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FarmBiz TV:Red Valencia groundnut variety doubles yields compared to ancient varieties


By John Matava

The red valencia groundnut variety which takes 90 days to mature has become more popular to farmers over the cheplambus variety that matures in six months yielding 700kg per acre. With its high yield ability of at least 1.6 tones per acre,the Red Valencia  earns farmers sh3000 more over the cheplambus variety.

To get a greenhouse sheller machine that removes groundnut pods, contact  Pius Cheboi,Manager Homabay ATDC on 254(0) 723 396 972.

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