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NEW DIRECTOR TAKES OVER AT CHEBORORWA ATC
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NEW DIRECTOR TAKES OVER AT CHEBORORWA ATC

Erick Boinet has taken over from Reuben Seroney as the new Principal at the Agricultural Training Center situated at Chebororwa in Uasin Gishu County. Today the verification committee concluded a two day exercise to assess the assets at the institution before the newly appointed Director begins work. Director Agriculture Reuben Seroney,the outgoing principal handed over...

PLANS TO DIGITIZE FARM ACTIVITIES IN UASIN GISHU TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY ON TOP GEAR
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PLANS TO DIGITIZE FARM ACTIVITIES IN UASIN GISHU TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY ON TOP GEAR

Uasin Gishu County Deputy Governor H.E Hon Daniel Chemno on Thursday hosted Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) officials in a bid to enhance data and digital solutions in the County. FAO is an organization that is working towards digitizing farming activities. The organization has established Kenya Integrated Agriculture Management Information System (KIAMIS), an integrated module based...

DIGITIZING FARMING TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY IN UASIN GISHU
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DIGITIZING FARMING TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY IN UASIN GISHU

The County Government of Uasin Gishu is partnering with other stakeholders in the Agricultural sector to digitize farming activities as one way of boosting productivity and promoting more locals to embrace and venture into agriculture. The initiative is being spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture in partnership with the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture project (KCSAP)...

NEW MEASURES TO UNDERTAKE REFORMS AND ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY
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NEW MEASURES TO UNDERTAKE REFORMS AND ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY

The County Government of Uasin Gishu Department of Agriculture in partnership with ASDSP has established a County Agricultural Sector Steering Committee (CASSCOM) that is aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity. The committee which is chaired by the County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture Mr Samuel Yego will undertake the transformation of the agricultural sector through policy...

COUNTY INITIATES LASTING SOLUTION TO FUNGAL DISEASE AFFECTING CEREAL CROPS
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COUNTY INITIATES LASTING SOLUTION TO FUNGAL DISEASE AFFECTING CEREAL CROPS

The County Government of Uasin Gishu through the Department of Agriculture on Thursday held a senior management meeting at CECM Samuel Yego office to discuss the prevalence rate of head smut disease in the maize growing areas across the county, a problem which has become persistent in the past few years. The fungal disease affects...

PROMOTING BREEDING EFFICIENCY THROUGH A.I SERVICES
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PROMOTING BREEDING EFFICIENCY THROUGH A.I SERVICES

As a way of boosting milk production in the county, the Department of Agriculture has endeavoured to champion an awareness program on new methods that enhance the productivity of dairy cows through Operation Maziwa Lita Kumi, an initiative that has seen farmers increase their milk delivery to selected 12 milk coolers. Agriculture Livestock Development and...

SENSITIZATION OF DAIRY STAKEHOLDERS ON THE NEW DAIRY REGULATIONS
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SENSITIZATION OF DAIRY STAKEHOLDERS ON THE NEW DAIRY REGULATIONS

The County Government of Uasin Gishu, Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries in partnership with the Kenya Dairy Board and Heifer International on Monday conducted a sensitization of lead farmers on the new dairy regulations. The new regulations have been set in order to address devolution and emerging issues in alignment with the Kenyan...

EXTENSION OFFICERS TRAINED ON INDIGENOUS CHICKEN VALUE CHAIN
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EXTENSION OFFICERS TRAINED ON INDIGENOUS CHICKEN VALUE CHAIN

The Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries through the Agricultural Sector Development Support Program II (ASDSP II) on Thursday held an indigenous Chicken value Chain service providers workshop for officers drawn from all the 30 Wards at Home Craft Centre. Speaking during the training, County Director of Veterinary Services Dr Philip Biama, said that...

GREEN LIGHT FOR DIVERSIFICATION AS DEMAND FOR SEEDS RISES
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GREEN LIGHT FOR DIVERSIFICATION AS DEMAND FOR SEEDS RISES

The demand for promotional crops is growing day by day after the county government of Uasin Gishu embarked on distribution of free seedlings. Farmers across the region are embracing the idea thus, leading to more demand for coffee, macadamia, avocado and tissue culture seedlings. The demand compared to the stock only works to explain that...

EMBRACE  GREEN ECONOMY FARMERS URGED
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EMBRACE GREEN ECONOMY FARMERS URGED

The County Government of Uasin Gishu through the Department of Agriculture in partnership with Micro Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT) on Thursday held a sensitization workshop that brought together stakeholders to showcase and share knowledge on the green economy realization. Speaking during the meeting, County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture Samuel Yego said that the...

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