Category: irrigation tips

Advantages of using a Solar Pump for your Farm

A reliable and clean water supply is an essential need in Kenya but a large number of people currently lack this basic provision. Solar water pumps is a socially and environmentally attractive technology to supply water in Kenya. Especially if the need for water is in remote locations in Kenya which are beyond the reach […]

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How Drip Irrigation Increases Your Crop Yields

A farmer in Kenya who can do a thorough job of watering with hose in hand is rare indeed. Assuming that the hose spews out about 11 litres a minute in a circle a bit bigger than a metre in diameter, I roughly calculate that the farmer would have to stand immobile for more than […]

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Graduate Farmer Gravity Drip Irrigation Kit

The preferred economical solution for smallscale farmers in Kenya; Saves water Increases yields and improved crop Precise water and fertilizer Excellent water Uniformity at low operation Easy installation, opertion and Kit assemblies for different Plot Less disease due to underground Irragation Reduced weed growth No need for pressurized water source The concept of Gravity Drip […]

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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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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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