The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering was represented by Mr. Antony Karimi ( Farm Mechanization Technologist) in a mission for FACASI PROJECT from 20th to 24th April, 2015 in Bungoma and Laikipia counties in Kenya.
the 2WT planting with Morrison single row planter
The objectives of the mission were:
- to collect data from farmers on gross margins for main crops and determine farm types
- to collect data from service providers on the current operations, revenue generated, custom hiring charges, maintenance and other cost
- to collect data on work rates for the various machines