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Frustrated farmer abandons coffee, finds money in passion farming

Nyangaresi Nyamira turns passion fruit bushes at James Kiriago’s farm at Magwagwa, Nyamira County. Kiriago is making more money from the passion fruits unlike the coffee cash crop. Photo: Laban/Farmbiz Africa. A farmer from Nyamira County who made losses due to mismanagement and factory bean robbers in the coffee sector shunned the crop for passion …

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Grafting watermelon provide protection against soil-borne diseases increasing yields

         Most farmers are beginning to understand that grafting crops especially at the rootstock brings extra qualities that the plant do not possess. This technique is now applied to a wide range varieties of watermelon to help in avoiding the risks of contracting root diseases like Fusarium thus increase yields. Starke Ayres …

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