Our Units

Head Office Nairobi

Head office is located at Development House, 10th Floor. Head office oversees the operation of all the Units, through the Regional offices

Kitale Region

Kitale Office

Kitale office co-ordinates all activities of the Units within Kitale to ensure smooth operations. Veterinary Service: through the office, ADC provides Veterinary service to the farmer. This includes: health, clinical services and disease prevention and control.

ADC Sabwani Farm

ADC Sabwani, A veritable giant in the field. Acquired in 1969, Sabwani Farm boasts a vast expanse of 2913 hectares (7198 acres) in Trans Nzoia County, Kwanza sub-county, Endebess constituency, Endebess ward. Nestled at an altitude of 1360 meters above sea level, the farm is graced with a mean rainfall of 1034 mm and a temperature range of 10-30 degrees. Its diverse soil composition includes red loam, sandy loam, and black cotton soils, providing the canvas for a myriad of agricultural wonders. The main enterprises comprises of Dairy, Beef animals and Crops. The farm produces seed maize, seed grass, commercial and seed wheat, alongside the production and maintenance of Pedigree Friesian and Jerseys, Santa Getrudes and Boran crosses. The complex houses Sabwani Secondary School which has greatly benefited from the farm's Corporate Social Responsibility activities

ADC Nai Farm

Acquired in 1969 from G.P Long, ADC Nai Farm is a tapestry of agriculture spanning 1578 hectares (3945 acres). Located in Chepchoina ward, Endebess Subcounty, Endebess constituency, Trans Nzoia County, it receives an annual rainfall of 950mm and rests at an altitude of 1869- 1969 meters above sea level. With its red loamy soils and pockets of black cotton soils, Nai Farm embodies the spirit of agricultural diversity. Nai Farm is located on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It has among its current enterprises; seed maize production, commercial maize, commercial wheat, coffee, leys, bee keeping and Boran cattle; the only stud Boran in the North Rift is kept in the farm. The Unit also has tree crops; it has expanded its tree nursery with a production of 25,000 seedlings every year. The farm supports the neighbouring community initiatives in environmental conservation.

ADC Katuke Farm

The Unit is a home of Ayrshire breed. The farm grows seed maize, commercial maize and other crops. In its CSR outreach , the Unit Coordinates vaccination of community cattle from the neighbouring areas.

ADC Japata Farm

The story of ADC Japata Complex, acquired in 1969 from Pattison Collins, is one of agricultural excellence. Located in Trans Nzoia County, Endebess Sub County, Chepchoina Location, and Ward, it cultivates Seed Maize, Commercial Maize, Leys, Coffee, Sugarcane, and Nuts. It’s a testament to the diversity of agricultural enterprises thriving within the ADC Kitale Region. ADC Japata is located on the slopes of Mt Elgon, close to Kenya - Uganda border. The main enterprises include seed maize, seed wheat, commercial maize and grass seed. The farm also rears Doper sheep and beef crosses. The unit has established forests on non-arable areas. It also fattens Beef Crosses thus ensuring optimum usage of its land

ADC Namandala Farm

With its acquisition in 1971, ADC Namandala Complex added another jewel to the region’s agricultural crown. Encompassing 1355.7 hectares (3350 acres), this farm is located in Trans Nzoia County, Kwanza Sub County, Kwanza constituency, Kapomboi ward. At an altitude of 2026 meters above sea level, and with a mean rainfall of 1200mm, it’s a fertile haven for agriculture, blessed with loamy and black cotton soils, and an average temperature of 20 degrees The Unit is a home to pedigree Holstein / Friesian cows. It is also the home of ADC Dairies; proposed dairy milk plant and intensive milk production where high yielder are put on total mixed ration (TMR). The farm's enterprises revolve around mixed farming activities; Crop production and Dairying. Forage crop is also undertaken to support the Dairy enterprise

ADC Olngatongo Farm

The story of ADC Olngatongo Complex is one of unity and vision. Originally owned by European settlers Haran Testabourne and John Luck, these three farms merged in the years 1970-1971 to form the Olngatongo Complex farm. This colossal farm spans 1923 hectares (4807 acres), with over 90% of the land dedicated to agriculture. Located in Trans Nzoia County, Endebess subcounty, Endebess ward, off Kitale Endebess road, it sits majestically at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level. The farm enjoys an annual rainfall range of 950-1200 mm and a temperature range of 10-35 degrees. Its soils tell a story of fertility, featuring red alluvial soils, sandy loamy soils, clay soils, black cotton soils, and murram soils. The Unit breeds Ayrshire cattle. It has an altitude of 1,890 metres and has an average annual rainfall of 1,030 mm. The Unit is a mixed farm with emphasis on Ayrshire and Guernsey dairy cattle. Seed maize and grass seed are also undertaken alongside Commercial maize and wheat. Forage crops is undertaken to support the Dairy Enterprise

ADC Chorlim Farm

The Unit is located on the slopes of Mt. Elgon. Its altitude has made it quite suitable for growing Wheat. The Unit engages in mixed farming activities: Maize seed, wheat seed and specialisation in Dairy Crosses. The Unit supports Chorlim Primary school in her corporate social Responsibility programmes. The unit also engages in Honey Production and Quarry activities

ADC Suam Orchards

A name inspired by the Suam River, this farm engages in citrus production and more. Nestled along the natural boundary between Kenya and Uganda, ADC Suam Orchards adds a refreshing dimension to the region’s agriculture, with its bounty of citrus and other enterprises The Unit consists of some 725.6 Hectares (1,793 acres).Approximately 67.8 hectares of this has citrus fruits under an efficient gravity irrigation. ADC Suam is a home of Herefords, Brown Swiss, Charolais and Crosses.

ADC Engineering Services

Established in 1990, ADC Engineering Services plays a crucial role in supporting ADC farms. From contract services to machine repairs, transportation, design and fabrication, this unit is the lifeline of mechanized farming. It also serves as a central store for spares, chemicals, and fertilizer, ensuring that the wheels of agriculture keep turning. ADC Machinery Pool currently serves as custodian for Heavy Machinery and other Implements. It undertakes all major repairs and maintenance operations in its centralised workshop. The Unit also undertakes timber activities as well as special repair and fabrication services. The Unit handles maintenance of roads, drainage and cleaning of dams in the farm and bore hole drilling.

Feedmill & Driers

Established in 1981, ADC Feedmill and Driers have been a cornerstone of Kenyan livestock agriculture. Located just 12 km from Kitale town, this unit is not just the sole government feed manufacturer in the country but a lifeline for farmers. Initially established to capitalize on maize from ADC farms and the Kenya Seed Company, in 2005, it expanded its services to external farmers. Today, ADC Feedmill and Driers provide feeds not only to ADC farms but also to farmers beyond, sustaining the nation’s livestock industry. ADC Feedmill is responsible for the Production of Feed requirements of the Dairy Units. The Feedmill has a modern laboratory for own use and Commercial Purposes. A portion of the feeds produced is sold to the farmers


A.I.centre is currently responsible for the Procurement and Storage of semen for all units, In addition the Unit provides Training Services to AI Providers. The Unit has transformed itself into a referral centre for semen distribution, A.I. training and Embryo transfer. The centre supply semen to private A.I. providers.

ADC Seed Unit

The ADC Seed Unit, a relative newcomer established in 2013, is a guardian of agricultural potential. Situated within ADC Sabwani Complex, it encompasses research, seed production, processing, and sales. Here, every seed is nurtured with care, ensuring that farmers receive not just seeds but the promise of prosperity.

Livestock Genetics Centre (L.G.C)

The youngest unit within the region, the Livestock Genetics Centre, emerged from ADC Sabwani Farm. It boasts a storied journey, starting construction in May 2014 and culminating in its official launch in January 2022. Armed with pioneer bulls, advanced laboratory equipment, and cutting-edge technology, this center has made its mark in the world of livestock genetics. Currently, it houses 70 bulls across 12 dairy, beef, and dualpurpose breeds, producing a remarkable average of 650 doses per week. A true game-changer, it controls 30% of semen distribution in the country

Nakuru Region

ADC Molo Potato Project

The Molo Potato project is a Center of Potato Seed Production, Storage and Distribution.A Tissue Culture Lab has been established to aid in rapid multiplication of Seed Potato.

ADC Lanet Feedlot

ADC Lanet feedlot is located in Nakuru county, Bahati Sub County, approximately 18 kilometres from Nakuru town. The farm setup is a mixed farm engaging in both livestock and Agriculture. The farm cultivates maize, potatoes, hay and oats and is located on an altitude of 200 meters above sea level and receives up to 1000 milliliters annually. The farm has a total land acreage of 1500 hectares constituting the grazing and the livestock area .The Unit through a Farm Built Dam has established an Irrigation System where banana plantation has been established. The unit has all the major Livestock Breeds, It also fattens Pigs. Soon to come is the Hatchery.

ADC Mutara Ranch

ADC Mutara ranch is located in Laikipia District. It is home to the National Boran Stud and has considerable Wildlife numbers. The Ranch is seeking to be the best Boran breeding production Unit and first choice for Breeders who seek Boran Genetic materials Worldwide sanctuary has been developed to make use of the wildlife.

ADC Enchili Farm

ADC Enchilli farm is located in Tipis, Njoro Subcounty Nakuru County and covers a total area of 800 hectares. ADC Enchilli farm was acquired in 2011. ADC Enchilli farm is a mixed farm engaging in both farm animals and crop cultivation. ADC Enchilli farm core mandate is seed potato production and is the largest government seed potato production farm in Kenya. The farm is located at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level, an altitude favorable for potato production. The farm directly employs more than 100 employees directly and more than 10000 employees indirectly especially during the high season

ADC Sirikwa

ADC Ndabibi farm is located in Nakuru county Naivasha Sub county Central location at an altitude of 24000 meters above sea level. The farm covers a total land area of 300 acres divided between 200 acres in Ndabibi A and 100 acres in Ndabibi B with both farms receiving average rainfall. Ndabibi A was acquired in 2018 while Ndabibi B was acquired in 2020. Being a mixed farm the farm has ventured into various enterprises notably commercial maize, potato and beef. The land acreage for each crop is 200 hectares for commercial maize and 20 hectares potatoes with maize being the major crop at the farm. The farm is a hub of opportunities with large grazing land and farming land adding to its favorable weather even as rehabilitation (opening up of more farms) is ongoing. Owing to the virgin nature of the land and its fertility, the farm is grappled with the menace of Sedan grass; a noxious weed which heavily affects maize production. However, through integrated weed management, this has been put into control.

Coast Region

ADC Kiswani Farm
ADC Kiswani is located in the Coastal Belts with the altitude of 15m above sea level and an average rainfall of 1,105mm. The farm is Fertile and comparatively suitable for Livestock production, especially Beef.The main Enterprise here is Dairy. The farm has specialised in production of Ayrshire - Sahiwal Crosses.

ADC Galana & Kulalu ranches

ADC acquired the ranch in 1989 from the previous owners - Galana Game and Trading Company Limited, who had been running since inception in 1968. From the time ADC took over, it has concentrated on Beef Ranching and recently Eco-tourism activities have been started to supplement the ranching activities. Ecotourism activities include: Bird shooting, camps, sanctuary. In addition to breeding its own beef animals, the ranch has been involved in the purchase of steers for fattening from the neighbouring districts. Work is under way in establishing Galana a disease-free zone for animals destined for export in conjunction with the Ministry of Livestock Development. Other activities include entering into joint ventures in conservation activities with communities, exploit potential of Natural resources e.g. honey, minerals and establishment of horticultural ventures. Eco - tourism has been enhanced to increase the income streams of the ranch.

Garissa Irrigation Project

The Project was started in 1978 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The total Project area is 610 acres. At the moment Agribusiness activities are coordinated from the Unit
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