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
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
Did you know that you do not need to have a big farm so as to be able start fruit farming? Unlike vegetable farming, fruit farming can be done anywhere and everywhere as in every climatic region there is a fruit that performs best there. So often many… Read More »TIPS TOWARDS RELISHING THE OPULENCE IN FRUIT FARMING
Types, Principles, Methods and Importance Organic farming is the method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. In other words, it is referred to as, low input farming and uses natural sources… Read More »What really is Organic Farming?
Grafting is the process of bringing together the tree with the strongest roots, and marrying it to the one with the best quality fruit.A piece of the tree with known good “upper” characteristics (i.e. good fruit, leaves, flowers etc.) is physically joined to a selected seedling (with a… Read More »Why Grafted Fruit Tree Seedlings?
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… Read More »Drip Irrigation system and its benefits
Most farmers think that, most yields are achieved through employment of good agricultural practices such as use of certified seeds, proper land preparation as well as fertilizer application. However, soil plays a major role, hence the need to conduct soil test. A research was carried out recently in… Read More »Increase Farm Productivity by conducting Soil Test
Avocado farming in Kenya presents a good opportunity not only for farmers, but a growing population of young people to venture into. The Kenyan market both domestic and export is growing but limited by the production capacity of the current farmers. The most popular variety for the export market is… Read More »Governor Mutua: Hass avocados are in super high demand in the world
Grafting Tree Fruits and Some Of Its Benefits It can be difficult for farmers to earn their livelihoods from growing only grain crops. That’s why it’s good to learn new methods which increase production to farm our own land. One method is by making a nursery to grow… Read More »Grafting Tree Fruits and Its Benefits
The initial cost of buying certified fruit seedlings can discourage many farmers. Farm generated fruit seedlings is usually a lot cheaper than purchasing seedlings from an external source. So if a farmer’s primary concern is about cost per unit of farm-saved seedlings versus cost per unit of certified… Read More »The benefits of certified fruit seedlings