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Graduate Farmer Drip Irrigation Kit

Through strategic partnership Graduate Farmer is now able to provide affordable drip irrigation kits to empower young farmers in Kenya. The Graduate Farmer drip irrigation kits are tailor made to fit standard pieces of land which have been listed below. This is a move to ensure that young farmers in Kenya get access to affordable irrigation systems which are usually expensive to buy.

The drip irrigation kit package includes the following;

  • Filtration System
  • Drip Irrigation line tape
  • Connectors, fittings and Valves
  • HDPE Pipe
  • Practical DIY (Do it Your Self) Hand Book.
  • Manual with seed recommendation and general start up costing
  • Free Consultation (Guidance on growing the crops of your choice)

 

1/8 Acre Kit

KES 15,000

1/4 Acre Kit

KES 23,000

1/2 Acre Kit

KES 43,000

1 Acre Kit

KES 78,000

Filter unit Filter unit Filter unit Filter unit
25mm HDPE pipe (25 Meters) 25mm HDPE pipe (50 Meters) 25mm HDPE pipe (100 Meters) 25mm HDPE

pipe (100 Meters)

Drip Fittings and Connectors Drip & Pipe Fitting with Connectors Drip & Pipe Fitting with Connectors 32mm HDPE

pipe (100 Meters)

16mm drip pipe (any spacing) 500 Meter Roll 16mm drip pipe (Any Spacing) 1000 Meter Roll 16mm drip pipe (Any Spacing) 2000 Meter Roll Drip & Pipe Fitting with Connectors
 

Tank Not Included

 

Tank Not Included

 

Tank Not Included

16mm drip pipe (Any Spacing) 4000 Meter Roll
Tank Not Included

To make a purchase call 0798857668 or visit market.graduatefarmer.co.ke

Technical specifications

 Diameter 16mm, 12mm
Wall Thickness 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.6mm, 0.7mm, 1mm
Dripper Discharge 1l/hr, 1.2l/hr, 1.6l/hr, 1.8l/hr, 2l/hr, 2.3l/hr
Working pressure 0.5 to 3bars maximum working pressure

 

Pressure compensated non drain pipes

These are drip pipes which are manufactured using drippers which are tested in a swiss lab.

Below are the characteristics of the drippers:

  • Ultra slim
  • High-tech concept
  • Made from long-life lasting materials
  • Fits any hose diameter
  • Consistently clog-free performance
  • Excellent emission uniformity of flow rate as low as: 3.4%
  • Excellent flow coefficient
  • Available flow rates 1.0l/hr,1.6l/hr,2.0l/hr,2.4l/hr
  • Spacing available 15cm, 20cm,30cm

Packaging

  • Drip line rolls packaged in rolls of 500mts each.
  • Wall thickness of the drip lines is 0.7mm & 1mm
This a sample 1/4 Acre Drip Kit Packaging. The box includes all necessary connectors and fittings needed for the installation. Below it is the drip line roll, the bigger pipe surrounding it is the HDPE pipe.

Drip Fittings

16mm starter connectors, 16mm starter rubbers, 16mm elbows, 16mm end plug, 16mm mini valves, 16mm drip to drip connectors.

  • Drip irrigation is the most effective and cost-efficient irrigation method for a wide range of crops.
  • The drip lines have a unique single chamber polyethylene tubes with injection –molded dripper welded to the inner wall of the tube.
  • Each dripper has a filter inlet hence highest resistance to clogging.
  • Flexible inter dripper spacing:- 10cm, 15cm, 20cm, 25cm, 30cm, 40cm, 45cm, 60cm, 90cm, 1mt, 2mt, 3mt.
  • Choice of flow rates
  • It’s suitable for any crop and climatic conditions.
  • It’s resistant to fertilizers and chemicals used in agriculture.
  • High emission uniformity.

 

  • Where are you situated in Nairobi? and do offer transport, l need a drip for 1/8 of an acre.

    • Brian Boit

      We are located in Eldoret. Transport not included

  • Nickson

    I need a drip system for an acre. Please give me the full quotation.

  • Joseph

    i like your kit,its a good start and well informed.id like to purchase quarter an acre kit of 23K .where r u located in Nairobi,im in Nanyuki
    regards
    joseph

    • Brian Boit

      Hi. Thank you for your order. We are located in Eldoret. We do deliveries via courier. Please send us your email

  • DONALD M OUMA

    WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED IN ELDORET.

  • Ken

    Hello,

    Thanks for the information. I am doing banana farming and planning to put the seedling on the ground in an acre farm which i want to plant 300 pcs. Holes are spaced in 3m apart.

    Kindly send me a quotation for drip irrigation.

    Regards,