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CURBING CUSCUTA PARASITE IN UASIN GISHU COUNTY
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CURBING CUSCUTA PARASITE IN UASIN GISHU COUNTY

The County Government of Uasin Gishu Department Of Agriculture Livestock Development and Fisheries today extended the spraying exercise to Kuinet/Kapsuswa and Soy Ward in Soy Sub-County to control the spread of Cuscuta parasite a weed that has spread widely in the county. According to Director of Agriculture Wilbur Mutai, the parasite draws nutrients and water...

ELDORET ASK SHOW EXHIBITORS APPLAUDED
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ELDORET ASK SHOW EXHIBITORS APPLAUDED

Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Abdirisack Jaldesa has applauded this year’s exhibitors who turned up to exhibit at Eldoret ASK Show for aligning their exhibitions to big 4 agenda. Speaking today during a luncheon hosted by the society on behalf of stakeholders, Abdirisack Jaldesa said Uasin Gishu county is favourable to various agricultural crops urging exhibitors...

ONGOING ROAD WORKS AT CHEPTIRET- CHEPKONGONY ROUTE
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ONGOING ROAD WORKS AT CHEPTIRET- CHEPKONGONY ROUTE

The County Government of Uasin Gishu is progressively working to ensure residents have good roads with proper drainage systems. The expansion, grading and gravelling of Cheptiret-Chepkongony road, a length of 5.9 km will boost the socio-economic profile of the area. While expressing contentment, residents consider the road works as an open up opportunity for development....

AGRICULTURAL FARMERS TO REAP MORE THROUGH AGRICULTURAL DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
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AGRICULTURAL FARMERS TO REAP MORE THROUGH AGRICULTURAL DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Uasin Gishu County farmers will now have an improved way of farming after the County Government in collaboration with Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP) today, conducted a training session for agricultural stakeholders in the county at the Teachers Advisory Center (TAC). The training is aimed at equipping the farmers with different techniques on farming and...

INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND CURB CLIMATE CHANGE-ROTICH
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INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND CURB CLIMATE CHANGE-ROTICH

The County Government of Uasin Gishu has urged farmers to double their efforts to increase productivity and curb issues of climate change as addressed by the Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project. During the signing of the private extension service providers contract, Agriculture Chief Officer Julius Rotich urged farmers to work and deliver on time and any...

UASIN GISHU VACCINATES AGAINST FMD
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UASIN GISHU VACCINATES AGAINST FMD

The County Government of Uasin Gishu through Department Agriculture today led by veterinary Director Dr. Philip Biama continued with the vaccination against Foot and Mouth Disease(FDM) at Chepkatet Cattle dip in Kapseret Sub-County. This comes as the department prepares for the Eldoret ASK show slated for March, vaccinations are ongoing in Kesses, Ainabkoi and Turbo...

COUNTY GOVERMENT SUPPLIES ACARICIDE TO FARMERS
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COUNTY GOVERMENT SUPPLIES ACARICIDE TO FARMERS

The County Government of Uasin Gishu, on Friday supplied acaricide to Chobosta cattle dip, Kiplombe Ward which serves close to seventy cattle farmers ( over 200 heads of cattle). County Executive Member of Agriculture Samuel Yego who oversaw the exercise urged cattle farmers to exercise maintenance of the utility because it is critical in fighting...

MANDAGO PRESIDES OVER ISSUANCE OF SH58 MILLION FOR KENYA CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE PROGRAM
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MANDAGO PRESIDES OVER ISSUANCE OF SH58 MILLION FOR KENYA CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE PROGRAM

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago EGH has asked farmers to embrace practices that will help in environmental conservation and also boost productivity and improve their livelihoods. Speaking at the County headquarters during the cheque presentation Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture, Mandago expressed the need for farmers to ensure at least 10% of their land is occupied...

KAKUZI ESTATES TO TRAIN UASIN GISHU AVOCADO FARMERS- DG CHEMNO
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KAKUZI ESTATES TO TRAIN UASIN GISHU AVOCADO FARMERS- DG CHEMNO

Kakuzi Estates Limited will partner with Uasin Gishu County Department of Agriculture in training avocado farmers, Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno said. He spoke on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy call and farm tour of Kakuzi’s 700-hectare cash crop estate most of which is used for avocado cultivation. We have seen how avocado farmers in...

THREE WEEK INTERNS INDUCTION EXERCISE ENDS
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THREE WEEK INTERNS INDUCTION EXERCISE ENDS

Induction exercise for the 2019/20 internship program ended on a high note on Wednesday afternoon with the last cohort exiting the stage ready to acquire requisite experience from the County Government of Uasin Gishu. Speaking during the official closing ceremony Devolution and Public Service Management CECM Mr.Barnabas Tarus thanked the interns for availing themselves for...

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