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Tips on Onion Farming

Small scale onion farming in Kenya is gaining popularity. It is also becoming popular because it is affordable to start and its returns are...

Our thriving farm on the wall

Lush-green, shiny and healthy looking plants (kales) greet you as you walk into Mrs Nelly Wasike’s compound in Nairobi South ‘B’. There are beautiful...

Hydroponics: Growing crops without soil

The less than 10-minute drive to Lake Flower Company located at the heart of the sprawling Kihoto Estate in Naivasha is nothing to write...

From the cotton fields to House of Manji and produce exporter

He is better known as the face behind the gaint biscuit company, House of Manji, and also has a hand in the operations of...

Tips on Growing Sunflower

Sunflower constitutes one of the most important oil crops marketed in Kenya . It is growth habits are either dwarf or tall The tall...

Tips on Growing Bananas

Varieties of bananas found in Kenya are ‘Muraru’, ‘Kiganda’, ‘Sukari’ among others and they are adopted to various agro-ecological zones. They can be eaten...

Wheat Farming in Kenya

Wheat is the second most important cereal grain in Kenya after maize. Wheat farming in Kenya is largely done for commercial purposes on a...

Tea Farming in Kenya

Kenya is Africa’s leading tea producer and fourth in the world behind India, China and Sri Lanka. Black tea is the country’s leading agricultural...

Coffee Farming in Kenya

Coffee is Kenya’s fourth leading foreign exchange earner after tourism, tea and horticulture. The Kenyan brand is known for its flavor and pleasant aroma....

Maize Planting Guide

Good farmers are getting over 40 bags per acre by practicing good husbandry, using hybrid seed and fertilizers. You can do this also if...

Maize Farming in Kenya

Maize is the staple food in Kenya. Large as well as small-scale farmers produce the crop and a large percentage of the population depends...

How to plant Cassava

Plant clean materials from reputable breeders The plant requires soft, wellprepared soil for easy penetration of roots and double digging is highly recommended ...

Tips on how to grow coffee

  The coffee plant is a warm weather crop that can grow to a height of between 16 and 40 feet. In most plantations the...

What you should know about growing maize

Soil: Maize prefers well-drained soils with neutral to mildly acidic phi it is a big user of nutrients and requires balanced quantities of plant...

Facts about Fertilizers and their Application

Some facts to note from KARI The mineral nutrient content and solubility of a fertilizer in water determines its efficiency. How it works is...