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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 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 Clips: EIB/Ndumberi - Dairy (English)

Ndumberi coop dairy supporting dairy farmers
Shamba Shape Up Clips: EIB/Vert Mango (English)

Vert limited supporting mango farmers
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 8

Baraka's maize yield is lower than expected but Albert is on hand to help. Mama Mboga and Margaret come up with a business idea.
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 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 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 2 Arid Farming, Irrigation, Ploughing (English)

We meet Joseph from Katumani. We learn what challenges he has while farming in an arid area & what he can do to improve his yield, including irrigation, ploughing & crop diversification. S01Ep02
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 (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 (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
Shamba Shape Up Clips - Antibiotics (revised)

A short clip on antibiotics.
Makutano Junction Clips: Maize Stalk Borer

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

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

Maspeedy teaches the townspeople about seed-soaking. S06Ep07
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 (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 (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 (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 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 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 (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 (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.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 1: In the beginning (English)

Ken and Leah from Kenya, and Issah and Winrose from Tanzania arrive on the DLTP farm and get acquainted with their new living quarters. The rules are set out and they get introduced to the importance of budgeting and soil testing, before they do any further planning.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 2: Water & Seed (English)

The farmers are introduced to the benefits of certified seeds and get help deciding what commodities to grow from the lists they made. They also learn why they should invest in a drip irrigation system.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 3: Broiler, Dairy and Market (English)

Michael from Coopers and Rispah from Kenchic, visit the farmers to discuss the potential benefits of doing dairy and broiler farming, respectively. We also learn more about how to find a market. It looks like the gloves are slowly coming off as we witness the first display of competition tactics.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 4: Farm Life (English)

The competition is starting to heat up as we are finally introduced to the three judges. It seems like some of the contestants are struggling to understand the business side of farming. Will their business ideas be good enough for the judges?
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 5: Let The Planting Begin (English)

Our farmers find out whether the judges approved their budgets and so they can begin research on where and how to get loans. They also receive seedlings from KHS and products from Osho to help prepare their soil for planting.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 6: Kenneth "Success is not an instant coffee affair" (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. First up is Kenneth. He decided to have coriander, onions and a dairy cow on his acre.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 7: Leah " There is money to be made people! " (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. Next up is Leah. She decided to grow Potatoes and Tomatoes on her acre.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 8: Issah " I'm going to be the winner " (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. Up next is Issah. He decided to have broiler chicken, butternut, spinach and kales on his acre.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 9: Winrose " I want to be a winner! " (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. Last but not least is Winrose. She decided to do mixed farming on her acre so she has potatoes, onions, coriander, nightshade and broiler chicken.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 10: Sasa? (English)

It's been an incredible journey. The second rainy season is just around the corner and it is time for our farmers to start planting their second season crops. An old friend comes to visit our farmers to see what they learned and how they fared in the first planting season. They also get some tips on market research and value addition.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 11: Leah & Kenneth (English)

In this episode we find out what our farmers are planning to plant in their second and final harvest. This is their final chance to make more profit and win the competition. We also have some surprises in store for Leah and Kenneth.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 12: Issah & Winrose (English)

In this episode we catch up with Issah and Winrose to find out what they are planning to plant in their second and final harvest. This is their final chance to make more profit and win the competition. We also have some surprises in store for them.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 13: Who will be our farming hero? (English)

We finally crown our farming hero. Find out who it is.
Don't Lose the Plot promo on Shamba Shape Up

Don't Lose the Plot is the youth agribusiness show you do not want to miss out on!Watch as four young farmers from Kenya and Tanzania battle it out to see who will be the most business-savvy farmer in order to win the ultimate prize....a PLOT of their own! Can you dig it? Coming soon to Citizen TV
Shamba Chef promo

Shamba Chef promo
Shamba Bites: 1000 day period

This period is the most important in your child's life for growth and development.
Shamba Bites: Nutrition for Pregnant Mothers

Nutrition for Pregnant Mothers
Shamba Chef: Wheel of foods

A balanced diet ensures that we eat a variety of foods from each food group on a daily basis and in the right amounts.
Shamba Chef Trailer - Swahili

Shamba Chef Trailer
Shamba Chef Trailer - English

Shamba Chef Trailer
Don't Lose the Plot (DLTP) Official Trailer (English)

Four young farmers have been selected from Kenya and Tanzania, to put their farming skills to the ultimate test. They will be living together and competing head-to-head over a period of 9 months. Ultimately, the farmer with the most profitable, and sustainable business....gets a plot of land of their own!
DLTP Short Clips: Winrose's Pitch (English)

Winrose has quite the list. Watch and see what she plans on growing.
DLTP Short Clips: Issah's Pitch (English)

Are you curious about what Issah has decided to plant on his acre?
DLTP Short Clips: Leah's Pitch (English)

Find out what two crops Leah is planning on growing for this competition.
DLTP Short Clips: Ken's Pitch (English)

See what commodities Ken has decided to grow.
DLTP Short Clips: Credit worthiness and Loans (English)

Learn what a credit score is and why you need to have a good one in order to get a loan.
DLTP Short Clips: Watering your crops (English)

Find out how best to water your crops.
DLTP Short Clips: Rolling Budget (English)

Learn what a rolling budget is and why it is good to have one for your agribusiness.
DLTP Short Clips: Different types of Chicken farming (English)

Different types of Chicken farming Layers, Broilers and Kenbro
DLTP Short Clips: Dairy Cow Budget (English)

To invest in a dairy cow you first need to list all the costs you will face. The video details what these include.
DLTP Short Clips: Growing seeds in a nursery (English)

If you do not want to buy seedlings, you can grow your seeds in a nursery.
DLTP Short Clips: Soil Nematodes (English)

Nematodes are tiny worms found in the soil. When found in high volumes they become harmful to the roots of plants, causing them to swell or break at the roots. There are two ways to treat soil nematode
DLTP Short Clips: Choosing a loan (English)

The key things to consider when choosing a loan.
Shamba Bites: Peas and Potato Patties

Preparing Peas and Potato Patties
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 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 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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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.