Tag: Planting

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Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (English)

we visit christine in her shamba in Kakamega town, we learn proper care for cows, have a good tea plantation, get an energy conserving jiko and learn how solar power is important. S01Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 10 Silage, Bananas, Sweet Potatoes (English)

On today's shamba shape up we learn how to make Silage, Planting Bananas and sweet potatoes, the importance of using gutters and learn the Push-Pull method for Napier grass and Maize plant. S01Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 4 Bananas, Chickens, Fruit Trees (Swahili)

Arthur seeks advice from the SSU team on his banana crop, broiler chickens, and pest control for his fruit trees. S01Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 1 Seed Varieties, Maize Treatment, Maize (Swahili)

The Shape Up team visit George's shamba. We help him to choose the right seed variety to plant, using solar power & the correct was to use a urea treatment of maize stover and to plant maize. S01Ep01
Shamba Shape Up clips - Planting Beans

Planting beans correctly.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Planting Sukuma

Planting sukuma correctly.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 13 Farm Revisits (Swahili)

In this episode finale, SSU revisits farms to see how the farmers are getting on. S02Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 12 Climate Change, Zero- Grazing, Push-Pull (English)

A SSU Special looks at the problems caused by climate change. We look at a weather research centre, planting trees, making a compost heap, zero grazing pens, water harvesting & push-pull. S02Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 10 Cow Care, Chickens, Maize (English)

We visit Jarius in Kisumu to help him with the challenges of farming in a wheelchair. We look at cows, chickens & maize problems as well as look at why jikos and solar lamps are useful. S02Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 10 Cow Care, Chickens, Maize (Swahili)

We visit Jarius in Kisumu to help him with the challenges of farming in a wheelchair. We look at cows, chickens, & maize problems as well as look at why jikos and solar lamps are useful. S02Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 4 Rice Growing, Potato & Maize Crops, Chickens (Swahili)

Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, while guttering, rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize & chicken production are also discussed. S02Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 2 Soil Testing, Kale, Jikos (English)

We visit Reginah's shamba to help her improve her soil quality by testing it and using the correct fertilisers. She gets help planting her new Kale crop, and learn about a new type of jiko. S02Ep02
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 13 Bees, Chickens, Antibiotics (Swahili)

This season's finale Shamba Shape Up revisits past farms to see how the farmers are doing. We look at bees, chickens, antibiotics in animals and growing rice. S03Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (English)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (Swahili)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 9 Cow Care, Maize Farming, Rain Harvesting (English)

We visit Risper's farm in Kisumu to learn more about cows (health, housing and feeding), maize farming, energy saving jikos & rainwater harvesting. S03Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 8 Vegetable Growing, Inter-cropping, Livestock Loans (Swahili)

We learn more about vegetable growing, taking care of animals, inter-cropping beans and sorghum and livestock loans; all on Mary's farm in Nakuru.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 8 Vegetable Growing, Inter-cropping, Livestock Loans (English)

We learn more about vegetable growing, taking care of animals, inter-cropping beans and sorghum and livestock loans; all on Mary's farm in Nakuru. S03Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 7 Animal Care, Certified Seeds, Planting Sorghum (Swahili)

In this episode we meet Peter & Virginia in Nakuru to help shape up their shamba. We look at animal care, certified seeds, planting sorghum, rainwater havesting and solar lighting. S03Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 6 Flying Gardens, Mango Farming, Cow Farming (Swahili)

We visit Makueni to reach farmers to discuss flying gardens, mango farming, cow farming, rainwater harvesting & planting trees. S03Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 6 Flying Gardens, Mango Farming, Cow Farming (English)

We visit Makueni to reach farmers to discuss flying gardens, mango farming, cow farming, rainwater harvesting & planting trees. S03Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 5 Grain Groups, Animal Housing, KCB Banking (Swahili)

We learn how to plant tomatoes, the importance of water harvesting, Grain Groups, D.light solar lights, proper housing of animals, soil testing and how KCB banking can help in your farm. S03Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 5 Grain Groups, Animal Housing, KCB Banking (English)

We learn how to plant tomatoes, the importance of water harvesting, Grain Groups, D.light solar lights, proper housing of animals, soil testing and how KCB banking can help in your farm. S03Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 4 Chickens, Amaranth, Water Pumps (Swahili)

We visit Juja Farm to meet a farmer and introduce them to Kenchic chickens, Kick start water pumps, D.light solar lights, growing amaranth and much more. S03Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 4 Chickens, Amaranth, Water Pumps (English)

We visit Juja Farm to meet a farmer and introduce them to Kenchic chickens, Kick start water pumps, D.light solar lights, growing amaranth and much more. S03Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 3 Cabbages, Cow Care, Planting Trees (Swahili)

We visit Joseph and Lucy's Shamba in Kinangop. We look at growing cabbages, looking after cows, catching rainwater and planting trees. S03Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 3 Cabbages, Cow Care, Planting Trees (English)

We visit Joseph and Lucy's Shamba in Kinangop. We look at growing cabbages, looking after cows, catching rainwater and planting trees. S03Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 2 Coffee Planting, Chickens, Bee Keeping (Swahili)

Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini Nakuru. Coffee planting, bee keeping, chickens, jikos and soil erosion are all discussed. S03Ep02
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 2 Coffee Planting, Chickens, Bee Keeping (English)

Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini Nakuru. Coffee planting, bee keeping, chickens, jikos and soil erosion. S03Ep02
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 1 Mango Farming, Hand Pump, Chickens (Swahili)

The new series starts from Embu and looks at mango farming and how to stop mango diseases, kunde planting, hand pumps, making silage and looking after chickens correctly. S03Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 1 Mango Farming, Hand Pump, Chickens (English)

The new series starts from Embu and looks at mango farming and how to stop mango diseases, kunde planting, hand pumps, making silage and looking after chickens correctly. S03ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (Swahili)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (English)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (Swahili)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (English)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 11 East Coast Fever, Planting Trees, Sorghum (Swahili)

We are in Machakos with Cecilia and Philip who are in need of some help with their cows, who need an ECF vaccine, about how to make a farming plan, growing sorghum, planting trees & rain harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 11 East Coast Fever, Planting Trees, Sorghum (English)

We are in Machakos with Cecilia and Philip who are in need of some help with their cows, who need an ECF vaccine, about how to make a farming plan, growing sorghum, planting trees & rain harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 10 African Indigenous Vegetables, Mulato Grass, OFSP (Swahili)

We are in Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 10 African Indigenous Vegetables, Mulato Grass, OFSP (English)

We are in Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens. S04Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 09 Beans, OFSP, Chickens (Swahili)

We are in Bungoma with Jackson and Zipporah looking at planting healthy beans, orange fleshed sweet potatoes, keeping poultry for the youth, d.light solar lamps and rainwater harvesting. S04Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 08 Cows, Tomatoes, Fertilisers (Swahili)

SSU visits Machakos to meet Ceclilia and Philip who are in need of help with their cows, who need the ECF vaccine, the sorghum fields, planting fodder trees and joining a farmers group.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 08 Cows, Tomatoes, Fertilisers (English)

SSU visits Nyeri to meet Ceclilia and Moses who need a helping hand. We look at their cow's housing and feeding, how to transplant tomatoes & how to do a soil test and use fertilisers. S04Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 07 Cows, Chickens, Vegetables (Swahili)

We visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well. S04Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 07 Cows, Chickens, Vegetables (English)

We visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well. S04Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 06 Evergreen Farming, Chickens, Using Pesticides (Swahili)

We meet young farmer Kioko in Embu to learn about keeping chickens, evergreen agriculture, making a farm plan, using pesticides on sukuma and tomatoes and keeping diary cows. S04Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 06 Evergreen Farming, Chickens, Using Pesticides (English)

We meet young farmer Kioko in Embu to learn about keeping chickens, evergreen agriculture, making a farm plan, using pesticides on sukuma and tomatoes and keeping diary cows. S04Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (Swahili)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (English)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (Swahili)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (English)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (Swahili)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (English)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (Swahili)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (English)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (Swahili)

We visit Gideon and Alice near Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (English)

We visit Gideon & Alice in Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum. S04Ep01
Shamba Shape Up - Tomatoes

Jeremiah learns the correct way of planting tomatoes
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 9: OFSP, Dairy Cows, Trees and Insurance (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Bungoma visiting Bishop Nelson. We get to learn about harvesting method of Orange Fleshed Sweet potatoes so as to fetch better market prices, How to improve and choose best breed for milk production for your dairy cows. We also learn about how to plant and choose the right trees for your area and also learn about how to insure your farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 9: OFSP, Dairy Cows, Trees and Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Bungoma visiting Bishop Nelson. We get to learn about harvesting method of Orange Fleshed Sweet potatoes so as to fetch better market prices, How to improve and choose best breed for milk production for your dairy cows. We also learn about how to plant and choose the right trees for your area and also learn about how to insure your farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 7: Quality meat, OFSP Product, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have something special for you; we have a series about food security and quality. We head to supermarkets counter and see how to get best meat for your meal and more on sweet-fleshed potato products. We also visit a young farmer Francis Mwangi in Muranga County to learn how to prepare field using conservation agriculture and improve the crops & raise profits by planting trees around the field.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 7: Quality meat, OFSP Product, Conservation Agriculture (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have something special for you; we have a series about food security and quality. We head to supermarkets counter and see how to get best meat for your meal and more on sweet-fleshed potato products. We also visit a young farmer Francis Mwangi in Muranga County to learn how to prepare field using conservation agriculture and improve the crops & raise profits by planting trees around the field.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 6: Trees, Dairy Cows, Pressure Cooker and Insurance (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Bungoma county, visiting Harrison and Kennedy two brothers managing the farms for their parents Daniel Lusaka and Amelia Naima. We learn how to manage trees and look after your cows (dairy). We also find out about cooking without wood or charcoal also what to do when major disaster strikes.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 6: Trees, Dairy Cows, Pressure Cooker and Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Bungoma county, visiting Harrison and Kennedy two brothers managing the farms for their parents Daniel Lusaka and Amelia Naima. We learn how to manage trees and look after your cows (dairy). We also find out about cooking without wood or charcoal also what to do when major disaster strikes.