kenya:Chuka Univeristy Farm Offers Free Soil Testing for Farmers.

The Director of Chuka University , Dr. Jafford Njeru, has launched a free soil testing project for farmers in Tharaki Nithi County to enable farmers ascertain soil requirement and fertilizer application that would boost their agribusiness productivity.

According to Dr. Jafford , this project will help to educate more farmers to know about Soil pH and what fertilizer to use to achieve maximum output.

So far , the institution has received 245 samples ,which depends on Bluetooth connectivity ,they are in a position to test only an average of 30 samples.

As being one of their Institution Corporate Responsibility to run a free soil testing for 2 years ,this will go a long way to help farmers save Sh1,000- Sh2,000 per soil sample.

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