Tag: Farm

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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 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (Swahili)

Tunajifunza madini muhimu kwa ng'ombe, kemikali halali na bandia, kuendesha shamba lenye ufanisi na faida, kutengeneza mbolea, kupanda tunda la ndizi na mengene mengi. S01Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (English)

We learn to tell the difference between genuine and fake chemicals, important minerals for cows, running a profitable farm, making compost, fruits and much more. S01Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 5 Chickens, Potatoes, Jikos (Swahili)

We are back at George's farm and this time we learn more about what is required in order to rear the indigenous chicken. We also look at potato farming and energy efficient jikos. S01Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 10 Climate Change Episode (Swahili)

We look at drought resistant crops, water distribution, planting trees, napier grass, solar lights, rainwater harvesting and energy saving jikos as we learn how to combat climate change.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 10 Climate Change Episode (English)

We look at drought resistant crops, water distribution, planting trees, napier grass, solar lights, rainwater harvesting and energy saving jikos as we learn how to combat climate change. S03Ep10
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 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 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 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 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 5 - Ep 14: Tissue Culture Banana, Soil Test, Farmer Groups, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Kirinyaga county at Hellen's farm. We see how to grow Tissue culture bananas, the importance of soil testing,farmer groups and how to improve her dairy cows. S05Ep14
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 14: Tissue Culture Banana, Soil Test, Farmer Groups, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Kirinyaga county at Hellen's farm. We see how to grow Tissue culture bananas, the importance of soil testing,farmer groups and how to improve her dairy cows. S05Ep14
Makutano Junction S01Ep11

Snake is out to sabotage the medical centre plans, with devastating consquences. Albert stops Baraka from using pesticides, advocating crop rotation instead.
Makutano Junction - Seed Soaking

Maspeedy learns about soaking seeds.
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 - Crop Rotation

The community learns the importance of rotating crops to stop disease and keep soil healthy.
Makutano Junction - Maize Stalk Borer

Maize stalk borer can cause devastation to your maize crop. S01Ep08
Makutano Junction - Making Silage

PP approaches Matano to find out how to make sileage. S03Ep02
Makutano Junction - Seed Soaking

Maspeedy teaches the townspeople about seed-soaking. S06Ep07
Makutano Junction S02Ep08

Jonathan tries to bribe Washington to get his vote in the local elections, but Washington is exploiting the orphans. The market women acquire land to grow their produce, but all is not as it seems.
Makutano Junction S03Ep13

The girls have their rite of passage ceremony, and Baraka and PP discuss land management. Some Baraka family secrets are revealed and the Mulani's are involved in a terrible accident...
Makutano Junction S03Ep10

Snake still owes Karis money but wants another loan, it's not long before everyone hears about Karis' money lending scheme. There's a talent show at the bar, but who in Makutano has any talent?
Makutano Junction S03Ep02

PP approaches Matano to find out how to make sileage and he gives him a lesson. Washington is desperate for money so Karis lends him KSh2,000.
Makutano Junction S03Ep01

Matano introduces PP and Maspeedy to the notion of sileage -- it should increase milk productivity in the dry season. Mama Pima is practicing witchcraft, Anna learns more about ante natal care.
Makutano Junction S11Ep08

Joseph's plan to illegally divert Makutano's water supply is causing a drought, and the community demand to know what's going on. It inspires them to set up a water management committee.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Starting Up with Chickens

Advice on how to start a chicken farm
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 16: East Coast Fever, Layers, Farmer Groups (Swahili)

We are in Mbale, Uganda at Robert's farm. We vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever, advice him on the right feed to increase his cows' milk production and have a look at his layer chicken. We also tell him about the benefits of being in a farmer group.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 16: East Coast Fever, Layers, Farmer Groups (English)

We are in Mbale, Uganda at Robert's farm. We vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever, advice him on the right feed to increase his cows milk production and have a look at his layer chicken. We also tell him about the benefits of being in a farmer group.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 2: Maize, Chicken, Farmer Groups (Swahili)

We are in Sing'isi village, Mt Meru region in Tanzania at Mr Barnabas Palanyo's shamba. We introduce them to fertilisers to improve their maize crop, vaccinate their cows against East Coast Fever and tell them about the benefits of farmer groups.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 2: Maize, Chicken, Farmer Groups (English)

We are in Sing'isi village, Mt Meru region in Tanzania at Mr Barnabas Palanyo's shamba. We introduce him to fertilisers to improve his maize crop, vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and tell him about the benefits of farmer groups.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 22: Carrots, Calf Care, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Elburgon, Nakuru County visiting Samuel and Priscillah. We look at how to improve their carrot production and how to make sure their calves grow and come on heat early. We also introduce them to an energy saving jiko to help save money in the kitchen and look at a way to improve transport on the shamba .
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 22: Carrots, Calf Care, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Elburgon, Nakuru County visiting Samuel and Priscillah. We look at how to improve their carrot production and how to make sure their calves grow and come on heat early. We also introduce them to an energy saving jiko to help save money in the kitchen and look at a way to improve transport on the shamba .
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 21: Value Addition, Farmer Groups, Bananas (Swahili)

We are in Kajiado county visiting Joseph and Esther. We look at improving milk transport for their farmers group with the Bolero milk body and value addition to improve their profits. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers for bananas and an energy saving jiko for their kitchen.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 21: Value Addition, Farmer Groups, Bananas (English)

We are in Kajiado county visiting Joseph and Esther. We look at improving milk transport for their farmers group with the Bolero milk body and value addition to improve their profits. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers for bananas and an energy saving jiko for their kitchen.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 15: Potatoes, Farm Transport, Calf Milk Replacer (Swahili)

We are in Meru County on the foothills of Mount Kenya at Moses and Hellen's Shamba. We have a look at how to properly manage their dairy cows and introduce them to a milk replacer for their calves. We also look into the challenges they are facing in their potato farming and look into a way to make transport in the farm easier.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 15: Potatoes, Farm Transport, Calf Milk Replacer (English)

We are in Meru County on the foothills of Mount Kenya at Moses and Hellen's Shamba. We have a look at how to properly manage their dairy cows and introduce them to a milk replacer for their calves. We also look into the challenges they are facing in their potato farming and look into a way to make transport in the farm easier.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 10: Soil Test, Silage Making, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Nakuru County at Kenneth and Rebecca Chemgoren. We have a look at how to properly feed dairy cows to increase milk yield, pests and diseases in tomatoes and do a soil test. We also introduce them to the Mitsubishi Fuso for efficient transport on the farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 10: Soil Test, Silage Making, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Nakuru County at Kenneth and Rebecca Chemgoren. We have a look at how to properly feed dairy cows to increase milk yield, pests and diseases in tomatoes and do a soil test. We also introduce them to the Mitsubishi Fuso for efficient transport on the farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 9: Dairy Farming, Vegetables, Certified Seeds (English)

We are at the 2,700 acre Technology Farm in Nakuru county. They have over 800 cows and 380 acres of top quality maize. We want to know what is the secret to their success and see whether we can pass it on to our farmers.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 9: Dairy Farming, Vegetables, Certified Seeds (Swahili)

We are at the 2,700 acre Technology Farm in Nakuru county. They have over 800 cows and 380 acres of top quality maize. We want to know what is the secret to their success and see whether we can pass it on to our farmers.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 8: Dairy Farming, Milk Replacer, Energy Saving Jiko (English)

We are in Meru County at Timothy and Josephine Itiiri's shamba. We have a look at how to choose the right seed for artificial insemination, introduce them to a calf milk replacer and do a soil test. We also tell them about the benefits of acquiring a truck as a farmers group and using energy saving jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 8: Dairy Farming, Milk Replacer, Energy Saving Jiko (Swahili)

We are in Meru County at Timothy and Josephine Itiiri's shamba. We have a look at how to choose the right seed for artificial insemination, introduce them to a calf milk replacer and do a soil test. We also tell them about the benefits of acquiring a truck as a farmers group and using energy saving jikos.
Mpeke Town Sn 1 - Ep 1: "New Dawn" (Luganda)

YOUTHS AND EMPLOYMENT Isaiah, the son of farmer Alphonse, has moved to the city to ride a boda-boda, however the drama of working in the city catches up with Isaiah when his bike is stolen and he gambles away his last coins before being forced by circumstances to return to Kabulondampeke. IMPROVE FARMING, IRON RICH BEANS, MAIZE, INTER CROPPING Isabella who returns from Agriculture School to help out on her mother Esteri’s farm is determined to make a living farming. With the support of her mother and assistance from Gabriel, the handsome Agro-vet, she begins to slowly understand her new calling. ACCESS TO FINANCE, STORAGE Aggrey a local business man is hell bent on seeing the local farmer’s cooperative fail so that he promotes his new bulk store facility.
Mpeke Town Sn 1 - Ep 1: "New Dawn" (English)

YOUTHS AND EMPLOYMENT Isaiah, the son of farmer Alphonse, has moved to the city to ride a boda-boda, however the drama of working in the city catches up with Isaiah when his bike is stolen and he gambles away his last coins before being forced by circumstances to return to Kabulondampeke. IMPROVE FARMING, IRON RICH BEANS, MAIZE, INTER CROPPING Isabella who returns from Agriculture School to help out on her mother Esteri’s farm is determined to make a living farming. With the support of her mother and assistance from Gabriel, the handsome Agro-vet, she begins to slowly understand her new calling. ACCESS TO FINANCE, STORAGE Aggrey a local business man is hell bent on seeing the local farmer’s cooperative fail so that he promotes his new bulk store facility.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 19: Digi Farm, Post Harvest Storage, Fertilisers (Swahili)

We are in Kajiado County visiting Stella and Joseph. We introduce them to Digi Farm a mobile phone platform that is helping farmers increase profits, have a look at his store room and advice them on what improvements to make. We also test their soil, have an expert on fertilisers and educate them on the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 19: Digi Farm, Post Harvest Storage, Fertilisers (English)

We are in Kajiado County visiting Stella and Joseph. We introduce them to Digi Farm a mobile phone platform that is helping farmers increase profits, have a look at his store room and advice them on what improvements to make. We also test their soil, have an expert on fertilisers and educate them on the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 18: Pig Farming, Digi Farm, Post Harvest Losses (Swahili)

We are in Meru County visiting a farm manager Alex Maingi. We introduce him to Digi Farm a mobile phone platform that is making farmers lives easier, do a soil test and get an expert on fertilisers. We also have a look at improving his pigs, educate him on the impact of climate change and how to properly store his maize to avoid post harvest losses.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 18: Pig Farming, Digi Farm, Post Harvest Losses (English)

We are in Meru County visiting a farm manager Alex Maingi. We introduce him to Digi Farm a mobile phone platform that is making farmers lives easier, do a soil test and get an expert on fertilisers. We also have a look at improving his pigs, educate him on the impact of climate change and how to properly store his maize to avoid post harvest losses.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 17: Beef Cattle, Farm Transport, Lion Lights (Swahili)

We are in Kajiado County visiting Bernard and Jemima. We look at how to improve profits in their beef cattle business, and inform them on the benefits of having a truck to help transport the cattle to market. We also do a soil test and introduce them to Lion Lights that help keep their livestock safe from Lions.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 17: Beef Cattle, Farm Transport, Lion Lights (English)

We are in Kajiado County visiting Bernard and Jemima. We look at how to improve profits in their beef cattle business, and inform them on the benefits of having a truck to help transport the cattle to market. We also do a soil test and introduce them to Lion Lights that help keep their livestock safe from Lions.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 16: Fish Farming, Certified Seeds, Home Biogas (Swahili)

We are in Kiambu County visiting farmer Michael Ndiba. We first do a soil test then look into improving his maize yield by using certified seeds, proper farm management methods and post harvest storage. We also advise him on how to correctly start a fish farm, introduce him to a convenient new biogas system and a vehicle to help out their farmers group with their transport needs.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 16: Fish Farming, Certified Seeds, Home Biogas (English)

We are in Kiambu County visiting farmer Michael Ndiba. We first do a soil test then look into improving his maize yield by using certified seeds, proper farm management methods and post harvest storage. We also advise him on how to correctly start a fish farm, introduce him to a convenient new biogas system and a vehicle to help out their farmers group with their transport needs.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 15: Post-Harvest Storage, Dairy Cows, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Njoro, Nakuru County visiting Mr and Mrs Riungu. We learn how to feed dairy cows in different stages of production in order to get maximum milk yield and how to properly store maize after harvest. We also do a soil test and inform them about the benefits of having a pickup for farm transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 15: Post-Harvest Storage, Dairy Cows, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Njoro, Nakuru County visiting Mr and Mrs Riungu. We learn how to feed dairy cows in different stages of production in order to get maximum milk yield and how to properly store maize after harvest. We also do a soil test and inform them about the benefits of having a pickup for farm transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 12: Conservation Agriculture, Maize Storage, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Sirende, Bungoma County visiting Vincent Okumu and his family. We get to learn more about Conservation Agriculture and how to adapt to climate change. We also look at how to properly store maize after storage and introduce him to a convenient mode of farm transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 12: Conservation Agriculture, Maize Storage, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Sirende, Bungoma County visiting Vincent Okumu and his family. We get to learn more about Conservation Agriculture and how to adapt to climate change. We also look at how to properly store maize after storage and introduce him to a convenient mode of farm transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 9: Bananas, Maize Storage, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Muranga County visiting Lucy and Stephen Kamau. We have a look at the problems facing their banana plantation and advise them on how to properly store their maize after harvest. We also introduce them to a truck that can solve their transport issues on the farm and deworm their dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 9: Bananas, Maize Storage, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Muranga County visiting Lucy and Stephen Kamau. We have a look at the problems facing their banana plantation and advise them on how to properly store their maize after harvest. We also introduce them to a truck that can solve their transport issues on the farm and deworm their dairy cows.