Menya Mbaa Ikigwa – (forewarning farmers of fraos in advance)
New initiative (start up)
My project aims at creating a warning system against extreme cold temperatures and frost. through a short message service farmers will be notified of pending frost and extreme cold temperatures that can damage crops. This will help farmers spray crops as prevention mechanisms. My project also aims at informing farmers on a weekly basis on the mechanisms to put place to protect commercial crops from frost effects. I also intend to advise farmers to plant cover crops against the same. I arrived at this initiative after watching farmers in Nyandarua county undergo big losses as a result of frost damage to crops and grazing grass.