The best horticulture crops to grow in Kenya

Horticulture farming for export is one of the most profitable agribusiness ideas in Kenya today. It earns farmers, brokers and exporters millions of money each year. The country is a respected seller of fresh fruits, vegetables and cut flowers. The sector used to be dominated by a few export companies like the AAA growers.  The…

How Can Farmers Get Rich Using Business plans?

There are two types of farmers, rich and poor. The rich farmers do more than grow crops and raise animals. They invest in aggregation, value addition and efficient distribution. They understand the benefits of formal agriculture marketing to make more money. Rich farmers write and use business plans, they use proven business models and approaches…

The best 10 Fruits to grow in Kenya

Are you looking for the fastest growing fruit trees in Kenya? Kenya is among the largest exporters of fruits and fresh produce in the world. Her fruits like Avocadoes makes her farmers billions of foreign income each year. In this list we will give you 10 most profitable fruits you can grow in your field.…

How much money can you make farming potato in Kenya?

Is potato farming profitable in Kenya? In this analysis, we will look at the revenues, costs and profits you can get for farming Shangi potato seeds variety for the markets. This gross margin analysis (GMA) uses the cost and benefit analysis to estimate your farm profits. The article concludes with tips to deal with the…

Agrinews 254: Top Agribusiness News this Week

What happened in the agriculture and food industry in Kenya, Africa and the world last week? This blog post will highlight the top and agribusiness news and headlines . In April week of 4th to 11th 2021 the following were four trending headlines from agriculture and business news. Eat’N’Go enters Kenya’s Market Contaminated chicken and…

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 their money, time and effort considering they are absent from the country most times of the year? This article will…

How much money can you make growing managu in Kenya

How profitable is mboga kienyeji farming in Kenya? In this post, we estimate the costs and profits of growing managu in English known as the black nightshade. It is a key traditional vegetable for horticulture commercial farmers across the country. The analysis is for one acre of land. It uses the cost-benefit (CBA) formula for…

How much money can you make farming maize in Kenya

Is maize farming profitable in Kenya? It in this post, we will estimate the money you will spend growing maize on a large or small scale production system. The Common expenses for maize farmers in Kenya include buying certified seeds, fertilizer and labor costs. It will also give you the profits after getting the returns…