Agricultural Lime; Why you need it for more yields

Are you looking to increase your crop yield this season? Soil testing and use of agricultural lime to reduce soil acidity might be the answer. According to recent studies, 13% of soils in Kenya’s and 29% of the of sub-Saharan Africa[i] are acidic. Causes of soil acidity in kenya of acidic fertilizers like the Di-Ammonium…

Tips for profitable maize farming in Kenya

This article explores the challenges maize farming in Kenya farmers must overcome to make profits. It gives some solutions to mitigate the worst risks at the end of this post. An example is soil testing and crop insurance to deal with the challenges of soil acidity and frequent droughts. You cannot make profits in corn…

DIY Soil Testing at Home, How to do it cheaply

Good soil quality is basic for high crop yields, performance and profitability. To determine soil health, you need a soil test. This will help you to determine its type, PH (acidity or alkalinity value), organic matter content, drainage, texture, mineral composition and texture. Besides, a soil analysis is beneficial in detecting soil contamination with soil…