Playlist: Shamba Shape Up: Series 11

12 videos
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 6: FallArmy worm, Mangoes, Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, Market(Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up, This week we are in Machakos, visiting the Mumo family. The last time we were here, we gave Victoria advice on how to plant Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes and how to manage Fall armyworm. This week we want to help our farmers find the right markets for their crops. We learn about: • How to combat Fall Army Worm • How to build markets for mangoes • Also we want to find out all about Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 6: FallArmy worm, Mangoes, Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, Market(English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up, This week we are in Machakos, visiting the Mumo family. The last time we were here, we gave Victoria advice on how to plant Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes and how to manage Fall armyworm. This week we want to help our farmers find the right markets for their crops. We learn about: • How to combat Fall Army Worm • How to build markets for mangoes • Also we want to find out all about Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 5: Soil Testing, Potatoes, Insurance, Silage, Napier & Avocado (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Meru County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Josephine Kimathi. We get to learn about: • Doing Soil test on a potato field • Benefits of Crop Insurance • What to do to stop Napier smut disease from spreading. • How improving cow fodder can increase milk yield • Making Silage • How to manage our Avocado tree for better yields.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 5: Soil Testing, Potatoes, Insurance, Silage, Napier & Avocado (Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Meru County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Josephine Kimathi. We get to learn about: • Doing Soil test on a potato field • Benefits of Crop Insurance • What to do to stop Napier smut disease from spreading. • How improving cow fodder can increase milk yield • Making Silage • How to manage our Avocado tree for better yields.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 4: Soil Testing, PATG water tank, Pest&diseases, EPC & Nutrition(Swahili)

Welcome To Shamba Shape Up . This week we’re in Kikuyu ,and we’re taking a trip down memory lane We’re re-visiting a farm we first shaped up over 10 years ago! That’s right, at the start of our very first series of Shamba Shape Up And we can’t wait to see how it’s been doing. We get to learn about: 1. Soil testing ➢ We find out why it’s important to do a soil test 2. PATG water tank (Drip Irrigation) ➢ How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation 3. Pest and diseases ➢ How to combat pest and diseases in your crops 4. Electric pressure cooker ➢ Find out about Electric Pressure Cookers 5. Nutrition ➢ What kind of food should babies eat for a nutritious diet?

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 4: Soil Testing, PATG water tank, Pest&diseases, EPC & Nutrition(English)

Welcome To Shamba Shape Up . This week we’re in Kikuyu ,and we’re taking a trip down memory lane We’re re-visiting a farm we first shaped up over 10 years ago! That’s right, at the start of our very first series of Shamba Shape Up And we can’t wait to see how it’s been doing. ➢We find out why it’s important to do a soil test ➢ How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation ➢ How to combat pest and diseases in your crops ➢ Find out about Electric Pressure Cookers ➢ What kind of food should babies eat for a nutritious diet?

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 3: Forage production, Soil Test, Push-Pull & Avocado Irrigation(Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Meru County and we are visiting an expert farmer called Rachel. She runs a training course for farmers around her area. Can she teach us a thing or two? who’s going to be teacher on this episode? We learn about: Forage production (Bracharia): ➢ How to get more forage plants without having to buy the seeds or the seedlings by making and planting bracharia splints. ➢ mportance of planting bracharia as forage for your livestock. Soil testing ➢ We help Rachel with her coffee plantation, which is yellowing by doing a soil test in the farm. ➢ Importance of doing a soil test in your farm. Push-Pull method ➢ How to get rid of pests in vegetables by using the Push-Pull method. Avocado Irrigation ➢ We get advice on when and how to irrigate an avocado tree.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 3: Forage production, Soil Test, Push-Pull & Avocado Irrigation(English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Meru County and we are visiting an expert farmer called Rachel. She runs a training course for farmers around her area. Can she teach us a thing or two? who’s going to be teacher on this episode? We learn about: Forage production (Bracharia): ➢ How to get more forage plants without having to buy the seeds or the seedlings by making and planting bracharia splints. ➢ mportance of planting bracharia as forage for your livestock. Soil testing ➢ We help Rachel with her coffee plantation, which is yellowing by doing a soil test in the farm. ➢ Importance of doing a soil test in your farm. Push-Pull method ➢ How to get rid of pests in vegetables by using the Push-Pull method. Avocado Irrigation ➢ We get advice on when and how to irrigate an avocado tree.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 2: Soil Test, Rain harvesting, Avocado, Brachiaria & Insurance(Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape up series 11. This week we are in Meru county, visiting farmers Alfred and Margaret Muthomi and their son John Paul. They are building up and wants to give back back both as the same time. They ran a farm and a children's home and they want to increase their yields for the next season with the children's needs in mind. We are doing two good deeds at the price of one. In this farm we learn: ➢The importance of soil-testing. ➢The importance of harvesting rain water and how to set-up the rain water harvesting system. ➢How a certified nursery provides seedlings (Avocado) free from diseases and how it is done. ↝↝Also the importance of buying a certified seeds and good farming practices of planting it. ➢How to increase your milk yield by practising good management of your brachiaria grass and how to preserve the grass by making hay bales for use in dry season. ➢How to protect your crops and livestock from disaster in a cheaper way.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 2: Soil Test, Rain harvesting, Avocado, Brachiaria & Insurance (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape up series 11. This week we are in Meru county, visiting farmers Alfred and Margaret Muthomi and their son John Paul. They are building up and wants to give back back both as the same time. They ran a farm and a children's home and they want to increase their yields for the next season with the children's needs in mind. We are doing two good deeds at the price of one. In this farm we learn: ➢The importance of soil-testing. ➢The importance of harvesting rain water and how to set-up the rain water harvesting system. ➢How a certified nursery provides seedlings (Avocado) free from diseases and how it is done. ↝↝Also the importance of buying a certified seeds and good farming practices of planting it. ➢How to increase your milk yield by practising good management of your brachiaria grass and how to preserve the grass by making hay bales for use in dry season. ➢How to protect your crops and livestock from disaster in a cheaper way.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 1: Soil Test, Intercropping, Forage and Solar Irrigation System (Swahili)

Welcome to the brand new series of Shamba Shape Up series 11. On our first episode, we are in Ndeiya, nestling in the shadows of Ngong hills, between Kiambu county and the Great Rift Valley. We are visiting farmer Peter Kamiti. We are learning about the importance of Soil testing and what to do after doing the soil test. Also Due to the climate change we get to learn about the variety of maize to plant during short and long rain. We also learn about Intercropping between maize and beans. On topic of Dairy Cows: We learn how to manage your nappier grass, how to plant, harvest and Storing nappier grass. The varieties of forages to plant to feed you cows, so to reduce expenses in buying concentrated feeds. We also get to learn about the Solar powered irrigation system and how to be able to buy and get it installed.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 1: Soil Test, Intercropping, Forage and Solar Irrigation System (English)

Welcome to the brand new series of Shamba Shape Up series 11. On our first episode, we are in Ndeiya, nestling in the shadows of Ngong hills, between Kiambu county and the Great Rift Valley. We are visiting farmer Peter Kamiti. We are learning about the importance of Soil testing and what to do after doing the soil test. Also Due to the climate change we get to learn about the variety of maize to plant during short and long rain. We also learn about Intercropping between maize and beans. On topic of Dairy Cows: We learn how to manage your nappier grass, how to plant, harvest and Storing nappier grass. The varieties of forages to plant to feed you cows, so to reduce expenses in buying concentrated feeds. We also get to learn about the Solar powered irrigation system and how to be able to buy and get it installed.