Kenneth

From a love of books and all things academia to learning how to do bookkeeping, Kenneth is the youngest out of the group at 19 years old. With his creative ideas and highly-driven persona, the Kenyan from Oyugis is not letting his age stand in his way to the top. He is in this competition to win it!

Will his youthful and ambitious spirit be enough for him to emerge victorious in this new chapter of his life?

If he does everything by the book, he possibly could.


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Story so far...

Location

Kenneth sets off from his home in Oyugis to join the rest of the contestants

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Ken timeline: Checking out his plot of land

Looks like Ken is geared up for the competition. Could he be our front-runner?

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Ken timelines: Writing up his farming ideas

Ever the diligent student, Ken is already brainstorming what commodities to farm in order to have a successful business.

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Ken timeline: Soil test results

Ken’s soil test indicates that his soil lacks enough sulphur. He is curious to find out from Osho, what he can use to increase the sulphur levels in his soil.

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Onions

Ken finds out that potatoes were previously grown on his plot. Michael from Royal Seed suggests that he should rotate his crops, and grow onions as they don't belong to the same family. Crop rotation improves your soil health and wil increase his yields.

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Ep 4: Ken Timeline

Ken asked to speak to Kimathi in order to get more information on budgets. He is taking the competition very seriously and is thinking a lot about his investment. This could really put him ahead of the rest.

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Ken timelines: Milk and markets

This boy has definitely done his research! Ken won't let Issah's tactics get to him and is set on doing dairy farming, having found out that there is a ready market for his milk that can earn him a good profit.

Movie

Ken has chosen a crop and livestock. Watch the video to see what they are.

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Ken timeline: ep 5 digging for gold

Ken is digging for gold! His budget was approved by the judges and he’s already starting to farm. Talk about determination! He was advised by the judges to stick to just 1 dairy cow due to space and feeding requirements.