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Starke Ayres

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Naivasha farmer earns Sh175,000  a season from a three-quarter acre onion farm

Part of Harrisom Muriuki’s onion farm at Karai in Naivaha. He has alredy harvested 1.5 tonnes of the crop and sill expecting to harvest one tonne at the end of the season. Photo courtecy.  Harrison Thiongo is now earning over Sh175,000 per season after adopting open field onion farming last year to diversify his sources …

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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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