You can have the best product but still miss out on how to create leads and sales as a farmer. You have to constantly look forward to connecting new people, creating new networks and finding spaces to grow your brand awareness and engagements that will ultimately lead to lead generation and sales.
Soil testing is the analysis of soil samples to determine the nutrient and contamination levels, mineral composition, and other characteristics such as the acidity or pH level. Soils contain nutrients, water, and living organisms that help create healthy and sustainable farms. By conducting a soil test, you will get the right information enabling you to make informed decisions like the quantity of fertilizer needed and the exact type that is needed to improve the soil on your farm thus minimizing expenditure.
Commonly known as pilipili hoho in Kenya, capsicum is a favorite spice for most Kenyan meals. Other people will refer to it as bell pepper, sweet pepper or just pepper.
Setting up a greenhouse is quite an achievement and the next question that comes is what measures will the farmer take to be a successful greenhouse farmer.
Agriculture in Kenya is regarded as a readily available economic activity and a means of wealth creation. New methods of farming such as greenhouse farming are readily adopted. The question remains how to time crops for those huge profits. To ensure you have achieved maximum profits, it is important to time your crops for peak season where the supply of farm produce is low and the demand is high.
A greenhouse is constructed of a frame and translucent material that allows the sun’s rays to penetrate and heat the interior providing optimal climatic conditions for the plants to thrive. It shields crops from excess cold or heat and unwanted pests and makes it possible to grow crops year-round. The commonly used framing material is either wood or metal. In our case, as Illuminum greenhouses we use the galvanized steel.
The role of a woman is crucial in the society. Her participation in agriculture cannot be ignored either.
Once you have set up that dream greenhouse, it is every farmer’s dream to get a return on their investment and also start making profits! The question always remains how? Don’t worry we have all the answers right for you.
Farming has continuously evolved from the simple methods to modern day use of machinery and other technologies such as greenhouses.
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