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How To Start Profitable Snail Farming In Ghana

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Snail farming in Ghana is one of the most lucrative agri-business ideas for young farmers in Ghana. Snail farming is a practical and viable business venture that is yet to be fully explored in Ghana. Snail farming may not be the first thing that jumps to mind when thinking of profitable businesses to start in Ghana. This post will open your eyes to the amount of hidden-wealth that can be realized by starting a profitable snail farming in Ghana. Why Snail Farming? The market opportunity for snail farming in Ghana is huge but grossly underrated. Snails are a huge part of the diet in many parts of Ghana, although they are not always affordable and available all year round. If you rear snail in commercial quantity, hotels, and fast food restaurants will be your regular customers. In Ghana, the prices of raw, matured snails go for $1 to $2 depending on the size. However, the annual demand for snail in Ghana cannot be overemphasized. The international trade in snails is flourishing. The USA

Requirement To Start Cabbage Farming In Kenya

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Cabbage farming in Kenya is not yet very popular  because of the belief that it will not do well except in a place like certain parts. But quite recently a group of aggressive farmers have come out to prove this notion wrong. There are few farmers that have actually experimented on it and have proven it to be true, cabbage farming can be planted anywhere in Kenya with optimum success. Cabbage is a leafy vegetable from the family of Brassica. It is the head that is mostly eaten while the leaves are either cut out (dispose), use for compost manure, use in the feeding of animals etc. It grows better in a cool moist environment; the temperature is between 55-60 F. They are some species that accepts temperature within 20-25F. In Kenya, for you to find out or know exactly if cabbage consumption is high, is during festive periods such Christmas, Sallah etc. Cabbage is mostly used in salad preparation, food decoration, vegetables for soup/pottage and can as well be eaten raw. It contains calci

How To Start Strawberry Farming In Kenya: Everything You Need To Know

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Strawberry farming in Kenya is currently an untapped goldmine that few farmers and agribusiness investors are aware of. Although strawberry farming is not popular in Kenya the major set back is the poor knowledge of the farming process in Kenya. Many Kenyan farmers have no idea of how to cultivate strawberries for cash. The purpose of this article is to help provide you with the needed information and guidance on how to succesfully start strawberry farming in Kenya. Every bit of information about strawberry farming will be provided you via this article so continue reading. In Kenya, starting strawberry farming business requires experience, and capital. You have to understand that it is not a walk in the park; therefore you need to be prepare. Business Opportunities in Strawberry Farming In Kenya The consumption of strawberries has been on the increase in Kenya unlike what we have seen in time past. Strawberry farming is gradually getting the attention needed to make it a very popular a

How To Start Mushroom Farming In Kenya

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Mushroom farming in Kenya is one of the farming business that holds high prospect but has never gained ground so far. Whether you decide to grow your mushrooms in your garden (for private consumption) or in a big farm (for commercial use), it is important that you know some important steps to take when growing mushroom. Only few that are into mushroom farming in Kenya are making serious money and the process of starting mushroom farm is quite simple. Another good thing about mushroom farming is that it is not capital intensive. And the demand for mushrooms is quite high in the market. You can be making as high as one million every 3 months if you take up mushroom farming now in commercial quantity. What Is a Mushroom? A mushroom is a kind of fungi that grows on the soil or on the body of its food, usually decaying tree trunks. It is the fleshy part of the fruiting body of a fungus. Aside from the delicious taste of edible mushrooms, it also has numerous health benefits. The button mush

Rabbit Farming In Kenya: Step By Step Guide

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Rabbit farming in Kenya is one of the aspects of a successful agricultural business that you can be involved into. Over one million tons of rabbit meat is consumed every year. That`s a great source of income in Kenya. Moreover, rabbits can be used not only as meat, but a great source of fur, and you can even raise them to be home pets! What is Rabbit Farming? It`s a commercial rearing of rabbits, primary for sale purposes. You can breed them to sell their meat or fur. Rabbit Farming in kenya does not involve many expenses in the production of rabbits. Moreover, the nature of rabbits and their breeding preferences can certainly help a newbie in the business. Risks of Rabbit Farming In Kenya: 1.You should construct rabbits` cages difficult to be penetrated by intruders. 2. Rabbits can be eaten or killed by almost any other animal. Therefore, insects, soldier ants, and snakes can easily destroy rabbit breeds. 3. Infections can easily infect your rabbits. Therefore, watch carefully after a

Watermelon Farming In Kenya: Step By Step Guide

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Watermelon farming in Kenya is one of the mainstay of agriculture in the country. This is so because the country is gradually witnessing a shift from crude oil focused exports, to agricultural produce focused exports. This has seen an increase in the level of foreign exchange earned by Kenya, and by extension the farmers. Poverty is being reduced to a bare minimum through this. In this article, we will focus on an agricultural produce which is in high demand both domestically and internationally. This produce is non other than watermelon. The watermelon fruit is highly nutritious as well as having the much needed water to hydrate your body. Due to its high nutritious content it is recommended by nutritionists to to be taken as often as possible. Some Nutritious Benefits of Watermelon: Having introduced the subject of our discussion, let’s check out some nutritious benefits of this fruit to the body. Why is watermelon a highly desirable fruit? It is simply because it is made up of 92% w

Garlic Farming In Kenya (Everything You Need To Know)

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Garlic farming in Kenya is another goldmine you are letting slip right through your fingers. This very profitable vegetable of the Allium family is widely seen as good health enhancing supplements for humans. It will interest you to know that garlic has antioxidant properties which helps maintain good blood circulation. Garlic also helps in maintaining the good functioning of the heart and the immune systems. What is holding you from venturing into garlic farming in Kenya?   The objective of this article is to provide you with adequate information regarding garlic farming in Kenya. In this article, you will get to know most of the things about the following: Garlic yield per hectare The economic importance of garlic Garlic farming in Kenya Where does garlic grow? How much is a bag of garlic in Kenya Just keep reading as you are going to be amazed at the profit potential of garlic farming in Kenya. How To Start Your Garlic Farming Business In Kenya For you to be successful in any busine