October 2018 Crop Conditions Bulletin

In parts of  Western and Nyanza , poor distribution of the short rains resulted in crop stress and the areas are under watch. Conditions are expected to improve especially with the forecasted enhanced rainfall in the month of November. Overall a reduction in average prices was observed in the markets for maize and beans, however wheat prices recorded an increase. In the northern rift,areas around Mt Elgon harvesting of the long rains season crop is ongoing. In other parts of the country the onset of the short rains has delayed  and land preparation is still ongoing with minimal dry planting especially upper and lower eastern,central. Read more here