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Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 13 Cow Care, Irrigation, Bees (Swahili)

We revisit the shambas to see if any of the lessons have been continued! We learn about irrigation, cow care, potatoes and honey bees. S01Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 13 Cow Care, Irrigation, Bees (English)

We revisit the shambas to see if any of the lessons have been continued! We learn about irrigation, cow care, potatoes and honey bees. S01Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (Swahili)

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 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 (Swahili)

Katika shamba shape Up ya leo, tunajifunza kupanda Viazi vitamu pamoja na Mandizi ya kupika, kupanda Mahindi na kuwafukuza mabuu katika shamba lako na pia weka ng'ombe katika boma nzuri. S01Ep10
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 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (Swahili)

This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (English)

This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08
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 - Maize Virus

Keeping maize healthy.
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 13 Farm Revisits (English)

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 11 Push-Pull, Goat Care, Making Silage (Swahili)

SSU visits Lake Victoria to teach Lawrence about push-pull technology and how to look after goats. We learn how to make silage and hay, as well as solar lights and how to build a kitchen! S02Ep11
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 7 Cow Care, Push-Pull, Soil Testing (Swahili)

Help is at hand for Mary & Maseno! SSU helps them build a cow shed, also improving their crops by introducing 'push-pull' technique and soil testing. A new roof is even added to their house! S02Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 7 Cow Care, Push-Pull, Soil Testing (English)

Help is at hand for Mary & Maseno! SSU helps them build a cow shed, also improving their crops by introducing 'push-pull' technique and soil testing. A new roof is even added to their house! S02Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 5 Maize, Push-Pull, Chickens (English)

We visit George at Lake Victoria. Problems arise with Striga & Stem Borer in maize crop and he learns about Push Pull crops, while the women's group get chicken help. Water harvesting is add. S02Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 5 Maize, Push-Pull, Chickens (Swahili)

We visit George at Lake Victoria. Problems arise with Striga & Stem Borer in maize and he learns about Push Pull crops, while Agnes' women's group get chicken help. Water harvesting is add. S02Ep05
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 4 Rice Growing, Potato & Maize Crops, Chickens (English)

Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, guttering, rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize and chicken production are also discussed. S02Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 3 Maize & Beans, Goat & Cow Care, Solar Power (Swahili)

Bernard from Makueni has problems with his maize and bean crops, due to drought. He learns how to care for goats and cows correctly, while also understanding the importance of solar power. S02Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 3 Maize & Beans, Goat & Cow Care, Solar Power (English)

Bernard from Makueni has problems with his maize and bean crops, due to drought. He learns how to care for goats and cows correctly, while also understanding the importance of solar power. S02Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 9 Cow Care, Maize Farming, Rain Harvesting (Swahili)

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 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 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 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.
Makutano Junction - Maize Disease

Baraka is worried about his maize crops - its lower than expected. Albert discovers it has as disease that is killing it.
Makutano Junction - Maize Stalk Borer

Maize stalk borer can cause devastation to your maize crop. S01Ep08
Shamba Shape up Clip

George learns that he could use his mobile phone to get information from KEPHIS about what maize variation he could plan in his area.
Shamba Shape- Mobile for maize variety

George learns that he could use his mobile phone to get information from KEPHIS about what maize variation he could plan in his area.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Shelling Maize

How to shell maize - the easy way!
Shamba Shape Up clips - Storing Maize

How to correctly store maize to reduce post harvest losses
Shamba Shape Up clips - Maize for your area

SMS KEPHIS to find out the best maize variety for your area, and the benefits of fertilizer
Makutano Junction Sn14 Ep05 - Outbreak

Aflatoxin. Learn the proper ways of storing your maize to avoid aflatoxin
Makutano Junction Sn14 Ep04 - Baby Shower

Nancy goes through a terrible time after consuming maize contaminated with aflatoxin
Shamba Shape Up Sn 08 - Ep 02 Watermelons, Green Maize, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Kirinyaga County visiting John and Martha. Sticking to our theme of farming as a business, we introduce them to crop specific fertilizers and certified seeds to help increase their yield thus increasing profits.We also look at pests and diseases affecting their watermelons and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 08 - Ep 02 Watermelons, Green Maize, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Kirinyaga County visiting John and Martha. Sticking to our theme of farming as a business, we introduce them to crop specific fertilizers and certified seeds to help increase their yield thus increasing profits.We also look at pests and diseases affecting their watermelons and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 20: harvest & Post-Harvest losses, Maize, M-kopa & EPC (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in kibwezi visiting Anna and Jons Ngei farm. We learn how to avoid food losses at the harvest and post-Harvest stage and key technologies in handling maize. Benefits of joining a fully digitalised revolution of farming by getting a smart phone to help you in farming Introduce you to digital cooking using Electric Pressure Cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 20: harvest & Post-Harvest losses, Maize, M-kopa & EPC (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in kibwezi visiting Anna and Jons Ngei farm. We learn how to avoid food losses at the harvest and post-Harvest stage and key technologies in handling maize. Benefits of joining a fully digitalised revolution of farming by getting a smart phone to help you in farming Introduce you to digital cooking using Electric Pressure Cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 19: Meat Processing, Avocado, Conservation Agriculture & EPC (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we have a something special for you: First We get to learn how meat is processed (go through all the different stages) before it is sold in a supermarket counter. Second We visit Mburu Njoroge & his wife Magdalene, in slopes of lashed Thika Hills. Although Peter his son is the one who does most of the work in the shamba. We help Peter with his Avocado trees and learn the importance and how to plant disease free avocados by buying certified tree seedlings. We also learn how to prepare land for planting cereals like maize through conservation agriculture. Also how to cook cheaper, cleaner and quicker using an electric pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 19: Meat Processing, Avocado, Conservation Agriculture & EPC (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we have a something special for you: First We get to learn how meat is processed (go through all the different stages) before it is sold in a supermarket counter. Second We visit Mburu Njoroge & his wife Magdalene, in slopes of lashed Thika Hills. Although Peter his son is the one who does most of the work in the shamba. We help Peter with his Avocado trees and learn the importance and how to plant disease free avocados by buying certified tree seedlings. We also learn how to prepare land for planting cereals like maize through conservation agriculture. Also how to cook cheaper, cleaner and quicker using an electric pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 16: OFSP, Insurance, Post-Harvest and Dairy Cows (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Homabay County, before visiting the farm we head to Jugs Bakery, they bake the best breads and cakes in Homabay County. We learn how to bake using mashed Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes also know as Puree and the importance of baking with it. This week we visit farmer Samuel Omoro with a farm stretching 8 acres. First: We get advice on how to avoid and insure our farm and livestock if any major disaster strikes e.g. Drought, Flood or if any death of livestock. Second: We get advice about post-Harvest losses, what causes them and how applying food quality and safety standards help reduce waste while increasing farmers profit. Third: We get advice on looking after dairy cows on one of the main challenges farmers experience that is internal and external parasites.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 13: Top-Dressing, Certified Seeds, Cow Management ,EPC (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Ndeiya, Limuru. We are revisiting a farmer from last year and we want to see if experts advise did help him? We are revisiting Moses and his wife Susan. On this farm we are not only bringing experts to help our farmer, we are also asking our farmer for help as well. Moses has been growing Maize since 1994 and even runs a local training course for the local farmers. We are going to advise from Moses on Top-dressing and how to Top-dress your maize for better yields and we also learn the importance and benefits of buying certified seeds. We also learn about dairy cow management and benefit and importance of using Electric Pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 13: Top-Dressing, Certified Seeds, Cow Management ,EPC (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Ndeiya, Limuru. We are revisiting a farmer from last year and we want to see if experts advise did help him? We are revisiting Moses and his wife Susan. On this farm we are not only bringing experts to help our farmer, we are also asking our farmer for help as well. Moses has been growing Maize since 1994 and even runs a local training course for the local farmers. We are going to advise from Moses on Top-dressing and how to Top-dress your maize for better yields and we also learn the importance and benefits of buying certified seeds. We also learn about dairy cow management and benefit and importance of using Electric Pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 12: Trees, Pigeon peas, Top-dressing, conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we look back at the past years the team has visited farmers across the country to learn how they can adapt to changing weather pattern. We visit Alexander and Ruth in Makueni county and get to learn about the importance of Trees, how to plant and best trees to plant in your area. Also we learn how to get big crop from planting pigeon peas. We also learn about the importance of Top dressing and how to Top dress your Maize and we learn about the importance and how to do Conservation Agriculture
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 12: Trees, Pigeon peas, Top-dressing, conservation Agriculture (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we look back at the past years the team has visited farmers across the country to learn how they can adapt to changing weather pattern. We visit Alexander and Ruth in Makueni county and get to learn about the importance of Trees, how to plant and best trees to plant in your area. Also we learn how to get big crop from planting pigeon peas. We also learn about the importance of Top dressing and how to Top dress your Maize and we learn about the importance and how to do Conservation Agriculture
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.