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 themselves in the developing and selling of the grafted hass avocado seedlings to farmers. The most recognized and trusted of them is OxfarmAg Ltd Company, which has its headquarters in Ridgeways and branches in Nakuru, Njoro, Nyeri and Eldoret.
A farmer who has purchased seedlings from OxfarmAg Ltd has taken the right step towards success. But is this enough? As a farmer this is your long term investment and single mistake can make all your efforts to be lost. And this is why you as a farmer who needs maximum outcome should engage OxfarmAg Ltd from planting to the harvesting of the hass avocado fruits to ensure that you get the maximum yields that meet the standard set for the market in terms of quality and size.
OxfarmAg Ltd first makes sure that the land one intends to plant the Hass avocados is well prepared and has the right nutrients needed for the avocados to flourish. This is achieved by having an agronomist come to your farm and pick soil samples for analysis purposes. The analysis helps determine the viability of the soil in terms of nutrients and the pH levels. Based on the findings of the soil analyses the agronomist assigned then advises the farmer on the right measures to suit the hass avocado growth.
OxfarmAg Ltd has a team of, energetic and skilled men who will do the planting of the seedlings on the farm. The planting is done as specified by the professionals. The planting involves digging of planting holes, mixing manure with the soil, adding ‘earthlee’ (organic fertilizer) to the soil. OxfarmAg Ltd encourages its clients to go organic in their farms and avoid synthetic fertilizers and other chemicals.
Guidance and Consultation
After the planting, OxfarmAg Ltd will give directions in every step you take in this journey. This includes information on how and when to irrigate, identify diseases and pests that may attack the avocado trees.
The company through the agronomist will provide the safest ways to control these pests and diseases to ensure that the quality of the produce is not affected.
Pruning is an important element in Hass avocado management. Many farmers ignore and end up having a bushy and leafy farm which only harbors pests and diseases since it reduces the penetration of sunlight. And those who do the pruning lack adequate knowledge on the best way to do so. OxfarmAg Ltd team ensures that the trees are well pruned to enable the penetration of sunlight which is highly needed for maximum yield to be achieved.
When the moment of harvesting comes, OxfarmAg Ltd will be there to help you find the market through its many channels at better prices. Hass avocado growing is much better and easier when you have the right partner by your side…