Monthly Archives

November 2013
  • 25 Nov 2013

    Understanding Biological Control of Pests

    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 […]

  • 21 Nov 2013

    Resourceful farming on the Equator in Kenya

    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 […]

  • 21 Nov 2013

    AgriTour Kenya – Agriculture on the Equator

    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 […]

  • 19 Nov 2013

    SEO training in Norfolk, November 2013

    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 […]