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My journey from Sh. 500 to Sh. 50,000 profit in methi farming

Methi Farming: After post election violence in 2008, Elijah Mbugua was left with no option but to relocate from Eldoret town where he was selling second hand clothes to his rural home at Nyandarua. Here, he started growing corriander...

A to Z of chilli pepper farming in Kenya

Chilli Pepper Farming: Cayene Chilli farming is one of the most rewarding venture, especially due to the short duration it takes to mature and head to the market. Normally, it will take 3 to 6 weeks to mature. The...

How duo makes Sh. 200,000 a month from hydroponics farming

Hydroponics in Kenya: Childhood best friends Wachira Mwangi and Samuel Mbugua are teaching farmers a technique that may sound like the stuff of science fiction — growing crops without the use of soil and making a tidy sum out...

I started with Sh. 5,000 and became a millionaire from farming tomatoes

Profitable Tomato Farming in Kenya: BY SMART HARVEST - Nicholas Njagi's seven acre tomato farm located in Igamba-ng’ombe, Tharaka Nithi County, produces 400 boxes of tomatoes per acre and this season is no different. With seven acres under the crop, he harvests...

Best onion varieties in Kenya that will give you Sh. 800,000 per acre

Best onion varieties in Kenya: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes for their appetizing aroma and a baseline of sweet and earthly flavor. Most farmers in Kenya are tapping into the growing onion business by...

Company introduces employee outsourcing in the flower industry

Flower farms can now outsource employees from a pool created and managed by The Manpower Company The outsourcing model creates work opportunities for employees while affording employers flexibility; an invaluable benefit for industries that experience seasonality. “Our wide database of...

The secret to earning huge profits from farming mushrooms in Kenya

Farming Mushrooms in Kenya is still in its infancy stage although it is picking up as consumption rises. Two types of mushrooms are grown in the country; button and oyster. Of the two, button is the most popular with its...

How mushroom farming can make you a millionaire

Mushroom Farming: Mushrooms are highly nutritious and in high demand thus attracting more farmers in the venture. Mushrooms do not need plenty of land or rainfall as other crops. They can be grown even in huts as long as tone...

Onion Farming in Kenya 2019: Pests, diseases, problems and solutions

Onion Farming in Kenya 2019 : Onions and especially onions grown from sets, are usually trouble free. Seed grown onions being directly sown and in the same position for longer, tend to have more problems but seed grown onions...

Makueni Sunflower Farmers Reap From Partnership With DigiFarm

Safaricom, Bidco and Makueni County Government sign MOU to support farmers in the County. Makueni, Kenya – 28th March 2019… Over 600 Sunflower farmers in Makueni County are set to benefit from a partnership between Safaricom’s (NSE: SCOM) DigiFarm product, Bidco Africa and...
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