Agribusiness in Kenya

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…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Profitable vegetables to grow during the dry season

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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.…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Avocado Farmers in Kenya have a reason to Smile

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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…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Compliance Guidelines For Milk Traders in Kenya

Introduction Milk traders play an important role in linking dairy farmers and milk consumers. Milk is a highly nutritious food. In order to reach the consumer while still in good condition, a number of things must be observed right from the farm to the market. The government has developed various food regulations to ensure the…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Agribusiness is the answer to youth unemployment in Kenya

With the increase rate of unemployment levels among the youth in the country, farming will be the best option to venture in. Farming provides the youth a viable way to earn success by creating a pool of employment.  Agriculture is not yet explored fully and needs young brain power to do research and ensure modern…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Requirements needed to export Horticultural Crops in Kenya

You need to have the following documents:- A. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Copy of certificate of Business Registration from the Registrar of Companies. Copy of the company’s KRA Pin An adequate knowledge of quality standards for horticultural produce on the market. Documentary evidence from your overseas client, e.g a letter, fax or email that you are ready…

Agribusiness in Kenya

Strawberry farming for beginners

Before we begin there are a few things that you need to know about strawberry farming in Kenya. Strawberry varieties in Kenya include: Chandler Douglas Tioga selva Tristar Domanil Rabunda Pajaro Tribute Facts about strawberries They are easy to grow When planting strawberries you use seedlings called splits They dont require a large piece of…