Shamba Shape Up : Season 11

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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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 7:Soil test,Avocado, Napier grass, Solar Power Irrigation System(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Uplands, in a village called Githirioni, Lari Sub-County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Grace kaberere. This week we are learning about: 1) How to improve soil fertility by doing a soil test in your farm 2) Under tree management of an Avocado tree 3) How to stop napier smut disease from spreading and how to plant a smut free napier. 4) We also get to learn about the Solar Powered Irrigation System and how to get it installed and maintain it.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 7:Soil test,Avocado, Napier grass, Solar Power Irrigation System(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Uplands, in a village called Githirioni, Lari Sub-County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Grace kaberere. This week we are learning about: 1) How to improve soil fertility by doing a soil test in your farm 2) Under tree management of an Avocado tree 3) How to stop napier smut disease from spreading and how to plant a smut free napier. 4) We also get to learn about the Solar Powered Irrigation System and how to get it installed and maintain it.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 8: Crop rotation, Soil test, Water harvesting , Forages, Trees (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Bungoma, by the powerful Nabuyole falls. We are visiting farmers Godfrey and Catherine Scout. This week we are learning about: 1) Crop rotation 2) Soil testing 3) Building a water pan for water harvesting 4) Forages for Economic Empowerment 5) Trees as a Buffer Zone

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 8: Crop rotation, Soil test, Water harvesting , Forages, Trees (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Bungoma, by the powerful Nabuyole falls. We are visiting farmers Godfrey and Catherine Scout. This week we are learning about: 1) Crop rotation 2) Soil testing 3) Building a water pan for water harvesting 4) Forages for Economic Empowerment 5) Trees as a Buffer Zone

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 9: Forages, Crop Insurance, Dairy Hygiene and EPC (English) Welcome To shamba shape up This week we’re in Isongo, Kakamega, visiting musician and farmer Disterio Nabwayo & Family, Kakamega. This week we learn about: 1. Growing Forages on Slopes 2. Insurance claims or Myths 3. Cooking with Electric Pressure Cooker 4. Dairy Hygiene

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 9: Forages, Crop Insurance, Dairy Hygiene and EPC (Swahili) Welcome To shamba shape up This week we’re in Isongo, Kakamega, visiting musician and farmer Disterio Nabwayo & Family, Kakamega. This week we learn about: 1. Growing Forages on Slopes 2. Insurance claims or Myths 3. Cooking with Electric Pressure Cooker 4. Dairy Hygiene

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 10:Avocado, Soil test, Cow fertility &Cow in calf steam up & EPC(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in Tharaka Nithi County and we’re visiting farmers Murethi and Catherine Njagi. This week we are learning about: 1. Avocado management 2. How to help cows conceive 3. How to steam up cows in calf 4. Electric pressure cooker

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 10:Avocado, Soil test, Cow fertility &Cow in calf steam up & EPC(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in Tharaka Nithi County and we’re visiting farmers Murethi and Catherine Njagi. This week we are learning about: 1. Avocado management 2. How to help cows conceive 3. How to steam up cows in calf 4. Electric pressure cooker

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 11: Kienyeji Chicken (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape up In this special episode of Shamba Shape Up, we look back at some of the best episodes on chicken farming. We look at good housing, feeding, managing of pest and disease and good record keeping gives farmers healthy and productive kienyeji chicken.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 11: Kienyeji Chicken (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape up In this special episode of Shamba Shape Up, we look back at some of the best episodes on chicken farming. We look at good housing, feeding, managing of pest and disease and good record keeping gives farmers healthy and productive kienyeji chicken.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 12: Climate Change (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are learning about: 1) How to adapt to climate change. 2) Young farmers 3) Nutrition meal for children

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 12: Climate Change (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are learning about: 1) How to adapt to climate change. 2) Young farmers 3) Nutrition meal for children

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 13:Solar power irrigation system, Dairy farming & value addition(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Githiga in Ndumberi division, Kiambu County. We are visiting farmer George Kairu. This week we learn about: 1) Solar power irrigation system maintenance 2) Dairy farming (Production and breeding) 3) Value addition

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 13:Solar power irrigation system, Dairy farming & value addition(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Githiga in Ndumberi division, Kiambu County. We are visiting farmer George Kairu. This week we learn about: 1) Solar power irrigation system maintenance 2) Dairy farming (Production and breeding) 3) Value addition

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 14: SPIS Water & Irrigation ,PAYG water tank, Nutrition, Avocado(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are visiting farmers Eva and Jeremiah Sakuda in Ngong, Kajiado County. We learn about: 1. How to install Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) 2. How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation 3. Find out about child nutrition 4. Avocado Post-harvest handling

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 14: SPIS Water & Irrigation ,PAYG water tank, Nutrition,Avocado (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are visiting farmers Eva and Jeremiah Sakuda in Ngong, Kajiado County. We learn about: 1. How to install Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) 2. How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation 3. Find out about child nutrition 4. Avocado Post-harvest handling

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 15:Dairycows breeding&nutrition,Tree nursery &Organic fertiliser(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in Murang’a, in Kiairathe village near Kangema town. We are visiting farmer Winnie Wangechi Wanjiru. We are learning about: 1) How to choose the right breed for pedigree cows 2) How to make a tree seedling nursery 3) Good nutrition for your dairy cows 4) Organic fertilisers for healthy vegetables

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 15:Dairycows breeding&nutrition,Tree nursery &Organic fertiliser(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in Murang’a, in Kiairathe village near Kangema town. We are visiting farmer Winnie Wangechi Wanjiru. We are learning about: 1) How to choose the right breed for pedigree cows 2) How to make a tree seedling nursery 3) Good nutrition for your dairy cows 4) Organic fertilisers for healthy vegetables

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 16: Potatoes, Managu(Black Nightshade), Saga & Tomatoes (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Today we’re in Thakwa village, in Githunguri and we’re visiting Naomi Ruhara, a young and inspiring farmer who started farming from scratch in 2016. This week we are learning all about: ➢ Pests and disease management in potatoes, managu, saga and tomatoes.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 16: Potatoes, Managu(Black Nightshade), Saga & Tomatoes (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Today we’re in Thakwa village, in Githunguri and we’re visiting Naomi Ruhara, a young and inspiring farmer who started farming from scratch in 2016. This week we are learning all about: ➢ Pests and disease management in potatoes, managu, saga and tomatoes.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 17: Pyrethrum, Pests & diseases, Cows, Sheep and Farmers phone (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Turi village, Nakuru County. We are visiting farmer Elizabeth Waireri This week we learn about: 1) How to grow and store Pyrethrum and it's importance in the export market 2) How to get rid of internal and external parasites in cows and Sheeps 3) Getting farm information on your smartphone.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 17: Pyrethrum, Pests & diseases, Cows, Sheep and Farmers phone (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Turi village, Nakuru County. We are visiting farmer Elizabeth Waireri This week we learn about: 1) How to grow and store Pyrethrum and it's importance in the export market 2) How to get rid of internal and external parasites in cows and Sheeps 3) Getting farm information on your smartphone.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 18: Savings & loans, Bee keeping and Orange fleshed sweet potato(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Isiolo County. Join us for a special episode here and learn about: 1) Village and loan groups 2) Bee keeping 3) Best way to manage your orange fleshed sweet potato

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 18: Savings & loans, Bee keeping and Orange fleshed sweet potato(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Isiolo County. Join us for a special episode here and learn about: 1) Village and loan groups 2) Bee keeping 3) Best way to manage your orange fleshed sweet potato

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 19:Calf management,Forage ,Soil test, vegetables push-pull, EPC (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Bungoma County, visiting farmer Zaina Eunice Atieno, mother of 5 children This week we are learning about: 1) Calf management 2) Planning for improved forages 3) Soil testing 4) How to use push-pull method to control pests around your vegetables 5) How to best finance your electric pressure cooker

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 19:Calf management,Forage ,Soil test, vegetables push-pull, EPC (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Bungoma County, visiting farmer Zaina Eunice Atieno, mother of 5 children This week we are learning about: 1) Calf management 2) Planning for improved forages 3) Soil testing 4) How to use push-pull method to control pests around your vegetables 5) How to best finance your electric pressure cooker

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 20:Post harvest storage, Seed treatment ,Agroforestry&Soil Cover(English) Welcome to shamba shape up This week we’re in Tharaka Nithi and we’re visiting Alfred and Philippine Mwathi. This week we are learning about: 1) Learn about storing maize 2) Treating seeds for the new planting season 3) How to manage your trees 4) Keep your soil moist by mulching

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 20:Post harvest storage, Seed treatment ,Agroforestry&Soil Cover(Swahili) Welcome to shamba shape up This week we’re in Tharaka Nithi and we’re visiting Alfred and Philippine Mwathi. This week we are learning about: 1) Learn about storing maize 2) Treating seeds for the new planting season 3) How to manage your trees 4) Keep your soil moist by mulching

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 21: Orange sweet fleshed potato, Honey, Grass (Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we've got a special episode for you in Baringo County. We learn about: 1) Growing the orange fleshed sweet potato 2) Harvesting Honey 3) Making money from grasses

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 21: Orange sweet fleshed potato, Honey, Grass (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we've got a special episode for you in Baringo County. We learn about: 1) Growing the orange fleshed sweet potato 2) Harvesting Honey 3) Making money from grasses

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 22:Soil test, Panicum grass, Compost, minimum tillage, Insurance(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Kakamega, visiting farmer James and Nancy Titiya We are learning about: 1) Soil testing 2) Planting panicum grass in a nursery 3) Building a compost structure for your farm 4) Minimum tillage for maize 5) Insuring your crop

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 22:Soil test, Panicum grass, Compost, minimum tillage, Insurance(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Kakamega, visiting farmer James and Nancy Titiya We are learning about: 1) Soil testing 2) Planting panicum grass in a nursery 3) Building a compost structure for your farm 4) Minimum tillage for maize 5) Insuring your crop

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 23: Beef Cattle management, Nutrition & Electric pressure cooker(Swahili) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This weekend we have got a special treat for you We’re in Oloosirkon in Rongai and we’re meeting with Stephen Ole Suntai, our farmer/expert who is a vet working with CKL Africa We are learning about: 1) Managing beef cattle 2) Good nutrition for your family 3) Chicken nutrition 4) Cooking with Electric pressure cooker

Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 23: Beef Cattle management, Nutrition & Electric pressure cooker(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This weekend we have got a special treat for you We’re in Oloosirkon in Rongai and we’re meeting with Stephen Ole Suntai, our farmer/expert who is a vet working with CKL Africa We are learning about: 1) Managing beef cattle 2) Good nutrition for your family 3) Chicken nutrition 4) Cooking with Electric pressure cooker