Hortfresh Journal

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Mboga Tuu outstandingly growing Runner beans

Different ecological zones favor diverse crops; for instance, runner beans (Phaseolus Coccineus) are known to flourish in cold altitudes. Mboga Tuu, Kitengela farm, Kajiado County, is a hot and dry environment but they are farming runner beans; thanks to the...

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Richard says, NHFair is social and Professional

It’s that time of the year that agri-business players stump their presence in one of key horticultural fair in the world; Naivasha Horticultural Fair, that is taking place from 23rd to 24th September at Naivasha Sports Club. This event is...

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Optimize your greenhouse control during summer

In summer period the control of greenhouse climate requires a different strategy to avoid plant stress for example, caused by an increase in temperature and radiation. Hoogendoorn, worldwide producer of automation solutions, provides tips to optimize your greenhouse control during...

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From Oserian with ten lessons for you

On Thursday I found myself at Oserian Development Company Limited, or simply Oserian Flowers, in Naivasha. Numerously feted as the best employer (National Farmers Awards 2014), most innovative African Producer (Sainsbury’s Supermarket of the UK) for level of commitment to...

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East Africa’s EU trade agreement in peril

For the last decade the East African Community (EAC) and the EU have been negotiating an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that would allow tariff and quota free trading between the two trading blocs. The EAC is made up of five...

What options are there for Kenya in regard to EPA

What options are there for Kenya in regard to EPA

Kenya may abandon 10 years of negotiating Economic Partnership Agreement trade deal with the European Union as part of the regional East African Community bloc and go it alone, to avoid having duties of as much as 30 percent slapped...