Tag: Agriculture

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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 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 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 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 5 - Ep 19: Tomatoes, Capsicum, Climate Smart Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Keroka, Kisii at Moseti's farm. He is having problems with his Capsicum and Tomatoes so we bring experts to help him out.We also learn about Climate Smart Agriculture. S05Ep19
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 19: Tomatoes, Capsicum, Climate Smart Agriculture (English)

We are in Keroka, Kisii at Moseti's farm. He is having problems with his Capsicum and Tomatoes so we bring experts to help him out.We also learn about Climate Smart Agriculture. S05Ep19
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 22: Intercropping, Family Nutrition, Climate Smart Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Kirinyaga County at Boniface and Paul's Farm.We teach him the benefits of intercropping and climate smart agriculture because of the irregular rainfall that the area experiences. S05Ep22
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 22: Intercropping, Family Nutrition, Climate Smart Agriculture (English)

We are in Kirinyaga County at Boniface and Paul's Farm.We teach him the benefits of intercropping and climate smart agriculture because of the irregular rainfall that the area experiences. S05Ep22
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
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 26: Conservation Agriculture, Pigeon Peas, Collective Marketing (Swahili)

We are in Makueni County at Theresia's Shamba. We have a new maize variety for her and an expert on the health benefits of pigeon peas. We also introduce her to conservation agriculture, collective marketing and contract farming.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 26: Conservation Agriculture, Pigeon Peas, Collective Marketing (English)

We are in Makueni County at Theresia's Shamba. We have a new maize variety for her and an expert on the health benefits of pigeon peas. We also introduce her to conservation agriculture, collective marketing and contract farming.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 12: Tomatoes, Conservation Agriculture, Post Harvest Storage (Swahili)

We are in Elgeyo-Marakwet County at Abraham and Priscilla's shamba. We have a look at their dairy cows, chicken, introduce them to the Jab Planter and Direct Seeder for conservation agriculture and bring them some tomato seedlings for their greenhouse.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 12: Tomatoes, Conservation Agriculture, Post Harvest Storage (English)

We are in Elgeyo-Marakwet County at Abraham and Priscilla's shamba. We have a look at their dairy cows, chicken, introduce them to the Jab Planter and Direct Seeder for conservation agriculture and bring them some tomato seedlings for their greenhouse.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 10: Conservation Agriculture, Mangoes, Greenhouses (Swahili)

We are on a whistle stop tour of three shambas. We want to find if our farmers have been following our experts advice.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 10: Conservation Agriculture, Mangoes, Greenhouses (English)

We are on a whistle stop tour of three shambas. We want to find if our farmers have been following our experts advice.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 6: Conservation Agriculture, East Coast Fever, Loans (Swahili)

We are in Kampi Ya Moto, Nakuru county at Elizabeth and Ezekiel Kapkei's Shamba. We introduce them to Conservation Agriculture, vaccinate their cows against East Coast Fever, show them how to properly manage their sheep and advice them on taking loans.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 6: Conservation Agriculture, East Coast Fever, Loans (English)

We are in Kampi Ya Moto, Nakuru county at Elizabeth and Ezekiel Kapkei's Shamba. We introduce them to Conservation Agriculture, vaccinate their cows against East Coast Fever, show them how to properly manage their sheep and advice them on taking loans.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 20: Maize, Fertilisers, Conservation Agriculture (English)

We are in Uasin Gishu County visiting Steven and Lenah Rotich. We do a soil test, introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and conservation agriculture to help improve the yield on their farm. We also learn about the benefits of solar power and how to save money in the kitchen with an energy saving jiko.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 20: Maize, Fertilisers, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Uasin Gishu County visiting Steven and Lenah Rotich. We do a soil test, introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and conservation agriculture to help improve the yield on their farm. We also learn about the benefits of solar power and how to save money in the kitchen with an energy saving jiko.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 18: Certified Seeds, Conservation Agriculture, Energy Saving (English)

We are in Kitui County visiting the Wambua Family. We learn about increasing yield by doing a soil test, planting certified seeds and practicing Conservation Agriculture. We also help them save money by introducing them to an energy saving jiko and a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 18: Certified Seeds, Conservation Agriculture, Energy Saving (Swahili)

We are in Kitui County visiting the Wambua Family. We learn about increasing yield by doing a soil test, planting certified seeds and practicing Conservation Agriculture. We also help them save money by introducing them to an energy saving jiko and a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 17: Pigs, Onions, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Narok county revisiting Enkishon Farm the House of Hope School for Farming. We find that they're onion production has improved since we advised them last and the pigs are doing great. We also introduce them to an energy saving jiko and educate them on Conservation Agriculture.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 17: Pigs, Onions, Conservation Agriculture (English)

We are in Narok county revisiting Enkishon Farm the House of Hope School for Farming. We find that they're onion production has improved since we advised them last and the pigs are doing great. We also introduce them to an energy saving jiko and educate them on Conservation Agriculture.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 16: Conservation Agriculture, Mangoes, Water Testing (Swahili)

We are in Machakos at Gregory and Teresia Mutua's Shamba. We introduce them to the principles of conservation agriculture, and learn how to properly take care of pests and diseases in mangoes. We also do a soil test and get to know the importance of doing a water test.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 16: Conservation Agriculture, Mangoes, Water Testing (English)

We are in Machakos at Gregory and Teresia Mutua's Shamba. We introduce them to the principles of conservation agriculture, and learn how to properly take care of pests and diseases in mangoes. We also do a soil test and get to know the importance of doing a water test.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 13: Tomatoes, Certified Seeds, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Trans-Nzoia County at Joseph and Moses Ndotono's shamba. We have a look at how to improve their tomatoes, introduce them to a new type of tractor and conservation agriculture. We also have a look at crop specific fertilisers and certified seeds.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 13: Tomatoes, Certified Seeds, Conservation Agriculture (English)

We are in Trans-Nzoia County at Joseph and Moses Ndotono's shamba. We have a look at how to improve their tomatoes, introduce them to a new type of tractor and conservation agriculture. We also have a look at crop specific fertilisers and certified seeds.
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Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 13: Conservation Agriculture, Maize Storage, Insurance (Swahili)

We are in Mbooni, Makueni County visiting Justus Kimeu who is very experienced in Conservation Agriculture. We find out how to conserve water and how to maintain healthy soil. We also give his maize store a makeover and look at how agricultural insurance is changing lives.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 13: Conservation Agriculture, Maize Storage, Insurance (English)

We are in Mbooni, Makueni County visiting Justus Kimeu who is very experienced in Conservation Agriculture. We find out how to conserve water and how to maintain healthy soil. We also give his maize store a makeover and look at how agricultural insurance is changing lives.
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 10: Conservation Agriculture, Tractors, Maize Storage (Swahili)

We are in Bungoma County visiting Ferdinand and his family. He is an expert in Conservation Agriculture which he has practiced for seven years and trains other farmers too. We look into the benefits and problems he experiences and introduce the SAME Tractor which can work well in Conservation Agriculture. We also learn how to properly store maize after harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 10: Conservation Agriculture, Tractors, Maize Storage (English)

We are in Bungoma County visiting Ferdinand and his family. He is an expert in Conservation Agriculture which he has practiced for seven years and trains other farmers too. We look into the benefits and problems he experiences and introduce the SAME Tractor which can work well in Conservation Agriculture. We also learn how to properly store maize after harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 22: Conservation Agriculture, M-Kopa, Post-Harvest, EPC (English)

This week we are in Kibwezi, visiting famers John and Stella together with their daughter Carol, Who is starting to take over the farm from their father. We learn about conservation agriculture on how to plough with a reaper and how to keep cool with a solar powered fridge from M-kopa. Also we learn how to reduce post-harvest losses and how to cook using an Electric pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 22: Conservation Agriculture, M-Kopa, Post-Harvest, EPC (Swahili)

This week we are in Kibwezi, visiting famers John and Stella together with their daughter Carol, Who is starting to take over the farm from their father. We learn about conservation agriculture on how to plough with a reaper and how to keep cool with a solar powered fridge from M-kopa. Also we learn how to reduce post-harvest losses and how to cook using an 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 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 Sn10 - Ep 10: Conservation Agriculture, Avocado, Dairy Cows, FallArmy worm (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in the highlands of Meru county, visiting Joseph and Duncan (Grandfather and Grandson). We get to learn about conservation agriculture in highlands, Management of avocado trees. We also learn about how to take care and improve cows that are in-calf and how to fight FallArmy Worm by using Push-Pull technology.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 10: Conservation Agriculture, Avocado, Dairy Cows, FallArmy worm (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in the highlands of Meru county, visiting Joseph and Duncan (Grandfather and Grandson). We get to learn about conservation agriculture in highlands, Management of avocado trees. We also learn about how to take care and improve cows that are in-calf and how to fight FallArmy Worm by using Push-Pull technology.
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 4: OFSP, Fall Armyworm, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

We are in Makueni County visiting Elisabeth who has been farming for 30 years. We learn the benefits of growing Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, their nutritional benefits and value addition. We also look at the importance of crop rotation when practicing Conservation Agriculture and how to control the Fall Armyworm using the Push Pull Technology.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 4: OFSP, Fall Armyworm, Conservation Agriculture (English)

We are in Makueni County visiting Elisabeth who has been farming for 30 years. We learn the benefits of growing Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, their nutritional benefits and value addition. We also look at the importance of crop rotation when practicing Conservation Agriculture and how to control the Fall Armyworm using the Push Pull Technology.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 3: Avocados, Conservation Agriculture, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Meru County visiting Douglas and Frederick on their 28 acre farm. We get advice on the best way to plant avocado seedlings for maximum yield, the easiest way to introduce conservation agriculture and some quick tips on how to increase dairy milk production. We also learn how to fight back against the fall armyworm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 3: Avocados, Conservation Agriculture, Dairy Cows (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Meru County visiting Douglas and Frederick on their 28 acre farm. We get advice on the best way to plant avocado seedlings for maximum yield, the easiest way to introduce conservation agriculture and some quick tips on how to increase dairy milk production. We also learn how to fight back against the fall armyworm.