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Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 9: Forages, Crop Insurance, Dairy Hygiene and EPC (Swahili)

Welcome To shamba shape up This week we’re in Isongo, Kakamega, visiting musician and farmer Disterio Nabwayo & Family, Kakamega. This week we learn about: 1. Growing Forages on Slopes 2. Insurance claims or Myths 3. Cooking with Electric Pressure Cooker 4. Dairy Hygiene
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 9: Forages, Crop Insurance, Dairy Hygiene and EPC (English)

Welcome To shamba shape up This week we’re in Isongo, Kakamega, visiting musician and farmer Disterio Nabwayo & Family, Kakamega. This week we learn about: 1. Growing Forages on Slopes 2. Insurance claims or Myths 3. Cooking with Electric Pressure Cooker 4. Dairy Hygiene
Shamba Shape Up clips - Fodder

Fodder for animals.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Healthy Cows

Keeping your cows healthy.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 1: Planting, Horticulture, Cleanliness, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are on Agnes' farm in Nairobi for the 1st episode of the series. We learn about clean shambas, feeding dairy cows & planting and drenching high value horticulture crops. S05Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 1: Planting, Horticulture, Cleanliness, Dairy Cows (English)

We are on Agnes' farm in Nairobi for the 1st episode of the series. We learn about clean shambas, feeding dairy cows & planting and drenching high value horticulture crops. S05Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 11: Re-visit (Swahili)

We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made. S05Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 11: Re-visit (English)

We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made. S05Ep11
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
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 16: Chicken, Family Nutrition, Dairy feeds (Swahili)

We are in Iganga District, Uganda at Peter and Mary's farm. Learn how to identify good layers in your chicken, proper cow feed to increase milk production and good nutrition for the family. S05Ep16
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 16: Chicken, Family Nutrition, Dairy feeds (English)

We are in Iganga District, Uganda at Peter and Mary's farm. Learn how to identify good layers in your chicken, proper cow feed to increase milk production and good nutrition for the family. S05Ep16
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 17: Soil test, Tomatoes, Dairy, Pest & disease, Kitchen garden (Swahili)

We are in Kiatuni Village, Machakos County at Anne's farm. The climate there is dry so there is not much rain. We test her soil, show her how to plant tomatoes and manage pests and diseases. S05Ep17
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 17: Soil test, Tomatoes, Dairy, Pest & disease, Kitchen garden (English)

We are in Kiatuni Village, Machakos County at Anne's farm. The climate there is dry so there is not much rain. We test her soil, show her how to plant tomatoes and manage pests and diseases. S05Ep17
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 21: Apples, Tissue Culture Banana, Dairy Cows, Soil test (Swahili)

We are in Eastern Uganda, Busoga region at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing. S05Ep21
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 21: Apples, Tissue Culture Banana, Dairy Cows, Soil test (English)

We are in Eastern Uganda, Busoga region at Christopher and Christine's farm. We help them with their cows, bananas and teach them about growing apples and the importance of soil testing. S05Ep21
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 23: Soil test, Solar lights, Chicken, Dairy Cows, Internet (Swahili)

We are in Amaiga, Kisii County at Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken. S05Ep23
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 23: Soil test, Solar lights, Chicken, Dairy Cows, Internet (English)

We are in Amaiga, Kisii County at Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken. S05Ep23
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 25: Dairy Cows, Fertilisers, Solar Lights (Swahili)

We're in Mbale, Uganda visiting Aaron and his wife's farm. We teach him about the benefits of using supplements to increase milk yields and the importance of soil testing in order to select the right fertiliser. We also show him how to vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and introduce him to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 25: Dairy Cows, Fertilisers, Solar Lights (English)

We're in Mbale, Uganda visiting Aaron and his wife's farm. We teach him about the benefits of using supplements to increase milk yields and the importance of soil testing in order to select the right fertiliser. We also show him how to vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and introduce him to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 11: Bag Garden, Broiler Chicken, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are back in Embu at Hellen's Shamba. We visited her one year ago and we want to see how she is doing. We have look at her dairy cows, vaccinate her chicken, introduce her to bag gardens and bring her some broiler chicken.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 11: Bag Garden, Broiler Chicken, Dairy Cows (English)

We are back in Embu at Hellen's Shamba. We visited her one year ago and we want to see how she is doing. We have look at her dairy cows, vaccinate her chicken, introduce her to bag gardens and bring her some broiler chicken.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 19: Tomatoes, Kienyeji Chicken, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Kiambu county visiting Michael and Pauline Murito. We have a look at the pests and diseases affecting his greenhouse tomatoes and learn about a new targeted feeding system for kienyeji birds. We also learn about the importance of hygiene in keeping dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 19: Tomatoes, Kienyeji Chicken, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Kiambu county visiting Michael and Pauline Murito. We have a look at the pests and diseases affecting his greenhouse tomatoes and learn about a new targeted feeding system for kienyeji birds. We also learn about the importance of hygiene in keeping dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 11: Pigs, Cabbages, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Nyeri County at David and Milka Mathenge's Shamba. We learn how to properly rear pigs and handling pests and diseases in their dairy cows and cabbages. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and do a soil test.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 07 - Ep 11: Pigs, Cabbages, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Nyeri County at David and Milka Mathenge's Shamba. We learn how to properly rear pigs and handling pests and diseases in their dairy cows and cabbages. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and do a soil test.
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.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 7: Kieneyeji Chicken, Dairy Cows, Coffee Fertilisers (English)

We are in Kirinyaga County at Henry and Lydia Githinji's Shamba. We show them how to properly feed kienyeji chicken and how to identify and prevent mastitis in dairy cows. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and tell them about the importance of record keeping.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 7: Kieneyeji Chicken, Dairy Cows, Coffee Fertilisers (Swahili)

We are in Kirinyaga County at Henry and Lydia Githinji's Shamba. We show them how to properly feed kienyeji chicken and how to identify and prevent mastitis in dairy cows. We also introduce them to crop specific fertilisers and tell them about the importance of record keeping.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 6: Rice, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (Swahili)

We are in Mwea Kirinyaga County visiting Evans and Agnes Warui. We look into pests and diseases affecting his rice and which fertilisers to use for planting and top dressing. We also show him how to improve his milk yield by preventing mastitis and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 6: Rice, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (English)

We are in Mwea Kirinyaga County visiting Evans and Agnes Warui. We look into pests and diseases affecting his rice and which fertilisers to use for planting and top dressing. We also show him how to improve his milk yield by preventing mastitis and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 21: Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We have a special episode on dairy cow management.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 21: Dairy Cows (English)

We have a special episode on dairy cow management.
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 8 - Ep 13: Dairy Fertility, Carrots, Maize Storage (Swahili)

We are in Molo visiting Carol and Weldon Cheruiyot. We first do a soil test then have a look at how to improve their dairy cows fertility by using supplements and targeted breeding. We also advice them on the carrot variety to plant in order to increase yield, learn how to properly harvest and store maize, introduce them to a solar home system and inform them on the benefits of having a pickup on the shamba.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 13: Dairy Fertility, Carrots, Maize Storage (English)

We are in Molo visiting Carol and Weldon Cheruiyot. We first do a soil test then have a look at how to improve their dairy cows fertility by using supplements and targeted breeding. We also advice them on the carrot variety to plant in order to increase yield, learn how to properly harvest and store maize, introduce them to a solar home system and inform them on the benefits of having a pickup on the shamba.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 12: Mangoes, Dairy Supplements, Tomatoes (Swahili)

We are Embu County visiting brothers, Peter and Kioko. We learn how to properly manage and harvest mangoes and a new way of drying them to increase their shelf life. We also have a look at how to improve their dairy cows health, introduce them to a new maize variety that matures faster and help with pests and diseases in their tomatoes.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 12: Mangoes, Dairy Supplements, Tomatoes (English)

We are Embu County visiting brothers, Peter and Kioko. We learn how to properly manage and harvest mangoes and a new way of drying them to increase their shelf life. We also have a look at how to improve their dairy cows health, introduce them to a new maize variety that matures faster and help with pests and diseases in their tomatoes.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 11: Soil Health, Dairy Calf, Maize Storage (Swahili)

We are in Bungoma County visiting Betty Naliaka. We learn the importance of doing a soil test to know which nutrients are lacking in the soil and which fertilizers to use. We also learn how to properly rear healthy dairy calves and how to safely store maize after harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 11: Soil Health, Dairy Calf, Maize Storage (English)

We are in Bungoma County visiting Betty Naliaka. We learn the importance of doing a soil test to know which nutrients are lacking in the soil and which fertilizers to use. We also learn how to properly rear healthy dairy calves and how to safely store maize after harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 10: Tea, Economies of Scale, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Trans Nzoia County just outside Kitale visiting Monica and Stephen Mbatia. We learn about the benefits of practicing economies of scale when farming and doing a soil test to know which fertilizers to use. We also introduce them to a solar home system and advice them on how to increase milk yield from their dairy cows by using artificial insemination.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 10: Tea, Economies of Scale, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Trans Nzoia County just outside Kitale visiting Monica and Stephen Mbatia. We learn about the benefits of practicing economies of scale when farming and doing a soil test to know which fertilizers to use. We also introduce them to a solar home system and advice them on how to increase milk yield from their dairy cows by using artificial insemination.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 6: Potatoes, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (Swahili)

We are in Eldoret, Uasin Ngishu County visiting Sarah Kemboi. We get advice on breeding with artificial insemination to get stronger, healthier cows and how to make sure calves reach breeding stage as soon as possible. We also learn how to deal with pests and diseases in potatoes and the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 6: Potatoes, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (English)

We are in Eldoret, Uasin Ngishu County visiting Sarah Kemboi. We get advice on breeding with artificial insemination to get stronger, healthier cows and how to make sure calves reach breeding stage as soon as possible. We also learn how to deal with pests and diseases in potatoes and the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 5: Rice Fertiliser, Water Melons, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Mwea, Kirinyaga County visiting Michael and Flora. We introduce them to a new technique for applying fertiliser for rice and bring them an expert on watermelons to help increase their yield. We also have a look at how to properly care for dairy calves and how to deal with household pests.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 5: Rice Fertiliser, Watermelons, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Mwea, Kirinyaga County visiting Michael and Flora. We introduce them to a new technique for applying fertiliser for rice and bring them an expert on watermelons to help increase their yield. We also have a look at how to properly care for dairy calves and how to deal with household pests.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 4: Coffee, Potatoes, Dairy Hygiene (Swahili)

We are in Embu county visiting Sicily and Njeru. We introduce them to crop specific fertilisers for coffee and herbicides to help save them money when weeding. We also inform them about the importance of using certified seeds and how to maintain proper dairy hygiene.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 4: Coffee, Potatoes, Dairy Hygiene (English)

We are in Embu county visiting Sicily and Njeru. We introduce them to crop specific fertilisers for coffee and herbicides to help save them money when weeding. We also inform them about the importance of using certified seeds and how to maintain proper dairy hygiene.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 2: 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 8 - Ep 2: 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 9 - Ep 8: Tree Tomatoes, Insurance, Spinach (English)

We are in Kinangop, Nyandarua County visiting David Mugwanja. We look at the problems facing his tree tomato production and inform him about the benefits of having insurance on the farm. We also learn about the benefits of supplements for dairy cows and how to deal with the pests and diseases affecting his spinach.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 8: Tree Tomatoes, Insurance, Spinach (Swahili)

We are in Kinangop, Nyandarua County visiting David Mugwanja. We look at the problems facing his tree tomato production and inform him about the benefits of having insurance on the farm. We also learn about the benefits of supplements for dairy cows and how to deal with the pests and diseases affecting his spinach.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 7: Mangoes, Tomatoes, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Karurumo Embu county visiting Alvan and Purity Njeru and their sons Louis and Dennis. We learn how to properly manage mango pests and diseases in order to increase yield and inform them about the benefits of owning a truck for farm transport. We also have a look at the problems facing their greenhouse tomatoes and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 7: Mangoes, Tomatoes, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Karurumo Embu county visiting Alvan and Purity Njeru and their sons Louis and Dennis. We learn how to properly manage mango pests and diseases in order to increase yield and inform them about the benefits of owning a truck for farm transport. We also have a look at the problems facing their greenhouse tomatoes and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 6: Carrots, Cabbages, Peas (Swahili)

We are in Molo Nakuru county visiting the Kamau family. We look at how to take care of pests and diseases in their carrots and cabbages and how to improve their peas for export. We also advise them on the benefits of supplements for their dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 6: Carrots, Cabbages, Peas (English)

We are in Molo Nakuru county visiting the Kamau family. We look at how to take care of pests and diseases in their carrots and cabbages and how to improve their peas for export. We also advise them on the benefits of supplements for their dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 3: Dairy Cows, Mangoes, Marketing (Swahili)

We are Makueni the top mango producing County in Kenya visiting Mukula Kyalo and his family. We learn how to properly manage dairy cows in order to increase milk production, look into the pests and diseases affecting mangoes and how to help with transporting mangoes to the market. We also introduce them to a mobile platform called Digi Farm from Safaricom that extends credit facilities to farmers and helps link them to the market cutting out brokers.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 3: Dairy Cows, Mangoes, Marketing (English)

We are Makueni the top mango producing County in Kenya visiting Mukula Kyalo and his family. We learn how to properly manage dairy cows in order to increase milk production, look into the pests and diseases affecting mangoes and how to help with transporting mangoes to the market. We also introduce them to a mobile platform called Digi Farm from Safaricom that extends credit facilities to farmers and helps link them to the market cutting out brokers.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 2: Mangoes, Avocadoes, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Muranga County visiting Fredrick Njuguna. We look at how climate change is affecting farmers, learn how to properly take care of pests and diseases in mangoes and avocados and a better form of transport to get farm produce to the market. We also look at how to properly feed dairy cows to increase milk yield.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 2: Mangoes, Avocados, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Muranga County visiting Fredrick Njuguna. We look at how climate change is affecting farmers, learn how to properly take care of pests and diseases in mangoes and avocados and a better form of transport to get farm produce to the market. We also look at how to properly feed dairy cows to increase milk yield.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 1: Dairy Cows, Capsicum, Farm Transport (Swahili)

We are in Limuru for a new season of Shamba Shape Up visiting John Chege Kubai and his family. We look at how to properly manage dairy cows and the importance of deworming calves. We also address the problems facing the capsicum in their greenhouses and introduce them to an alternative mode of transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 9 - Ep 1: Dairy Cows, Capsicum, Farm Transport (English)

We are in Limuru for a new season of Shamba Shape Up visiting John Chege Kubai and his family. We look at how to properly manage dairy cows and the importance of deworming calves. We also address the problems facing the capsicum in their greenhouses and introduce them to an alternative mode of transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 25: Harvest&Post-Harvest losses, dairycow management, EPC(Swahili)- Recap

Welcome to a special edition of Shamba shape up, where we are going to visit some of the shamba we have shaped up over the last few months & remind ourselves some of the things we learned, especially during this time we are getting ready to harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 25: Harvest&Post-Harvest losses, dairycow management, EPC(English)- Recap

Welcome to a special edition of Shamba shape up, where we are going to visit some of the shamba we have shaped up over the last few months & remind ourselves some of the things we learned, especially during this time we are getting ready to harvest.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 21: Trees, Dairy Cows, Post-Harvest, OFSP (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County Visiting Gideon farm that stretches five acres. We get to learn the best way to cut trees safely in your home and how to increase milk yields in dairy cows Also we find out how to avoid post-harvest losses after harvesting and getting the best price for the orange fleshed sweet potato and how they are graded by quality and processed to make puree for baking.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 21: Trees, Dairy Cows, Post-Harvest, OFSP (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County Visiting Gideon farm that stretches five acres. We get to learn the best way to cut trees safely in your home and how to increase milk yields in dairy cows Also we find out how to avoid post-harvest losses after harvesting and getting the best price for the orange fleshed sweet potato and how they are graded by quality and processed to make puree for baking.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 18: Cow Management, Avocado, Electric Pressure Cooker (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are visiting Hellen and Daniel in Ruiru, farmers we have shaped up before but now wants some help to improve them even further. First we learn about cow management, choosing the right Artificial Insemination for your Dairy cow and how to deworm your cow. The Importance of pruning an avocado tree to yield a bumper harvest. Also we learn about the Electric Pressure Cooker, a new way to cook and also save time, money and health as the same time.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 18: Cow Management, Avocado, Electric Pressure Cooker (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are visiting Hellen and Daniel in Ruiru, farmers we have shaped up before but now wants some help to improve them even further. First we learn about cow management, choosing the right Artificial Insemination for your Dairy cow and how to deworm your cow. The Importance of pruning an avocado tree to yield a bumper harvest. Also we learn about the Electric Pressure Cooker, a new way to cook and also save time, money and health as the same time.
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 Sn 10 - Ep 16: OFSP, Insurance, Post-Harvest and Dairy Cows (English)

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 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 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.
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.
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.