Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to Kill grasses only using an herbicide? If you have found yourself in such a situation you are in the right place. I clearly remember the day I found myself in this position. 2 weeks earlier, I had planted some yellow beans. The beans had germinated very well. In fact, the germination was almost 100%. But I had a problem. As the beans grew, grass weeds grew along with them. “What should I do to remove these nasty grass weeds?” I asked myself. Two options were available to me… Read post to find them out
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Are you interested in learning about kale marketing in Kenya? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve got all the info you need right here.
First things first, kale is a super popular and nutritious leafy green vegetable in Kenya. It’s high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a go-to choice for health-conscious folks in the country. Because of this, demand for kale has been on the rise and Kenyan farmers and marketers have been working hard to keep up with it.
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Irrigation increases crop profitability by allowing farmers to grow crops in areas with limited water resources, by providing a consistent and reliable water source for crops. This results in:
Increased crop yields: Irrigation allows farmers to grow crops in areas with limited water resources, increasing crop yields and profitability.
Improved crop quality: Irrigation allows farmers to control the amount and timing of water given to their crops, resulting in healthier plants and higher-quality crops.
Extended growing seasons: Irrigation allows farmers to grow crops during periods of drought or in regions with short growing seasons, increasing the amount of time during the year when crops can be grown and sold.
Diversification of crops: Irrigation allows farmers to grow a wider variety of crops, increasing the diversity of their income streams.
Lower production costs: Irrigation systems can be designed to be highly efficient, reducing water and energy costs for farmers.
Reduced risk of crop failure: Irrigation helps to ensure that crops have a consistent water source, reducing the risk of crop failure due to drought or other water-related issues.
It is worth mentioning that irrigation could also have some downsides such as water wastage, soil degradation, water pollution, and even water scarcity if not managed properly. Therefore, it is crucial to design, install and operate irrigation systems in an efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly way.Read More