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.
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 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
Agriculture is one of the industries that has felt the impact of climate change in profound ways. Farmers In different parts of the world have been affected by unpredictable and extreme weather conditions such as floods, drought, global warming, and shifting climatic trends. Unexpected weather changes pose challenges… Read More »Climate change: A challenge with Countless Solutions
Simple Guide Smallscale farmers in Kenya can double the size of their banana bunches from 40 to 45kg – 80 to 100kgs by using health suckers from a clean, disease free orchard and inter-cropping with compatible crops such as beans. Kenya has over 500,000 small holder banana farmers… Read More »Peeling Off Your Money From Banana Farming