According to SFM magazine, GMO is organism in which DNA has been altered in a way that doesn't occur naturally by mating and/or natural recombination. It help to introduce new trait into the species. Here are some of them. 1. Banana Genetically edited bananas could be resistant to a disease.
Farming of maize is highly practised in Kenya and other countries of the world. Maize maybe grown for subsistence use or for commercial purposes. Maize is cultivated by farmers either intensively or extensively. It is an important source of carbohydrates for both humans and livestock. This article reviews the methods a maize farmer can use to increase production of maize in his or her farm.
The media eye is hinting at a rivalry between Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi after the senator expressed his interest in vying for the top seat. Ruto together with the team envisioned going to the election with the support of the Rift Valley region heavy on their back, however, it's clear that Gideon Moi taking on the presidential race would tamper with Ruto's influence in their home turf.
Deputy President William Ruto's tour of the Ukambani region ended on a high note when he received rare gifts from his Hustler Nation supporters. The politician had just wound up a tour of the Ukambani region which culminated into a two-day consultative meeting in Kajiado and was on his way on Tuesday, September.
Source Video, Click to watch :https://www.facebook.com/CitizenTVKe/videos/579262963159146/?app=fbl A group of farmers today took it to the streets of Rumuruti trading centre to complain and appeal to the local government to step in and end a proping up conflict between them and illegal harders. Speaking to the press, angry farmers revealed what the notorious illegal harders have promised to do their crops once they mature.
Maize is the Staple food in almost the whole Kenya and the rate of it's consumption is very high therefore this means that there is high demand, and with high demand it can be a suitable business idea to initiate a open a maize store. The good thing with maize store is that you can start it anywhere and you don't have to worry.
Nyamakima. Get all types of cereals in Nyamakima near the Molo matatus' stage. Beans, Ndengu, Maize, Peas, Sorghum, Millet, Wheat among others. OTC. At OTC the lane between Tuskys and Equity buy diapers and bar soaps at good prices.
Photo courtesy. Dr. William Samoe Ruto who is currently attending Sunday church service at Githunguri has contributed 100 maize bags and 300 thousand Kenya shillings to Githunguri Children's Home. Ruto who is in the area to seek support, also has urged political leaders who are present to help orphans because they have that ability.
It is a product which has been despised for a long time ever since it's discovery. Actually, very few people have ever taken any thought about it. We usually see is but no thought crosses our minds about the benefits such a product can have in Our lives.
Deputy president Wlliam Ruto has urged Kenyan Families especially those who have been blessed with Riches to extend a helping hand to the less fortunate in the society, urging that He has been on the front line in Philanthropy exercises and therefore this must be a norm for all Kenyans.
Most people engage in farming of maize but they end up making low profits from the produce. The outcome of the produce makes many people dislike farming of maize and the people who end up continuing, tend to be of low morale due to the negative reports they get from the previous farmers.
ODM supremo Raila Odinga has hit out at the National Cereals and Produce Board for frustrating farmers. In an early-morning tweet on his social media pages, Odinga accused the agency of filling its stores with imported Maize at the expense of Kenyan farmers. According to Odinga, farmers toil to till the land, plant, weed, and harvest: pray for the rains to start and stop at the right time.
Many farmers in Kenya grow maize both in small and large scale units season after season. Continuous cultivation of maize leads to depletion of essential micro and macro nutrients in the farm. Deficiency of such nutrients intereferes with plant growth and development, crop yields consequently decreases. Maize consumes large quantities of nitrogen and potassium in the soil.
Kenya being one of the country that largely depends on Ugali as one of the stable food, producers of Maize flour have taken it as an advantage of producing substandard products and sell it to citizens, something that endangers lives of majority. But Kenya Bureau of Standards has made a decision to safeguard consumers of this maize products by blacklisting a total of 27 popular brands of maize flour in the country.
People love to eat roasted maize, some people goes crazy when they smell the good aroma of maize as it roast over the charcoal heat, maize roasting has been there since time immemorial, there is no doubt that if you roast maize as a business, you can earn a fortune from it.
Photo/Courtesy Government can decide to protect producers in case of surplus production, when prices tend to fall resulting in farmers making losses, protect the consumers in times of shortage or when prices become too high for majority of consumers to afford. In Kenya before the market liberalisation policy of 1994, the government set farm gate prices and consumers prices for all basic agricultural commodities like maize, sugarcane and milk.
Maize is the main food crop in Kenya and entire East Africa being the main amongst its member countries. It is the traditional norm of some African communities that they can't do well and healthy without Ugali, a meal made from maize floor. Kenya Bureau of Statistics (KEBS) is a body accorded the responsibility of checking the standard and quality of commodities produced for sale or consumption in Kenya.
In Nyakach, Kisumu County, police are pursuing a case of a 50 year old man who killed his brother. The elder brother faced his death after they argued after maize harvest. Dan Nyamwaya killed his brother George Nyamwaya after he attempted to sell maize after harvest.
In different parts of the country, prices of food stuffs are either high or low depending on the demand. We are going to look at maize,meat and beans in some of the counties. 1. Maize The price of maize is seen to decrease due to the harvesting period but is expected to rise upon cultivation and weeding seasons.
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has released a list of substandard maize flour brands, warning the members of the public against procuring them. KEBS claimed that the products do not meet the standard threshold and might be harmful to human consumption. The Bureau ordered the maize millers listed to recall back the products from the market with immediate effect.