UK farmer Charles Bracey shares some of the things that amaze him during the Green Shoots agri-tour of Kenya.
Like many farmers he uses pesticides to control pests if they attack his crops. In Kenya he was interested to find that the company Real IPM is the leading biological control company in Africa and serving growers on […]
Farm Manager David Jones is on the Green Shoots AgriTour in Kenya and shares his impressions .
“The businesses in Kenya – KHE (Kenyan Horticultural Exports) at Ontilili and Finlays at Ibis Farm – that grow crops that supply UK supermarkets really impressed me with their attention to detail. They are producing crops to a high standard to meet […]
Farmer Andrew Brown is on the Green Shoots AgriTour in Kenya and shares his impressions of life growing up as a child in a farming community in Kenya.
“As I see it children in Kenya growing up in a farming community in Kenya have a different life to those in the UK. As we drive from […]
There’s nothing better than an interest in agriculture to help you make sense of a place. For the nine UK farmers on the Green Shoots AgriTour to central Kenya they were fascinated by farming on the equator in Africa.
Compared with the climate at home they find the day length is about 12 hours and stays […]
Green Shoots are running another of our clear and practical SEO training sessions. The course will help your site appear higher in search engines, and drive more traffic to your website. The SEO training in Norfolk will take place on the 26th November 2013, and is being held at the Pennoyer Centre, in Pulham St […]
Catching Up with Kenya – a fascinating farm study tour
Why go on an agriculture study tour in Kenya? In the UK we’re often quick to criticise imported food such as green beans from Kenya, and the African farmers and systems that grow it. But in a decade of rapid expansion, growing into a multi-million pound […]