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Great agricultural innovations at the Nairobi Ask Show

Written by MyGov

Some of the innovations on display at the just concluded Nairobi International ASK Trade Fair that farmers can use to create space and grow food crops such as vegetables in their homes. The  Trade Fair whose theme was: “Enhancing Technology in Agriculture and Industry for Food Security and National Growth” ended on Sunday. [Photos by Kibet Cheptumo/KNA]

DSC_7813Show-goers are briefed on growing crops on a hydroponic system at the Nairobi International ASK Trade Fair 2016 .This is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water without soil.

DSC_9719A mini silo that help keep off aflatoxins and pests attracts farmers and other show goers at the Nairobi International ASK Trade Fair 2016. The innovative storage silo which is solar-powered is worth Sh 300,000 and stores up 67 bags.

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Attentive farmers get information from a specialist of upland arrowroot farming at the on-going Nairobi International ASK Trade Fair 2016.

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