NZOIA Sugar Company is set to stop retention levy payments it has been making to Nzoia Outgrowers Company since 1991, the Star established yesterday.
Coffee researchers have identified the South Rift region as the next coffee production zone in the country.Coffee Research Foundation officials said with the declining coffee plantations in central Kenya due to real estate growth, Bomet and Kericho counties are their next target for coffee growing in the country due to their high potential.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group on Tuesday announced an investment of $7 million to support the expansion of Vegpro Group, one of KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s top five flower exporters into Ghana.
Plans of constructing a fertilizer plant by the government are on high gear, Agriculture Assistant minister Kareke Mbiuki has said. Mbiuki said soon farmers will start benefiting from cheaply priced fertilizer after the government implements the plan of building the fertilizer factory. He lamented that high prices of farm inputs including artificial fertilizer have been a big drawback to farmers in producing high quality and adequate produce to feed the nation and also for export.