Advances in Crop Nutrient Management in Kenya
Providing targeted precision farming services to Kenya’s farming community SGS brings improved crop nutrient management to the region.
With a reputation for unparalleled testing services and a staff of seasoned agronomists and tropical soil scientists, SGS in Kenya helps local farmers to maximize profits, as well as enhance efficiency and sustainability in input use.
Our precision farming services, based on analytical findings, test results, nutrient requirements and yield targets are helping farmers to drive sustainability in agriculture. This is achieved through laboratory testing, crop scouting, satellite imagery, weather and historical information, as well as our expert experience in tropical soil science and agronomy.
We provide farmers with solution focused advisory services, evaluating, interpreting and making recommendations on all lab tests, tailored to each farmer’s specific needs. Our precision farming services use analytical data coupled with our own technical experience to sustainably drive agriculture in Kenya and East Africa.
With a presence in all agricultural zones in rural Kenya, our technical team works daily with farmers on the ground ensuring they are well equipped with practical knowledge. This also guarantees our reliability and availability to clients.
Seed & crop services in Kenya include:
- Routine testing of chemical, physical and biological parameters in:
- Plant tissue
- Irrigation water
- Advice and monitoring – laboratory test results are evaluated and interpreted with recommendations developed specific to sites, crops, soil, water, etc.
- Farmland suitability and classification assessments
- Fertigation monitoring – for commercial flower and vegetable growers – including routine in-season analyses, crop scouting and corrective actions (where necessary) and standard fertigation regimes
As farmers look to improve productivity, SGS provides hands-on expertise and data driven approaches to help farmers to maximize profits and improve efficiency while maintaining good environmental stewardship. As part of SGS’s global network of accredited and certified laboratories, and diverse global expertise in agronomy our local team in Kenya deliver solutions to the broadest range of challenges.
For further information, please contact:
m: +254 720 139 006
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.