Category: CROP FARMING

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Vertical farming: What you need to know

How can you grow enough food for self-consumption and sale within urban areas?  In this blog article, we will discuss various vertical farming methods that are available for cheap food growing for urban people.  Urbanization...

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Best pumpkins varieties that are easy to grow.

Pumpkins are a nutritious and healthy meal. Its fruits are 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...

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Agricultural Lime: Why you need it.

Are you looking to increase crop yield this season? Use of agricultural lime can help you by correcting one of main challenges in Kenya, soil acidity. According to soil testing studies, Acidic soils occupy 13%...

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Fertilizer Application Rates per Crop in Kenya

Are you looking for the best planting or topdressing fertilizer for your crops? This article lists the fertilizer application rates per crop In Kenya. The recommended rates or doses are according to the  Ministry of...

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Which are the best types of potatoes in Kenya?

Are you looking for the best potato variety to grow in Kenya? The list below compares all the types of potatoes available in the country. To choose the best potato seed variety, compare their; maturity...

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How to grow spinach and Kales in Kenya

Are you a commercial vegetable or horticultural farmer looking to harvest more spinach for extra profits? In this post, we will give you tips for how to grow big spinach and kales vegetables in Kenya....

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Tips for successful cabbage farming in Kenya

In this article, we give you tips for successful cabbage farming in Kenya. To get higher yields, you need cabbage heads that are bigger, heavy and compact. They should be free of defects like rots,...

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Which are the best types of cabbages in Kenya

Are you looking for the best cabbage variety in Kenya? In this post, we give you a comparison of various cabbage varieties available from seed companies operating in Kenya. Hybrid or the F1 cabbage are...