Kenya’s flower farms are arguably some of the most technologically classy entities, the country is proud off. From hydroponics, fertigation, energy conservation to modernized greenhouses these farming techniques have soar the country to be among the best flower producer globally ...
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The season for mango harvesting is at the peak for most of the major mango growing regions in the country. Farmers are grappling with the question of post- harvest losses and many are left wondering what do with the bumper ...
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Bosman Van Zaal and Hoogendoorn Growth Management have a wealth of experience in various African counties. Together with Green Farming partners they have been involved in a range of projects in Africa often in collaboration with local authorities. Dutch horticultural ...
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When Wandai Michuki grabbed a horticulture magazine to read while performing her daily office chores, little did she know what to expect. While perusing page after page sampling fascinating articles offering hands on information that can be used by horticulture ...
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Mango industry in Kenya has grown significantly over the last few years; in size, geographical location, commercial as well as homestead cultivations. Growing of mangoes in Kenya is not only taking place in Coastal, and Ukambani region but also has ...
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The second edition of Flower Logistics Africa (FLA) and Perishable Logistics Africa (PLA) was held on the 22nd and 23rd November 2017 respectively at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi. The event brought together players in the horticulture industry value ...
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Eteina Seedling Raiser is a farm based at Kinanie village in Machakos County. This the brain child of Noah Nasiali who saw the need to help farmers get credible seedlings. His farm is an awesome sight of lush healthy green ...
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Valentine season is here with us. This occasion globally is considered a major floral day. This is the time when red roses are on high demand and flower growers are extremely busy to meet the surging demand of roses. Porini ...
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Cosmocel, a well reputable Mexican agricultural company that specializes in plant nutrition, has officially launched its products in Kenya. This inaugural launch was officially unveiled on 17th January 2018 at Simba lodge, Naivasha and will be followed by other launches ...
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Flowers, chocolates, cards, candlelit dinners and other emotional blissful goodies usually fill the 14th day of February every year. It's a tradition that dates back to ancient years for love birds to openly express their cupid affection to their loved ...
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By Bob Koigi Over 500 smallholder farmers in Eastern Kenya have found ready market for their horticultural produce, thanks to an automated air drier that is also shielding them from market glut and post-harvest related losses that account for up ...
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When one pays a visit to Kingdom Farm owned by Mr.Gathogo, you simply marvel. The farm which is located at Beggi area in Gilgil, Nakuru County produces tomatoes all year round. This he attributes to the high demand of tomatoes ...
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Roses grown at high altitudes are known for their longer stems, larger heads, brighter colors and thicker foliage. High altitudes areas are characterized of cool and rich fertile soils but growers in these areas require high crop managerial skills to ...
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Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is one of the major food legumes widely grown in the world. In Kenya, beans are produced in most households and are the second most important food crop after maize .Beans are very versatile in ...
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Exhibition expansion Bosman Van Zaal, Hoogendoorn Growth Management, LudvigSvensson and for the first time Bercomex joined in on the 15th Naivasha Horticultural Fair in Kenya. For all of us this is the main event which shows products and services from ...
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Article by Ruth Vaughan Technical Director,Crop nuts This is a story that is told a lot!  However there is more and more pressure to reduce our reliance on pesticides!  There is increasing pressure to limit pesticide residues in roses to ...
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Flower farms in Kenya are producing high quality roses by adopting technologies that target environmental conservation. From hydroponics, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to Sky Train flower transporting system, flower farms have come of age instilling fresh breath. At PJ Dave ...
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  One on one with Jesse Mwangi, Tissue Culture Banana “agroprenuer”             What is plant tissue culture cultivation? Plant tissue culture is the rapid multiplication of plantlets using aseptic biological methods. The plantlets are grown in an artificial medium which ...
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Cabbage is one of the most popular vegetable in our meals .In Kenya, this crop is grown by small, medium and few large scale farmers. Due to its high demand particularly in urban areas, cabbage farming has become very ideal ...
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Avocado farming in Kenya presents a good opportunity venture not only for large scale growers but also to a growing population of small scale farmers. This is because the country’s domestic and export market is growing at a high rate, ...
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