Kenya Weekly News Newspaper of August 01,1952, Issue No. 1331

Volume Ref: KWN_1952_M007863

  • Cereal prices are now so regulated that in the long run the good farmer who tries to balance his agriculture makes a fair profit, but it is an unbalanced profit between the capitalization required for the cereal and animal sides of the farm.
  • Between 1950 and 1952 the rise in the cost of phosphates for maize and wheat has been approximately 70 per cent but that rise in the cost of phosphates is reflected in the price paid for the crops.