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Avoid some of these common farming mistakes

Farming like any other occupation, comes with a lot of sweat and hard work. There are quick mistakes that many farmers tend to make. These mistakes may be made through all stages of farming, they include; Assumptions If this is your first time to practice farming then you need to get your act together. Do not assume anything. Many farmers …

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Drip Irrigation For Increased Vegetable Production

In most places in Kenya, irrigation is a necessity of farming. Crops planted in Kenya require irrigation even if the rainfall is okay most times of the year. Irrigation is even on high demand especially in semi arid areas. Water is literally  life. Plants use water to form oxygen and carbohydrates. If a plant does not get enough water, it will …

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Importance of Motivation and Passion in Farming

Starting a new farming business is a tough decision to make. It’s a decision filled with the excitement of getting into something that is life changing and interesting but also filled with concerns about the risks ahead and the uncertainties involved. Starting a farm means that you have to put in extra long hours into your business and planning everything …

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7 Profitable Crops to Grow in 2016

December holidays are always fun. You get to spend time with your family, go on vacations to luxurious resorts and experience new things that leave pleasant memories in our minds. All these activities are important because they bring us together and help us bond with family and friends. As we enjoy such moments we need to think about the following year. …

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Watermelon Farming in Kenya

Have you ever eaten a watermelon fruit? The taste is incredible! Nothing says “December holidays” quite like a big, juicy slice of watermelon! Kenyans love eating watermelon. They provide a good refreshing taste especially during hot days when you want to cool off. It’s because of this reason that watermelon farming in Kenya is a lucrative agribusiness venture, especially for …

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Profitable vegetables to grow during the dry season

Growing of vegetables is a viable option that yields high returns over a short period of time that is between the planting and harvesting season. It also requires little capital investment and relatively simple to manage. Market demand is a significant factor to be considered while deciding to venture in growing of a particular vegetable. This article will expound on …

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Avocado Farmers in Kenya have a reason to Smile

Avocado farmers from the regions of Muranga, Nyeri, Kiambu, Kisii and Meru are set to benefit the  acquisition of majority stake of Mt. Kenya Avocado farms; The leading producer and exporter of Kenya avocado fruits and avocado oils by Selina Wamucii LTD, a Kenyan fresh produce company based in Kenya. The acquisition seeks to make solid an already useful avocado …

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