The 2018 Global Farmer Roundtable is scheduled forOct 16-17 in Des Moines, Iowa coinciding with the week of the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue and International Symposium.

As the Roundtable approaches GFN is introducing this yearsparticipants.Solet’s get to know a little bit about Rodney Kili who farms in western Kenya

 

Name: Rodney Kili

Rodney (at left) talking with his father and brother.

Country: Kenya

Farm Name: Komool Farms, 1000 acres near Eldoret, Uasin-Gishu County

Activity: We grow malting barley, commercial maizeof which we also go the extra mile by doing value addition to it through milling and process maize flour for sale. We also grow wheat, sunflower and a little canola too.

We do some dairy farming (25 lactating cows) on a small scale which we are still expanding.

Sept 8, 2017 NTV Kenya interviewBarley farming in Uasin Gishu County

Harvesting a field at Komool Farms near Eldoret, केन्या.

Komool Farms utilizes grain storage.