Types of Farming

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Chia FAQs Q1) What is the best soil to grow chia in? Chia grows in almost any soil. Its a hardy plant that can do well just about anywhere, as long as there is some little water to get the seeds sprouting. However, use organic manure to get the best produce. Q2) Does it require heavy rainfall? No. Chia requires ...

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[Discussion] Kuroiler Chicken

I just came across this on Facebook and thought I should share. Are these statements true about this breed of chicken? Share your thoughts:   Post by Ol-Njoro Poultry Farms, Thika via Facebook Why Kuroiler breed of improved kienyeji chicken is so popular world over? 1. FAST MATURITY- KUROILER Matures(Laying eggs) in 4 &1/2 Months compared to the 1Year for ...

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How to grow flax for flax seeds in Kenya

Growing Flax – A summary; Flax takes about 2 – 3 weeks to germinate when you plant the seeds. It also takes about 100 days to harvest. Flax requires a full sun and light watering all through the entire growth period. It also does well in well drained soils that are rich in organic matter. You can plant it directly in ...

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Black Seed Farming in Kenya

black seeds

Black seeds (Nigella sativa), also referred to as black cumin, or ḥabbatu l-barakah, or black caraway, among many other names, is an annual flowering herb. It is, in some quarters, referred to as the miracle cure which can cure any illness except death. This magical plant is said to help with treating very many conditions, diseases and illnesses; from cancers ...

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Kari Improved Kienyeji Chicken Farming

Kari Improved Kienyeji Chicken Farming

Kari improved kienyeji chicken farming involves a new breed of chicken which offers better yield. Kari improved kienyeji chicken, is an indigenous breed developed by researchers who, for over a period of ten years, studied the characteristics of indigenous breeds In Kenya. The researchers came up with a breed that produces more eggs and meat and can be reared all ...

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Pumpkin Farming in Kenya

Pumpkin Farming in Kenya

Pumpkin farming in Kenya has been going on for a long time. It is a member of the squash family and in Kenya; it is among the first foods introduced to a toddler during or after breastfeeding. It is has a smooth thick skin and comes in different colors. There are green, yellow or orange pumpkins. In Kenya, pumpkins are ...

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Coriander Farming in Kenya

Coriander Farming in Kenya

Coriander farming in Kenya can help you yield high returns in a short period of time. Coriander is a herb that grows in cool climate. It contains protein, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates. It helps reduce coughs, skin disorders, diarrhea, cholesterol and high blood pressure. It can be crushed into a powder and added to food. It is known as Dhania ...

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Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkins

health benefits of eating pumpkin

Pumpkin Eating Health Benefits There are various health benefits of eating pumpkin. Pumpkins are grown during the warm season and they are full of nutrients. This delicious food is added to salads or soups. Its seeds can be added to baking ingredients or roasted and eaten as snacks. Pumpkin seeds are full of nutrients and can be roasted and added ...

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Health Benefits of Butternut Squash

health benefits of butternut squash

Health Benefits of Eating Butternut Squash There are lots of health benefits of butternut. Butternut squash is one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. This vegetable has been known since the 1940s. It is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. It tastes sweet and its calorie count is low. Consuming vegetables and fruits is healthy for your body ...

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Butternut Squash Farming in Kenya

butternut squash farming in Kenya

Butternut squash farming in Kenya can be done by both small scale and large scale farmers in Kenya. Butternut squash, also known as butternut pumpkin, is a type of squash that grows on a vine. Its leaves are heart-shaped and broadly rounded. It has flowers that are yellow to deep orange in colour. It is a good source of vitamin ...

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