Table of Contents Introduction to Lemon grass farming. 1 Lemongrass in Kenya. 2 Lemongrass varieties in Kenya. 3 How to propagate Lemon grass. 4 Field management. 6 Harvesting and Post-Harvest Handling. 6 Economics of lemongrass. 7 Cost Of Lemongrass Production in Kenya per acre. 7 Profitability of Lemongrass Farming in Kenya. 8 How to maximize […]


Vertical farming is the practice of growing crops on vertically stacked layers rather than on horizontal surfaces. This means growing crops on top of each other which allows for conservation of space and ability to easily control the growth of the crops and so produce more on less space. Vertical farms can be both indoor […]


Introduction Pumpkins are one of the oldest domesticated plants, since 7,500 to 5,000 BC. Pumpkin, though a vegetable, is actually a fruit, but with the nutrition of a vegetable. Although it is believed that pumkin originated in Mexico and South America, China is the leading producer of pumpkin followed by India. Pumpkin is the name […]


What is Soil Health A healthy soil is that which allows crops to grow to their maximum productivity without diseases and pests and without a need for supplementation. A healthy soil is teeming with bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, nematodes, and other tiny creatures that play important roles in plant health. How does a health soil look […]


INTRODUCTION Agriculture is one of the most important industries not only in Africa but also in the world. It is key to producing nutritious food and raw materials for agribusiness industries. It creates the much-needed direct employment as well as indirect employment. The structure of the agricultural world has really shifted in the past century. […]


Introduction Avocado is an important commercial fruit in Kenya both for local and export markets. The fruit is highly nutritious – rich in proteins and cholesterol free. Both large-scale growers and small-scale farmers cultivate it. The fruit is also a source of minerals e.g., magnesium, phosphorous, calcium & potassium and vitamins e.g. A, B1, B2, […]


Introduction Poultry farming is the art of keeping birds for production of meat, eggs, and feathers. In this regard there are several types of chicken to keep such as broilers for meat, layers for eggs, Indigenous chicken for both meat and eggs. You can also venture into poultry farming purely to offer incubation services for […]