Irrigation

Best drip irrigation system

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Best drip irrigation system The drip irrigation system is a type of irrigation that involves delivering water onto the soil at very low rates from small outlets fitted on to a drip tape also known as emitters. The emitters The emitters ensure that water is directly delivered to the planted crops. this is done according […]

Drip Irrigation

Shade Net Farming In Kenya

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     SHADE NET FARMING SYSTEM IN KENYA Shade net farming system is the method of farming in which net is used on top of metallic or wooden structures instead of green house polythene cover. They (shade net) are made of synthetic fibers that are ultra-violet light treated. These materials come with long life span […]

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Greenhouse onion farming

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GREENHOUSE ONIONS FARMING IN KENYA Greenhouse onion farming is the current method of growing onions in enclosed polythene sheeting structure. Generally, onions farming are best recommended to be done in the green houses. Greenhouse provides good climate and conditions necessary for the growth of onions. THE BENEFITS OF GROWING CROPS IN A GREENHOUSE Over time, […]

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Irrigation In Kenya

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 IRRIGATION IN KENYA The total area equipped for irrigation for Kenya was initially 23,000 hectares. The total area equipped for irrigation in Kenya increased from 23 thousand hectares in 1968 to 151 thousand hectares in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 4.00%. Irrigation is the artificial application of water in a controlled amount […]

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Sprinkler Irrigation System

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Sprinkler Irrigation system in Kenya Sprinkler irrigation system is yet another common irrigation system that you could install on your farm to compensate for the low rains that Kenya has been experiencing for quite some time. Actually, a sprinkler irrigation system can be termed to be the opposite of a drip irrigation system. This type […]

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take offs as an irrigation tool

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Takeoffs as an irrigation equipment takeoffs as irrigation equipment is a plastic fitting that connects the main pipe with a dripping tap  They come in different sizes, but most common are 8mm(eight-millimeter),12mm(twelve millimeters) and 16mm (millimeter). Currently, 16mm (millimeter) takeoff is the most common in the market and most preferred by most farmers. This comes […]