Tag - Avocado Farming

How to Increase your Avocado Production Through Ridges

Avocado cultivation has gained tremendous popularity in recent years, with farmers seeking innovative methods to maximize yields and improve overall productivity. Among the various techniques being explored, one approach stands out as a game-changer: growing avocados using ridges. This method offers numerous benefits, including enhanced...

New Avocado Agro-Processing Factory Assures Profit for Farmers

Avocado farmers in Kisii County, Kenya are set to benefit from the commissioning of a 70-tonne avocado oil extraction factory in the area. The factory will be instrumental in providing a ready market for their produce, reducing wastage and post-harvest losses that have previously been...

Avocado Farming: Understanding the Market

The European import value of avocados almost tripled in the period between 2013 and 2017. This upward trend is driven by consumer demand for ready-to-eat and health food. It creates opportunities for producers and exporters, especially for the Hass avocado variety, although competition is increasing....

Raila Odinga: Avocado is the new Gold

Avocado is rising up fast to become the new gold in the world according to Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga. Raila Odinga was addressing farmers in Western Kenya during the launch of Avocado tree planning at Nyamira Girls’ High School and Bar Opuk...