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OxfarmAg December Hass avocado farming deal

HOW PREPARED WERE YOU FOR THE SHORT RAINS?

Let’s be honest, you weren’t. Right? The rainfall patterns have been erratic this year in a manner that most farmers did put a hold on their farming projects and some might have even lost hope in farm.

But you know what? At Oxfarm we didn’t despair, we kept working and strategizing how we will be of help to our farmers just in case the rains came abruptly by designing fruit packages of high economical value.

HASS AVOCADO. Heard of it? Globally known as the “Green Gold”. Yes, I know now you wondering how can gold be green. And here is where your attention is needed most.

An acre of land accommodates 150 Hass avocado trees with a spacing of 5m by 5m. These trees mature after 3 years (first harvest) producing around 50-60 fruits. Looks low, right? But what you do not know is a these keep growing, production per tree keeps increasing in the sense that when this tree reaches it’s 6th, 7th & 8th year per tree you will be harvesting over 500 fruits with farm gate price per fruit ranging between 10/ – 20/- depending with the demand Vs Supply.

  • Arithmetically on the lower case an acre produces;
    1st of production  Yr= 50 ×150=7,500 fruits
    7500 × 10= Ksh. 75,000/-
  • 2nd Yr of production =100 *150=15,000 fruits
    15,000 × 10= Ksh. 150,000
  • 6th Harvest = 500*150=75,000
    75,000 × 10=750,000/-

Ain’t this just lucrative?

This December we have a great deal in our avocado package.
With your one acre of land we can provide you with the following at your comfort at Ksh 40500.

–> Free Agronomical farm advice from our Agronomist.
–> Free Langstroth beehive,
–> 10 free fuerte seedlings,
–>150 Certified Hass seedlings per acre,
–> Organic Manure per hole
–> Digging of 150 holes mixing with organic manure plus planting,
–> Lifetime Agronomical support
–> Post harvest market linkages for your Hass avocado fruits produce

Do yo think is a great deal, engage us today. Pay 80% with remaining pay after we complete the project.

For more information.
Email info@oxfarm.co.ke
Contacts 0740000044 / 0706222888 / 0710588060 / 0769623300 / 0742194880

WhatsApp Link HERE

What customer say about us

The professionalism required in planting stage of avocado farming is what made me outsource the work to Oxfarm. Their agronomist are best in responding to issues affecting us on the farm.

Paul Wambugu
Manager - Kazi farm Nakuru

They came to my farm did as i was promised and now i have 2 years old avocado orchard. Thanks to Oxfarm.

Suhayla H Abdul
Farmer

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Huduma Day Offer

Huduma day previously known as Moi day is fast approaching, what’s more enticing than looking forward to a special long weekend?

OxfarmAg presents to you a Huduma day package,

– 20 Golden Hass avocado

– 15 purple passion

– 10 Tree tomato

– 2 guavas

All these at Kshs. 5,000 only…

And because it Huduma day we will give you free;

2 Washington Oranges

 3 Sweet yellow passions

Plus Free transport

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For vigorous growth tree tomatoes prefer subtropical climate.

Tree tomatoes prefer subtropical climate. For vigorous growth, they require well-drained fertile soil which is rich in organic matter. The soil must be permeable since the plants are not tolerant to water-logging.

Tree tomatoes grow naturally on soils with a pH of 5 to 8.5 and do not tolerate tightly compacted soil. Although they can be planted under irrigation, rainfall between 600 and 4000 millimeters is suitable. The crop cannot survive in areas with prolonged drought and must have ample water during the dry season. Application of mulch retains moisture in a tree tomato plantation and also reduces weed growth.

Annual temperatures between 15 and 20 °C are ideal for tree tomato production. It is intolerant to frost (below -2 °C) and drought stress. Tree tomatoes grow well in altitude of between 1,500m to 3,000M above sea level.

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Did you know that Mango intake is therapeutic?


The History of Mango Fruit

The history of the mango tree can be traced back to the Bronze Age, or almost 4,000 years ago. Originally, a native of southern Asia, especially eastern India, the mango tree was introduced to Southeast Asian countries by Buddhist monks. Later, it was brought to Africa by the Portuguese, from where the mango tree spread across the world.

The English word ‘mango’ is an adaption of the Malayalam name for the fruit, which is ‘maanga‘. A member of the Anacardiaceae, or the cashew family, the scientific name of mango is Mangifera indica.

What are the medicinal benefits of mango leaves?

Now that you know the health benefits of eating mango, let’s look at some of the medicinal uses of mango leaves:

  • Decreases blood pressure: Extract of mango tree leaves has antihypertensive properties. As a result, having tea made with mango leaves a few times a day helps in decreasing blood pressure.
  • Helps in controlling diabetes: Tender mango leaves which are pink or purple in color are rich in tannins and anthocyanins. Juice of these mango leaves taken on an empty stomach in the morning helps in controlling blood sugar levels.
  • Treats oral problems: Clean a few old/mature mango leaves and boil them in water until the water turns slightly yellow. Add some salt to this water and rinse the mouth with it.
  • Eliminates free radicals: Mango tree leaves contain antioxidants and vitamin C. Consuming mango leaf extract can help eliminate free radicals and protect the body from oxidative damage.
  • Cleanses the stomach: Soak a few mango leaves in warm water and leave them overnight. Consuming this water on an empty stomach in the morning helps in cleansing the stomach and flushing out toxins from the body.

Other health benefits include;

  • Prevents anemia: Mango is rich in iron. Also, the vitamin C present in mango increases the absorption of iron.
  • Improves digestion: Being rich in fiber and polyphenols, mango aids in decreasing constipation and inflammation of the bowels.
  • Helps gain weight: Consuming mango with milk helps in nourishing the body and gaining weight.
  • Boosts immunity: Apart from vitamin C, mango also contains folate, zinc and vitamin B6. All these contribute greatly towards strengthening the immune system
  • Improves eyesight: Presence of an abundance of carotenoids which help in improving eyesight.
  • Keeps heart healthy: Mango is a good source of selenium and B6, both of which promote heart health.

What are the useful parts of the mango tree?

  • Mango bark: Consuming the powder of dried mango bark provides relief from diarrhea.
  • Mango gum: The gum obtained from the bark of the mango tree can be applied on cracked feet and areas affected by scabies.
  • Mango sap: The juice that oozes from the branch after plucking a mango can be applied on bee stings to relieve pain.
  • Mango seed: Obtained from mango seed, mango butter can be applied on the skin to soothe sunburns, remove and prevent stretch marks, heal scars and reduce wrinkles. It can also be used as a hair moisturizer. Mango seed extract has proved helpful in losing weight and decreasing obesity.

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Thinking decades ahead Flourishing in the future of Macadamia


Are you a future focused farmer?

Do you believe in investing for generational benefit?
Let me explain about sustainable Macadamia farming as a business.

It’s not a quick return investment that you plant today and you become millionaire after a month.

This investment need patience since from your initial investment, you get first returns after 3-4 years. And still you will have to wait another three years for you to break even and be profitable.

But why should you invest in this long term project of macadamia farming.

This is a sustainable agribusiness with guaranteed income like the case of real estate.
Once you employ the patience needed you will be in for good ride.

An acre of land holds 80 macadamia trees. With good agricultural practices and weather, each tree can produce between 60kgs – 120Kgs per year of macadamia nuts at maturity.
A kg of macadamia retails between Ksh 100 to Ksh 200.

This has potential to earn you the farmer Ksh (480,000 – 1.9M) per year.

Macadamia tree has a life span of more that 40 years. You will be pocketing above amount per year from your one acre, if you have bigger sized farm the better.

Investing your land under macadamia does not limit you, you have options to intercrop.
Our OxfarmAg agronomists will advice you better.

Depending on your region initial startup cost include. Land, irrigation system, land preparation, certified seedlings, and management.
Other recurring cost after the initial investment are weeds control, irrigation, pruning and general management.

Our estimation for an acre from land buying to setting up a system in place plus fencing ranges between (1m – 3m)

We came up with a package that helps farmer during initial setup stage that ensures farmer save on time and cost. We call it Oxfarm Macadamia Package. We assume a farmer has land, irrigation system and has done initial land ploughing.


Our agronomists will visit your farm for further advise as to how best you can make use of your farm.

This is what is inclusive of the macadamia package

  • Free consultancy (Normally we charge 5,000 but now it’s free)
  • Free beehive ( SAVE Ksh 6500)
  • 80 certified Macadamia nuts seedlings. (Discounted at 15%)
  • Organic manure (earthlee) per holes (Equivalent to a bucket of normal manure). (Discounted at 50%)
  • Labor (measurement and digging of planting holes, mixing and soil treatment, planting) (discounted at 50%)
  • Market connection
  • Life time free agronomy support.

All these you get at a cost of 37600 exclusive of transport.
You can also opt to buy seedlings which we sell at Ksh 350 but we have discounted them for this season at Ksh 295 if you pick them in any of our demo farms. ( Nairobi, Nyeri, Nakuru or Eldoret)
Talk to us 0706222888/ 0740000044

Or WhatsApp us for details https://wa.me/254706222888

More about macadamia package http://oxfarm.co.ke/shop/oxfarm-packages/macadamia-farming-package/

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POMEGRANATE FRUIT

Pomegranate plant is a small shrub with a maximum height of 10mtrs, our variety is Wonderful which goes for Kshs. 300 per seedling, it grows in semi-arid areas and can survive in both Alkaline and acidic soils, but extremely good in well drained heavy loam soils. Ph. of the soil between 6.5 and 7.5.
Best propagation is through stems or cuttings, the plant survives for a duration of about 28-35 years so it’s important to ensure on the PH right, and to add sufficient Nutrients and manure to the soil prior to planting. Proper ploughing and establishing the nutrients will help in better root system and water management.

To purchase this fruit and to find out more about this fruit, kindly Call/Text/Whatsapp us on 0706222888

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Loquat fruit

Here are some of the Amazing Benefits of the loquat fruit.

1. Loquats help reduces the risk of developing cancer

2. Promotes bone health

3. Helps with Diabetes

4. Loquats helps Reduce Weight and Improves digestion

5. Keeps Cholesterol at a Healthy Level.

6. Loquat Fruit enhances Immunity.

7. Ideal for the Circulatory system.

8. Loquat Fruit Boosts Brain Functionality

9. Ideal for Sight

10. Excellent for Healthy Eating

11. Reduces Blood Pressure

And Finally did you know that you can make tea with Loquat leaves? so that’s the 12th benefit.

For more information about the Loquat fruit and also to make your purchases please click on the link below.
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Some of the Major benefits of the Pomegranate Fruit.

Some of the Major benefits of the Pomegranate fruit.

1. Antioxidants

Pomegranate seeds get their vibrant red hue from polyphenols. These chemicals are powerful antioxidants.

2. Vitamin C

The juice of a single pomegranate has more than 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C.

3. Cancer prevention

Pomegranate may help stop the growth of prostate cancer cells.

4. Alzheimer’s disease protection

The antioxidants in the fruit and their high concentration are believed to stall the progress of Alzheimer disease and protect memory.

5. Digestion

Pomegranate can reduce inflammation in the gut and improve digestion.

6. Anti-inflammatory

Pomegranate is a powerful anti-inflammatory because of its high concentration of antioxidants.

7. Arthritis

Flavonols in pomegranate may help block the inflammation that contributes to osteoarthritis and cartilage damage.

8. Heart disease

Pomegranate juice helps protect the heart and arteries.

9. Blood pressure

Eating pomegranate daily may also help lower systolic blood pressure.

10. Antiviral

Pomegranate can prevent illness and fight off infection

11. Vitamin-rich

Pomegranate is a good source of folate, potassium, and vitamin K.

12. Memory

Drinking 8 ounces of pomegranate juice a daily may improve learning and memory,

13. Endurance and sports performance

Pomegranate helps reduce soreness and improve strength recovery. It also decreases oxidative damage caused by exercise.

14. Sexual performance and fertility

Pomegranate concentration of antioxidants and ability to impact oxidative stress make it a potential fertility aid. Oxidative stress has been shown to cause sperm dysfunction and decrease fertility in women.The juice has also been shown to help reduce oxidative stress in the placenta. Drinking pomegranate juice can also increase testosterone levels in men and women, one of the main hormones behind sex drive.

15. Diabetes

Pomegranate may help decrease insulin resistance and lower blood sugar.

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THE NEW GOLD MINE

Did you know that Dragon fruit farming is one of the most profitable fruit farming venture in Kenya? One stool of 2 plants can give you about 20 fruits each season. On average, each fruit weighs about 500g. That means each stool will give you approximately 10 kgs every year. If you sell at a wholesale price of 500 per kg, you will be earning Ksh5,000 per stool. One acre accommodates 2,000 stools at a spacing of 1m between the stools and 2m between the lines. That translates to Ksh10 million per year from one acre.

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Commercial Kiwi fruit Farming

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi is a medicinal fruit that is native to China and most parts of southern Asia. Today, large scale kiwi farming is done in New Zealand, France, Chile, and Italy. Kiwi is a perennial deciduous plant that produces round fruits with a pleasant, unique sour taste and short hairs. It thrives in warm areas with high humidity. Over the past few years, the demand for the fruit has increased rapidly in the local and export markets due to its nutritional value and health benefits.

Health benefits of Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi fruit is highly nutritious and contains a large percentage of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B1 and 2. Vitamin C is important in the body since it reduces the risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease, and chronic diseases in the circulatory system. Also, it enhances the health of teeth, iron absorption, and helps in the maintenance of healthy bones, and healing of wounds. Besides, it contains phosphorus, magnesium, sugar, iron, and calcium. With a low-calorie content and a high nutritional content, Kiwi fruits enhance the overall healing effect on the body.

Degrees of fruit maturity

There are three degrees of fruit maturity in Kiwi harvest management. The first degree is botanical maturity which takes place when the fruit has attained the final size and shape. At this time, nutrients have stopped flowing into the fruits. The second degree is usable maturity which occurs when the fruits are fully developed and are ready for consumption. At this time, the fruits have attained all the ideal qualities in the fruit content such as smell, taste, strength. The third degree is technological maturity which indicates the degree of ripeness of the fruits for consumption. Fruits should be harvested when they have fully ripened and sufficiently softened. Harvesting the fruits too early makes them lose their weight excessively and results in a lot of post-harvest losses since such fruits are not durable in storage. Kiwi fruits are sensitive to freezing and frost hence should be grown in areas that are less prone to frost. Farmers should ensure that they plan their markets early enough to prevent post-harvest losses and to ensure that they are taken to the market early enough.

Commercial kiwi Fruit harvesting

On most occasions, harvesting kiwi fruits can be a complicated task, especially when growing the fruits for commercial purposes. The advancements in agricultural technology have led to the introduction of a harvesting tool called a refractometer. This tool is used by commercial kiwi farmers to measure the sugar levels in the fruit to determine whether it’s mature enough to be harvested. Home gardeners require extensive knowledge of kiwi fruits to know when the fruits are fully mature. In some cases, the fruit might have attained the full size, but it’s mature enough for harvesting. Kiwi fruits should be harvested when it fully softens off the vine. Unlike other fruits, kiwi fruits fully ripen after they have been removed from the vine. After harvesting, the fruits should be stored in areas with high humidity and cold temperatures. This helps in preserving them longer for up to 4 – 6 months.

Retailing at competitive prices in the export market, Kiwi farming can be a lucrative venture for smallholder and largescale farmers. Kiwi farming requires skill and expertise. Apart from quality kiwi seedlings, Oxfarm Ag Ltd provides you with soil testing services, farm inputs such as irrigation and fertigation systems at competitive prices, and agronomy support to ensure that you achieve success in Kiwi farming.