3 Types of Insects that the Jerrycan Bean Storage Technique Destroys

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Once farmers harvest beans, they need to figure out effective storage options. With this in mind, the Jerrycan bean storage technique offers a simple, viable option to store beans. The technique involves putting beans into an airtight jerrycan for around 6 months to prevent insect damage.  For that reason, farmers should carefully follow the step-by-step […]

5 crucial things farmers should consider while using the Jerrycan bean storage technique

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Post-harvest loss is a huge problem for farmers storing grain for food, sales, or planting. For this reason, Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) offers a solution with the Jerrycan bean storage technique highlighted in an animated video designed to mitigate such challenges. For over ten years, the SAWBO project has worked to create outstanding animations […]

Preparation for The Planting Season in Western Kenya

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Photo Courtesy of 123rf.com Preparation for The Planting Season in Western Kenya Western Kenya is widely known for small scale farming. Since the agricultural practices in Kakamega County located in the Republic of Kenya are hugely dependent on the heavy, seasonal rains, farmers have to brace themselves by preparing extensively for the planting season. Most farmers […]