Agriculture


2 years ago

Benefits of Fish Farming In Kenya

Fish farming in the country has had many advantages and that gives many people the reason to invest in it and make more profit in their life. It has been discovered that many farmers are setting up their own fish ponds in an effort to try and get ways of rearing fish. The various advantages of fish farming are outlined below.

Source of proteins

Health experts have recommended that a good balanced diet should always comprise of proteins and other types of nutrients. One way in which one can acquire nutrients to the body is by eating fish that is also delicious if well prepa  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Factors Governing Coffee Production In Kenya

Coffee farming is gaining a lot of popularity in the country making it crucial for farmers that wish to make profit from farming to invest in the business. It has been noted that for quite a long period of time, some factors need to be considered before one venturing into the business of planting and distributing coffee to factories.

Demand

A good farmer should plant crops that have huge demand by majority of people in the country. When demand is high, farmers can go ahead to venture into the business so as to be in good position to sale more coffee hence making much money  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

List Of Most Common Kenyan Delicacies

Kenya has very many delicacies that are unique to Kenya and a few African countries.they include the following

ugali

This is  staple food in Kenya which is  made from cornmeal that is added to boiling water which is heated until it turns into a dense block of cornmeal paste.An easy way of knowing if the ugali is ready to eat is by cutting a small piece of the paste and throwing it on a wall.If it sticks to the wall the ugali is not ready but if it falls down it is ready and can be served.It is mostly served with cooked vegetables or saucy stew.It is a very cheap   Continue reading ...


2 years ago

The Main Cash Crops In Kenya

Cash crop farming is one of the leading economic activities in Kenya , Kenya a country located within the tropics is preferably suitable for the growth of most crops available in the word. Agriculture is said to be the pillar of Kenya’s economy followed by tourism and other sectors hence the following are some of the cash crops grown in Kenya;

TEA

This is one of the most cultivated crops in Kenya and has served as a stable economy in the following areas of the country; Kericho, Bomet, Nyeri, Mt. Elgon, vihiga, Limuru, Kitale, Kirinyaga and various other small scare a  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Websites Providing Agricultural Information To farmers In Kenya

Agricultural being one of the most developed sector in the economy of Kenya has been able to produce the best quality in the country’s market and internationally. This is because the farmers in the country have been able to access the necessary tools that they require in the production of their specialized products. The farmers are able to know the methods that are required for the better crop yields.

Farmers have embraced the advancement in technology and thereby use the internet to acquire for any assistance that they need for their effective farming techniques. Due to the v  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

How Farmers Control Animal Pests and Diseases In Kenya

For a long time, animal diseases have affected farmers in  kenya in such a way that they end up getting little profit from the amount they have collected. It is therefore important that one applies the various ways that can be used to control the spread of animal diseases in the country in order to make more and obtain huge benefits from their livestock.

Avoid Mixing Farm Animals

Animals often contract diseases when they are allowed to interact with others inform of grazing. It is therefore important that one takes a close look on how they can avoid mixing their cattl  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Steps Used By University Students In Designing Websites In Kenya

 A lot of university students in kenya find it hard to make and create a particular website to be used in supplying information to their juniors. Making of a simple website in campus can follow the following set of procedures.

Planning the website

The fact includes thinking about the various issues that can be done to avoid further build up of problems. The issues include possible factors that can affect the design of various websites. Purpose of the website should then follow and later the characteristics of people that a person wants them to have should follow.

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2 years ago

How Farmers Prune Plants In Kenya

Pruning has for a longtime been one of the best ways of controlling the spread of infections such as fungus to plants. The method involves removing damaged branches in plants to encourage new growth and allow several other steps to be created from the tree. It is therefore important that the process be done in a more careful and proper manner. The following simple steps can help Kenyan farmers know how to prune their plants.

Thinning Out thick branches

The major problem attributed to the fact is that healthy trees need a lot of fresh air circulation around them .Most plant  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Problems Facing Agriculture In Kenya

Kenya is the largest agricultural country in the East African market. It is further the leading in exporting various manufactured goods to various countries that carry trade with it. However, despite the huge growth of agriculture in the country, the Kenyan market is experiencing a lot of hardships in creating more room for high production. The following are some of the major problems affecting the agricultural sector in the country.

Lack of Labor

Many Kenyans find it hard to venture into the agricultural sector by taking their time to supply the needed labor required for   Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Rabbit Breeds Used By Kenyan Farmers

Rabbit keeping is becoming popular in the country making it necessary for farmers to take a close interest in the project and earn money from it. The demand for rabbit meat is growing each and every day making it necessary for one to start looking for the animal species and find out the best breeds that are most demanded by consumers. The following list comprises of the best rabbit breeds that can be kept by any Kenyan farmer.

Alaska

The breed originated from Germany. It has an approximate size of 7-9Lb with a total of about 4.1kg.The breed belongs to those types that have  Continue reading ...