Yego encouraged the farmers to embrace Operation...

STRUCTURED STORAGE FACILITIES THROUGH WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM
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STRUCTURED STORAGE FACILITIES THROUGH WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM

It is estimated that Uasin Gishu County loses up to 30% of the cereals annually due to poor post-harvest management but with the Warehouse Receipt System which offers a structured marketing system, farmers will now benefit from the program that promotes good post-harvest practices while ensuring proper storage of grains. Speaking during the second day...

COUNTY CONDUCT WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM TRAINING
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COUNTY CONDUCT WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM TRAINING

The County Government of Uasin Gishu Department of Agriculture Livestock Development and Fisheries on Monday hosted a two-day workshop on Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) at an Eldoret hotel. In the workshop, Ward Agriculture Officers were trained on how the system works thus equipping them with sufficient knowledge and techniques. The officers are expected to be...

CHEMNO HOSTS OFFICIALS FROM WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM COUNCIL
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CHEMNO HOSTS OFFICIALS FROM WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM COUNCIL

Uasin Gishu Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno on Monday hosted the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) Council members who paid him a courtesy visit at the county headquarters in Eldoret town. The WRS Council led by its chair Ms Jane Ngige are in Uasin Gishu County to engage with farmers and other stakeholders in the Agriculture sector...

COUNTY SIGNS MOU WITH HEIFER INTERNATIONAL KENYA
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COUNTY SIGNS MOU WITH HEIFER INTERNATIONAL KENYA

The County Government of Uasin Gishu on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Heifer Project International, an Arkansas non-profit corporation for good, valuable and adequate consideration of the farmer’s needs. The partnership aims to provide animal training and technical assistance which enables families to seek self-reliance in food production and income generation on a...

DIAKONIA INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION TO TRAIN COUNTY STAFF
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DIAKONIA INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION TO TRAIN COUNTY STAFF

Diakonia, an international development organization with Christian values that works together with a local partner organization for sustainable change through National Council of Churches of Kenya(NCCK) are set to train County staff on improving service delivery. This will see The County Government of Uasin Gishu benefit from the program that began in 2016. The staff...

COUNTY  LAUNCHES MOIBEN SUB COUNTY DEMO FISH POND
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COUNTY LAUNCHES MOIBEN SUB COUNTY DEMO FISH POND

Agriculture CECM Samuel Yego has called upon farmers in the County to embrace diversification to maximize return. Speaking while launching a fish demo farm in Sergoit Ward Moiben Sub County, Yego said that the County supports fish farmers by giving them fingerlings to help boost their economic growth. He further urged county residents to consider...

ENGAGE YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE FARMERS URGED
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ENGAGE YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE FARMERS URGED

County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture Samuel Yego has urged parents/ guardians to engage youth in Agriculture Speaking in Soy Sub-County, Ziwa Ward, Yego raised a concern that young people are moving to towns in search of white-collar job creating a widening gap in age group engaging in farming. Yego said that the Department of...

FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM TOMATOES AND CABBAGES SEEDLINGS
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FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM TOMATOES AND CABBAGES SEEDLINGS

Farmers in Uasin Gishu will now benefit more after the County Government of Uasin Gishu together with Cereal Growers Association(CGA) issued them with tomato and cabbages seedlings. While addressing farmers today at TAC centre, Agriculture CECM Mr. Samuel Yego, thanked the organization for giving the farmers seeds to boost their living standards due to current...

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