By Muriithi Mugo
Dairy farmers are set to benefit from new regulations that will set a minimum return for each litre sold to boost dwindling milk production.
While addressing dairy farmers at the University of Embu during a field day organised by Kenya Dairy Board, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya said the demand for milk outstrips production.
“With the new regulations in the...
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When Simon and Sylvia Kiruja started their farm three years ago, they never imagined it would get so big they would need a bigger plot.
Their 3 cows used to bring them 7 litres of milk a day. Today, their 45 cows deliver more than 250 litres daily, contributing around US$1,700 monthly depending on the season, to the Kirujas’ income.
Their farm, nestled in Meru, on the...