We are on Agnes' farm in Nairobi for the first episode of the series. We learn about the importance of keeping a clean shamba for hygiene reasons, feeding dairy cows and planting and drenching high value horticulture crops.
We are on Christina's farm, in Mulala Village, Tanzania where we are learning about keeping chickens for profit, minimising post-harvest losses, keeping healthy dairy cows, planting crops and the importance of doing a soil test.
We meet Peter and Ruth from Bomet as we shape up their shamba. We learn how to use Viazi Power to grow bigger, stronger potatoes, how to take a soil test, keep cows for milk, and what to grow for good health.
We are visiting John's farm in Jinja for the first episode from Uganda in this series. We look at maize disease MLND, planting, chickens, beans, sunflowers and soil testing.
We are on Onesmas and Christine's farm in Machakos to learn more about planting and using fertilisers, keeping sheep and cows, planting tomatoes and learning how to avoid fake chemicals.
We meet Ndetaniswa from Meru, Tanzania to learn more about why running your farm like a business is important, biosecurity, planting OFSP for better health and solar power.
Today we met Dorothy on her shamba in Matasia to learn more about doing a soil test to grow better cabbages, keeping healthy chickens, keeping cows and how to recognise fake chemicals.
Tagged Under: housing, disease, health, safety, chemicals, supplements, soil testing, soil, chickens, financial planning, feeding, planting, cabbages, cows, fertiliser, growing, hygiene, Coccidiosis, vaccines
We are on Paul & Robina's farm in Iganga, Uganda to learn more about Newcastle Disease in chickens, using solar light, growing Quality Protein Maize, cow health & grafting apple trees.
We are on the shamba of Nicolas, in Meru to learn more about financial planning, top dressing your crops, keeping goats & sheep and using Viazi Power for a strong potato crop.
We visit Grace on her shamba in Muivaro, Tanzania to learn more about keeping healthy chicken, fruits, using solar light for good health, growing African indigenous vegetables and mulching.
Tagged Under: chickens, trees, soil testing, soil erosion, health, growing, feeding, harvesting, African indigenous vegetables, supplements, horticulture, nutrition, youth, amino acids, vitamins, mulching, terraces
We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made.
We visit Robert and Joy at their shamba in Jinja, Uganda. Learn about pests and diseases in banana production, the proper feed for your cows to increase milk production and how to keep healthy chickens for good business.
Tagged Under: housing, fruit, pests, health, records, spraying, African indigenous vegetables, diseases, feeding, chickens, nutrition, cows, financial education, bananas, business, ticks, worming, mastitis, vaccines, supplements, zero grazing unit, soil testing
We visit Pamela And Joseph in Homa Bay county. Learn about growing fodder crops and their advantages, vaccinating chicken, soil testing and drought resistant crops.
We are in Embu county at Hellen's farm. We see how to grow tissue culture bananas, the importance of soil testing, how joining a farmer groups can help your shamba and how to improve dairy cows.
We are at Leonard's farm in Bomet county. We help him with his chicken, show him the Viazi Power method of growing potatoes, test his soil and show him how to identify fake chemicals.
We are in Iganga District, Uganda at Peter and Mary's farm. We learn how to identify good layers in your chicken flock, how to feed cows properly to increase milk production and why good nutrition for the whole family is important.
We are in Kiatuni Village, Machakos County at Anne's farm. The climate there is dry so there is not much rain. We test her soil, show her how to plant tomatoes and manage pests and diseases, breed a healthy cow, grow African indigenous vegetables and spot fake chemicals.
In the course of many different climatic seasons we have visited a variety of farmers. We revisit some of the farmers and see whether they have turned their shambas into good business.
We are in Keroka, Kisii on Moseti's farm. He is having problems with pests and disease with his capsicum and tomato plants so we have brought experts to help him out. We also learn about climate smart agriculture, solar light, good record keeping and soil testing.
We are in Arusha, Tanzania at Lazaro's Farm. We help him improve the housing for his chicken, to improve his maize plantation and how to properly store his grain to avoid post harvest losses.
We are in Busoga region in Eastern Uganda at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing.
We are in Kirinyaga County at Boniface and Paul's Farm. We teach him the benefits of inter-cropping and climate smart agriculture. This is useful because of the irregular rainfall that the area can experience.
We are in Amaiga, Kisii County on Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken, introduce his to d.Light solar lamps, and discuss how using a mobile phone can help him improve his yields.
We are in Vihiga County, Western Region at Dick Morgan's Shamba. We help him improve his chicken and ways to reduce post harvest losses when storing his grains.
We are in Arusha, Tanzania at Christine's Shamba. We bring in experts to help her with her broiler chicken, to improve her milk production and we also test her soil in order to know how to improve her rice crop.