Farm Technology

[Video]How to Make $100,000 Farming on 1/2 Acre You Don’t Own

In the video above, John from GrowingYourGreens.com interviews Curtis Stone, an Urban Farmer who is making over $100,000 a year. Curtis farms in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on a total of 1/3 acres, most of which he does not own. In this episode, you will learn about the concepts of decentralized farming on small urban farming plots. You will discover ...

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[Tutorial] How It Is Made – Milk

how milk is made

After we posted an article about the calf puller, we noticed, with amazement I must add, that a majority of people do not know how the many varieties of domestic animals give birth, or even produce what we readily consume. So, in a quick follow up, we decided to share tutorials and videos that will educate farmers and give insights ...

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[Video] Poultry Production the Professional Way

poultry farming

Just came across this poultry production video and I thought we, the Kenyan Farmers, could learn quite a lot from it. The video is quite lengthy but you will not notice it once you start watching. Quite fascinating. I hope you enjoy the video like me and learn one or two things too. Warning: There some unpleasant scenes in there…like ...

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Calf Puller – A Necessary Calving Tool

calf puller

Any cattle farmer will tell you that when it comes to calf birth, the one most stressing part is helping the mother give birth to the calf safely and as painlessly as possible. A cow, just like any other animal, has a natural way of giving birth. But just like with human beings, you need to assist the cow give ...

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Aquaponic Poultry

Aquaponic Poultry

Aquaponic poultry farming is an integrated farming method where you rear fish, poultry and have hydroponic plants all in one structure. These plants and animals depend on each other such that you minimize on cost of feeds to almost zero while maximizing on the output. You also use very little water to run the entire system. In the aquaponic poultry ...

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Hydroponics Farming in Kenya

Hydroponic Farming

Hydroponics Farming This is a method of farming where you avoid using soil as your medium of support and nutrients supply for your plants. Instead, you only use water or hydroponic nutrients as the only medium of nutrients supply, and then use river sand, gravel or a similar medium to support the plants. According to Wikipedia: Hydroponics is a subset ...

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[VIDEO] Sweet Potatoes Harvesting and Canning

sweet potatoes farming in Kenya

In the previous sweet potatoes farming article, we talked about planting sweet potatoes. On this video post, we share some awesome videos on how to harvest sweet potatoes as well as how to store for long periods and prepare them for the market. Video 1: How to Harvest and Store Sweet Potatoes Video 2: How to Pressure Can Sweet Potatoes

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Biogas Production plus Some 7 Benefits Of Using Biogas

Biogas

What is Biogas? The term biogas refers to a gas which is produced by the biological breakdown of non-living materials in the absence of oxygen. With little clean up, this gas can be used to produce heat and electricity. Would you like to know the contents of biogas? Biogas contains 50-80 percent methane and 20-50 percent carbon dioxide. It also ...

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How to Make Silage

how to make silage

5 Awesome Tips on How to Make Silage for Your Farm Animals Silage is high moisture fermented fodder which is stored and ready to be fed to the cud-chewing animals such as goats, cattle and sheep. During summer, non-availability of fresh fodder becomes an overwhelming problem. Silage comes in to rescue the troubled farmer during such situations. In this post, ...

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Advanced Dairy Cattle Zero Grazing Techniques Video

Advanced zero grazing

Hey Kenyan Farmer, now this is one thing I would so much love to see happening in Kenya…it’s an almost automated way of rearing dairy cattle on zero grazing. I believe this is what would make the utmost success story in dairy farming. Just watch the video and comment accordingly. Share this post with other farmers and friends too. Lets ...

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