Avocado trees are very susceptible to root rot, which is caused by the soil-borne fungus Phytophthora cinnamomi (root rot). This is basically the issue of plants rotting. Controlling this disease is the highest priority for avocado growers. Farmers therefore should be informed of the signs and symptoms of… Read More »ROOT ROT
An acre can be planted 150 hass avocado
The international prefers the organic avocado fruits compared to the fruits produced using chemicals.
Today, hass avocado dominates the export market in both Asian and European countries such as Singapore, china, Holland and Belgium. The fruit does well in tropical areas which makes most Kenyan regions be suitable for producing this fruit. In Kenya there is a number of companies that involve… Read More »WHY ENGAGE OXFARMAG LTD IN THE JOURNEY OF HASS AVOCADO FARMING?
Drip irrigation is a micro irrigation method in which the rate of water application is very low and without any pressure. i.e., drop by drop. Drip irrigation is based on the basic concept of irrigation only the roots zone of crop, rather than the entire land surface on… Read More »Drip irrigation in fruits
There’s no place on the farm quite like the orchard. For dew-fresh fruit, but also for picnics in blossom time, watching the bees gather nectar for your honey, and simply enjoying life. Making a detour on your way to feed the chickens in the morning and stopping by… Read More »Factors to consider when starting an orchard enterprise
Kenya is a farm lover’s dream: abundant uncultivated arable land, tropical climates that permit long growing seasons; a young labor force; and an expanding population that provides a readily available market for produce consumption. Yet, Kenya is yet to harness these opportunities to ensure sustainable food security and… Read More »The Future of Kenya In Farming Is Not Agriculture But Agribusiness
This year hass avocado farmers have shared Sh20 million as their annual bonus following direct contact with a processor. Through negotiations by the Muranga county government and multi-national Kakuzi Ltd, 3,000 farmers drawn from 60 co-operative societies delivered their quality fruits for processing. In the past three years,… Read More »Hass Avocado farmers reap big in Muranga
Maybe you have always dreamed about retiring when you hit 60—or even before you get at 50. Having a clear focus and a plan to retire early can be empowering. It feels good to have a purpose and a strategy. plant hass avocado today and you will never… Read More »Plant hass avocado as a retirement plan
As demand for hass avocado grows regionally and internationally, there’s no short cut for farmers seeking the simplest market and costs. One should twig right as hass avocado farming it involves varieties, seedlings and fruits, particularly if you are looking for an export market. It is necessary for… Read More »Hass Avocado Farming: What Exporters Expect from You
Hass Avocado is the new goldmine for modern farmers. Ever thought why county governments are insisting on Hass-Avocado farming? Most of you must by now know that many county governments are encouraging farmers to plant avocados. This is so because hass-avocado does not require much labor and time… Read More »Hass-avocado Farming: Suitable Counties in Kenya