Author: Agribusiness Market

Drip Irrigation Components You May Need

As water becomes more scarce and expensive, the popularity of drip irrigation has increased in Kenya. This rise in popularity has coincided with the development of new irrigation technology, combined with a smallholder farmers in Kenya to conserve water and cut on expenses. In drip irrigation, water is delivered to individual plants at a low […]

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Benefits of Drip Irrigation

Drip Irrigation has many benefits that can increase crop yields of many farmers. We have listed 4 reasons below why drip irrigation is good for your farm. Water Conservation Drip Irrigation systems apply water on a high-frequency basis and create a near optimal soil moisture environment for the crop. Under proper management, micro irrigation saves […]

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Buying Guide for a Drip Irrigation System

Drip irrigation is a low-pressure, low-volume watering system that delivers water to farms in Kenya in a variety of methods, including dripping, spraying and streams. By keeping the roots moist but not soaked, you use less water than other irrigation techniques. You can hide much of the system under a layer of mulch as long as you […]

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How farmers irrigate their crops

Irrigation is the the controlled application of water for agricultural purposes through manmade systems to supply water requirements not satisfied by rainfall. Crop irrigation is vital throughout the world in order to provide the world’s ever-growing populations with enough food. Many different irrigation methods are used worldwide, including: Center-Pivot: Automated sprinkler irrigation achieved by automatically […]

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Tilapia Farming in Kenya

Pond culture is the most popular method of growing tilapia in the world. They are grown in fertilized ponds where the fish utilize natural foods from ponds. The major problem to overcome in this system is the prolific breeding of the fish that occur in ponds under mixed sex culture. This breeding if not controlled […]

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Important points to note before starting a fish farm

Secure a Land or Pond Site Fish farming can be done anywhere in Kenya because it doesn’t cause any environmental disturbance. Look for land where you can get it cheap and buy if you are planning to dig ponds or lease if you are using raised ponds. Depending on the capacity you wants to operate […]

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Things to consider when choosing an egg incubator

Choosing the right egg incubator in for your poultry farm in Kenya can be a daunting task. There are many different models and variants to incubate your hatching eggs and each model is slightly different having different levels of functionality. From the basic still air incubator where you turn eggs manually 3 times per day, […]

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Do It Yourself Tips: Drip Irrigation

As drip irrigation systems become more user-friendly, more individuals are successfully designing and installing systems themselves and saving the expense of hiring irrigation professionals to accomplish these tasks. Most systems, in fact, can be installed quickly with no tools necessary other than a standard household pair of scissors. We have compiled some tips from installation […]

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