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Best pumpkins varieties that are easy to grow.

Pumpkin fruits mature for harvest in 75 to 120 days after seed germination. We give the best pumpkin varieties for cooking and easy to grow in the following list. It shows the maturity time, yield...

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Best and easiest fruits to grow in Kenya.

Which are the best fruits to grow in Kenya? We consider a fruit tree or plant to be among the best if it has high nutrition value, profitable with high profits for farmers or easy...

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How profitable is Shangi potato farming?

How profitable is commercial Irish potato farming in Kenya? In this analysis, we will look at the revenues, costs and profits you can get in Shangi potato farming for the markets. The potato gross margin...

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Is Grain Business profitable in Kenya?

Food traders are the most essential service providers in the world. They provide food and nutritional security for millions of people by linking farmers to consumers. In Kenya, they buy, store, dry, re-bag and distribute...

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Kenya Recommended Fertilizer Application Rates

Are you looking for the type and amounts of fertilizers to buy for your crops? This article lists all key crops fertilizer recommended rates or doses. The crops include vegetables like tomato, cabbage and carrots....

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Why Climate-smart Agriculture?

Climate change is the worst risk to modern agriculture. Droughts, floods and erratic weather patterns have become more severe and frequent in the recent past. It impacts the food security, jobs and incomes of millions...

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Sustainable Agribusiness Development

Agcenture is launching a new segment on sustainable agribusiness development (Agri development) topics. As a preeminent consulting firm in the area, we will share its learning and experiences in program management, monitoring and evaluation (M&E)...

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Best irrigation water pumps in Kenya

A guide on how to choose irrigation water pumps in Kenya. It has the best types, sellers & prices of solar, wind, electric, generators, hydrams & siphons

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Best agribusiness ideas for Kenyans in diaspora

Around 4 million Kenyans work and study in the diaspora. Some of them can be successful investors in the food and agriculture industry back at home. But which are the best ideas they can invest...

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What you need to know about fertilizers

Fertilizers can improve your crop’s yield and farm profits. In Kenya, there are over 40 brands and blends approved for use. The most popular are chemical, organic and foliar feed fertilizers. But what is the...