Farmer Library

The Farmer Library has masses of agricultural content. To access it a farmer dials the iCow country short code (in Kenya with Safaricom Dial *285#), follow the simple menu and select Farmer Library. It is filled with content on all a farmers needs.

Livestock, crops, soils, smart farm practices and more. 

Farmers will receive the response to their search in the form of SMS. These can be transfered to a book for retention and future reference.

Looking for info on Cows, Poultry, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Camels, Fish, Rabbits, Donkeys?

Want to know about vegetable crops, fodder, cereals, fruits, insects affecting crops, crop family groups and indigenous vegetables?

The iCow library contains content on the following crops-

Tomatoes, Cabbages, Tubers, Sukuma, Beans and Peas, Peppers, Spinach,Onions, Carrots, Aubergines, Butternut, cucumber, courgettes, brocolli, Cauliiflower, Pumpkin, African night shade, Amaranth, Cassava, Cowpea, Green gram, Pigeon pea, Sorghum, Spider plant, Yam, Millet, wheat, Rice.

Try it, you'll <3 it!

information at your finger tips! Farming has never been so easy!


A farmer's best friend!

iCow is accessed by farmers all through their mobile phones or the internet.

The application came fist in the Apps4Africa competition because of its innovative approach revolutionizing the interaction with small-scale farmers.

What we can do for you

  • Awareness of the cow estrus cycle
  • Access to Vets and AI Agents
  • Optimum animal nutrition
  • Milk record keeping
  • Costs of milk production
  • Prevention milk related diseases
  • Optimum Heifer and Calf care
  • Calf illnesses and diseases​

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