What You Should Know of Chinese Cabbage.

What You Should Know of Chinese Cabbage.

TweetShareSharePin22 SharesChinese cabbage has a scientific name called Brassica rapa or Napa cabbage. This cabbage has become acceptable in Kenya for its tasty features. It has pale green, thickly veined leaves, and a white stalk. Its global popularity especially in the northern part of the world has attracted many clients even in Africa, and specifically in Kenya. Also known as Napa cabbage, this type of cabbage is easy to cook and it’s easily available due to the high demand it has. As compared to other types of vegetables, napa cabbage…

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Pawpaw Farming; Secrets Behind PawPaw Business in Kenya.

Secrets Behind PawPaw Business in Kenya

TweetShareSharePin33 SharesPawPaw Business, which contains papayas is among the most nutritious fruits grown in Kenya. The fruits do well in areas that are endowed with a warm and hot climate. Many Kenyans, especially in the hot areas, plant pawpaws under irrigation schemes, a factor that enables them to fully maximize the resources available. Here is a Brief Description of Pawpaw Plantation. Varieties of Pawpaws Solo– This variety produces small round fruits which are so sweet, and bear a uniform size and shape. It is so popular for both local and…

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How To Get Rich Through Strawberry Farming.

Get Rich Through Strawberry Farming.

TweetShareSharePin44 SharesStrawberry farming is one of the most profitable agribusinesses to do in Kenya. This crop can easily turn you from an employee to a rich employer within one year. The business has placed money in the pockets of many youths who initially thought getting employed was the way to go. Moreover, Strawberry Farming does well in areas with an altitude of between 1250 and 2200 meters above sea level. Such areas are along the East Rift valley. Farmers along these areas have celebrated the high yields and ready markets…

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Making Money Through Sunflower Farming.

Making Money Through Sunflower Farming.

TweetShareSharePin22 SharesSunflower farming in Kenya is booming day in day out as the yield is quite lucrative. Sunflower is grown mostly as a cash crop and can be used to make animal feeds, soaps, and cooking oils. The business does well in semi-arid areas since sunflower requires semi arable conditions. Compared to maize plantation, sunflower requires fewer nutrients and rainfall. A good crop only requires about 450mm of rainfall. Research stations in Kenya have tested different varieties and identified that quite a number of them do well in Kakamega, Meru…

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Garlic Farming – Four Tips to Growing Big Beautiful Bulbs.

Garlic Farming - Four Tips to Growing

TweetShareSharePin66 SharesGarlic farming: Do you want to grow huge, delicious garlic? Fresh Garlic Farming adds a gourmet taste to your cooking and is a great addition to a kitchen garden or raised bed. You can even raise the tasty bulbs on your patio in large containers. Imagine the look on your neighbor’s face when you bring over bulbs the size of apples and tell them that you grew it yourself. Unlike zucchini growers, no one will run when they see you approaching with your arms full of extra-large Garlic Farming.…

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The Secret Behind Productive Fish Farming in Kenya

The Secret Behind Fish Farming in Kenya

TweetShareSharePin33 SharesFish Farming in Kenya is one of the most lucrative businesses that guarantee a profitable yield. Kenya is endowed with a lot of aquatic resources that have aquacultural potential. Additionally, Kenya has a varying degree of geographic regions, which cover the coastline, Lake Victoria, and other several rivers, swamps among many wetlands. All these regions support fish farming on a large scale basis. One advantage behind fish farming is that the farmer will make good use of idle land and make money. For instance, a serious farmer who decides…

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How Lucrative is Tree Tomato Farming in Kenya?

How Lucrative is Tree Tomato Farming in Kenya?

TweetShare4SharePin15 SharesIn Kenya, tree tomato farming is one of the most lucrative businesses to start and make a kill. Tree tomato is also referred to as a tamarillo and was initially planted in South and Central America before being introduced in Kenya by Asia in the late 1800s. The tree is majorly grown in Kisii, Kakamega, Migori, Muranga, Meru, Embu, Nyeri, Nyandarua, Kericho among other places. In the Central part of Kenya, tree tomatoes have got the best reception for they do very well in that area. The fruit is…

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Cashew Nuts: Plantation, Profit Returns, and Nutritional Benefits.

Cashew Nuts: Plantation, Profit Returns, and Nutritional Benefits.

TweetShare6SharePin28 SharesCashew Nuts have successfully advanced in Africa especially in the tropical part. Cashew farming is profitable and besides the financial benefits associated with cashew nuts, they offer a nutritional setup to the human body as well. Here is the Plantation, Profit returns, and Benefits of Cashew Nuts. Plantation. Planting cashew nuts requires one to follow a specific process. The process of growing cashew trees is done through grafting, air layering of seed development. Seed development which is most common will require one to have an unshelled nut that has…

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Four Rarely Kept Cattle Breeds That Can Change Your Fortunes.

Cattle Breeds That Can Change Your Fortunes.

TweetShare5SharePin16 SharesWhen it comes to cattle breeds or their crosses, there are much more available locally that you can go for and completely change your fortunes. There are some cattle breeds that are kept by few farmers or whose semen is least sought after yet they have huge potential when reared for meat, milk, or used for breeding. These include Brown Swiss, Aberdeen Angus, Hereford and Charolaise 1) Brown Swiss This is a dual purpose cattle breed ( kept for both meat and milk) and can weigh up to 700kg…

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How I Reap Big From Spinach Farming In Kenya.

spinach farming In Kenya

TweetShareSharePin33 SharesSpinach farming In Kenya is among the most profitable vegetables grown due to its nutritional and health benefits. Daniel Karaini has been growing vegetables since he quit his job in 2017. Partnering with his wife, they grew different varieties of vegetables on half an acre piece of land. Per year they can make about Sh65000 profit from the crops. “I grow cabbage and spinach farming In Kenya while my wife deals with the indigenous types of vegetables such as African Nightshade ‘Managu’, Amaranth ‘Terere’ and different Cucumis plants,” he…

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