Kenya Agriculture Profile | glObserver Global Economics

  Mixed prospects for 2015 “long-rains” season crop production In most agricultural areas, planting of the 2015 “long-rains” crops (to be harvested between August and the end of the year) has been completed in May with some delay due to a late onset of the long rainy season.

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According to the new available remote sensing data (see map on the right), above average vegetation conditions are reported in key growing counties of Meru, Tharaka, Embu, Kirinyaga, Nyeri, Muranga, Kiambu, Kericho and Homet. By contrast, crops have been affected by soil moisture deficits in southern marginal agricultural areas of Taita-Taveta, Kwale, Makueni, Kitui and Tana River counties.

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