Oxfarm organic ltd reveal a new website http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/ as a virtual online shop

Due to the high demand of our organic seedlings, farm inputs and planting packages we have launched a new website to serve you better http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/ as our virtual online eshop. This will help our customers’ book for all our services online. You can book seedlings, buy farm inputs, machinery, greenhouses, drip kits, livestock, livestock implements like milk ATM, cow mattresses, milking machines, chaff cutters, etc via a simple mail and delivery is done the next day. We will give free delivery service to our customers who order through our new…

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New varieties of tree tomatoes and arrowroots ensure bumper harvest for innovative farmer in Nyeri county ( Benefits of Muthakwa grafted tree tomatoes)

For Elizabeth Nyambura, a two-year wait to reap from tree tomatoes was her turning point in farming. In 2010, a family friend who was visiting from Holland offered to buy for her hybrid tree tomato seeds. She took her savings of Sh262,000 from proceeds of a tree nursery and imported 750 grams packet of seeds. The seeds took two years to mature and bear fruit. “I was able to harvest 200kgs of fruits from the trees but I was discouraged by the two-year wait for the trees to mature. So…

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success story of kakuzi ltd farming over 1000 acres of Hass avocados

Kakuzi farms 408 Hectares of avocado producing and exporting both Fuerte and Hass cultivars. The Hass season runs from June to mid-September with Fuerte starting a little earlier in March/April. In 2011 we exported 3,280 tons of Hass and 1,245 tons of Fuerte. A to Z of avocado shipping in Kenya  http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/index.php/2018/07/13/shipping-procedure-of-hass-avocados-from-kenya-to-europe-or-middle-east-market/

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New market for passion fruits in Kenya

Very often, fruit and vegetable farmers in Kenya have to grapple with greedy middlemen to market their produce. Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN), an NGO working with farmers to provide market information, which has increased their hopes of earning more from their produce.  ALIN has initiated a market linkage project in the region, where farmers have been put in seven commodity groups to enhance their marketing channels. “Organising farmers into commodity groups helps them bulk their produce, bargain collectively and negotiate for better prices. Economies of scale further reduce transportation…

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Intense analysis on future of Hass avocado farming in Kenya

  Esau Kioni from Nyeri is the former security adviser of President Mwai Kibaki. Edwin Muriithi is a primary school cum farmer in Kirinyaga. Elias Matiba from Murang’a is still a student at the University of Nairobi. James Mutuota is a small-scale farmer in Meru. They may not know each other but they are part of the avocado farming brigade that could grow avocado earnings Mt. Kenya region more than coffee and tea which combined brought in Sh149 billion last year. Kenya, courtesy of Mt. Kenya region is set to…

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“Hass AVocado is the New Cash Crop”: Raila Odinga

According to Citizen Tv , Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has urged farmers in Western Kenya to embrace avocado to improve their income generation levels. Speaking during the launch of avocado tree planting at Nyamira Girls’ High School and Bar Opuk Primary School in Bondo constituency, Odinga said avocado had been discovered to be the new ‘gold’ in the world. He encouraged the farmers to plant it in large quantities to be able to serve the region as a cash crop. Get seedlings here http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/index.php/product-category/fruit-seedlings/ Hass Avocado is…

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FARM TOUR; To Mkulima wa Nyeri Farm

FARM TOUR and production training on Grafted Tree Tomatoes, Hass Avocado & Passion Fruit – 5th May 2018 – Nyeri County   Be part of this farm tour and training on one of the best managed farms in Nyeri county on Tree Tomato, Hass Avocado and Passion Fruit farming. This tour is ideal for those who want to venture on fruit farming, those already doing it and want to maximise profit. The tour is organised Farm Expose in collaboration with and Oxfarm Organic and farmers trend.   THEME: “Increasing Profit…

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Hass Avocado Farmers To Benefit From Europe’s Market Until August

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Hass avocado farmers will benefit with the extended export quantity of fruit into Europe, a move meant to fulfill the growing demand when major supply nations dropped in hass avocado production.  Leading world fresh produce exporter, Eagle Fruit Alliance, says hass avocado in South Africa and South American countries reduced due to hostile climatic conditions. The news comes a couple of days when the agriculture Crops Development Authority (HCDA) approved exploitation and export of the hass Avocado beginning April until August. Kenya has 2 main Hass seasons, with the primary…

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Drip Irrigation system and its benefits

papaya drip irrigation

Drip irrigation is a form of micro-irrigation that has the potential to save lots of water and nutrients by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either from the soil surface or buried below the surface. The goal is to position water directly into the basis zone and minimize evaporation. Drip irrigation systems distribute water through a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters. Depending on however neat, installed, maintained, and operated it is, a drip irrigation system is more economical than different kinds of irrigation systems,…

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Money grows on Tree tomato fruit farming

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If you are a businessman and you are looking for a financial breakthrough, then the idea of growing tree tomato is a precise way of doing just that. The fruit is tremendously gaining momentum in the market and the demand is super high. The interesting part of this type of fruit is that it requires minimum care and could be done as a side hustle rather than a full time job. A farmer with an acre of land can earn more than a million annually through tree-tomato farming. However, the…

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