Custard apple farming is gaining attention from a large number of farmers since it’s highly profitable. Farmers in in different parts of the country are shifting from traditional crops to custard apple. With a ready market and premium prices in the international market, the venture can be highly… Read More »What You Should Know About Custard Apple (Matomoko)Farming in Kenya
Plantain, a major group of banana varieties (genus Musa) that are staple foods in many tropical areas. The edible fruit of plantain bananas has more starch than the common dessert banana and is not eaten raw. Because plantains have the most starch before they ripen, they are usually… Read More »PLANTAIN BANANAS
Thinking decades aheadFlourishing in the future of MacadamiaDid you know that macadamia tree that provides the right amount of shade to other trees can also give you better returns?Macadamia trees can be inter-cropped with other cash crops such as coffee and food crops such as cabbages.Inter-cropping is beneficial… Read More »MACADAMIA
The avocado (persea Americana) is believed to have originated in south-central Mexico between 7000-5000 Bc, it’s a member of the flowering plant family lauraceae. Avocado fruit is a large berry containing a single large seed, the trees are partially self- pollinating and are often propagated through grafting to… Read More »Did you know where the Avocado fruits originate from?
Here are some of the Amazing Benefits of the loquat fruit. 1. Loquats help reduces the risk of developing cancer 2. Promotes bone health 3. Helps with Diabetes 4. Loquats helps Reduce Weight and Improves digestion 5. Keeps Cholesterol at a Healthy Level. 6. Loquat Fruit enhances Immunity.… Read More »Loquat fruit
Some of the Major benefits of the Pomegranate fruit. 1. Antioxidants Pomegranate seeds get their vibrant red hue from polyphenols. These chemicals are powerful antioxidants. 2. Vitamin C The juice of a single pomegranate has more than 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C. 3. Cancer… Read More »Some of the major benefits of the pomegranate fruit.
Over the years, we have always had the perception that farming is something for the less educated as there are few options for them to explore, but is that true? The answer is no… we have always thought that the white collar jobs are the sure bet and… Read More »Did you know that fruit farming has evolved? find out how below….
Farming is a venture that largely relies on natural resources and the climate. The increasing climate changes have resulted in global warming and unpredictable weather patterns, which threaten farmers’ efforts with frequent drought, floods, and frost. As the global population increases, the demand for food also rises which… Read More »Farming in controlled environments
An apple a day keeps the doctor away is a common phrase throughout the world. Apples are attractive fruits and are known for their distinctive taste, nutritional value, and varietal diversity. These are popular among consumers and farmers. Nutrients play a crucial role in crop growth and hence… Read More »Nutrient management: Supplementary Fertilization a simple way to enhance Apples growth
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” is a common phrase in most parts of the world. Apples are one of the most consumed fruits globally. According to FAO, more than 84 million tonnes are produced globally every year. Since they retail at premium prices throughout the… Read More »5 Reasons Why you are Failing in Apple Farming