Wednesday, February 2, 2011

New cash crop to replace conventional farming.

With widespread knowledge of agribusiness, farmers in ng’arua are quickly adopting and planting high value and drought tolerant crops. For many years, Peter Muturi Luka, have been planting maize in a three-quarter-acre farm, the maize yield were far from enough for his family needs.

 The highest he could expect was five to eight thousand shillings in a year; to make matters worse he lives with the risk of watching his crops wither due to frequent long dry spells common in laikipia. Read more.
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