Mock Farm Audits

By Newton Oluoch Preparation for audits can be challenging and time-consuming. At Benok Exporters Ltd, we not only guide you towards compliance, we provide residential compliance and quality management systems to keep your business compliant at all times. In addition, we also carry out a pre-audit against all the major GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) and Food …

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HASS AVOCADO FARMING

By Stellah Jepkosgei Today in Kenya, more and more farmers are compelled to start growing improved avocado trees which will triple the country’s production rates for export. When planning to establish a new orchard you need to consider the following factors; soil type, climate and availability of irrigation water and also management skills required. It …

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Soil-free Technology

Hydroponics and Aquaponics explained Hydroponics and aquaponics are both soil-free methods of cultivating crops. The major difference between the two methods is that aquaponics integrates a hydroponic environment with aquaculture, the process of cultivating fish. It combines them to create a balanced ecosystem that benefits crops as well as the fish. In an aquaponics system, …

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Harvesting Spinach

WHEN TO HARVEST SPINACH: Harvest Spinach when the leaves are tender and big enough to eat. Spinach is ready for picking 56 days after sowing (planting the seed). Harvest Spinach 55 to 65 days after sowing for full-sized leaves with a thick midrib. HOW TO HARVEST SPINACH: If from garden; Harvest Spinach as close to …

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Capsicum farming

Capsicum farming like other types of farming requires that you test the soil and determine what micro nutrients to add. Contact us for Soil Testing and Analysis on 0700047095

Need to increase your production? Consider a drip irrigation system

The drip irrigation system is more versatile as gives the farmer the ability to choose the amount of water the farmer wants to feed an individual plant. More so, comparatively, very little water is applied at regular intervals in the form of water droplets through nozzles connected to tubes spread over the soil to irrigate …

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