DRIPSOL COMPANY: SMALL OR BIG, WE WILL MAKE DRIP IRRIGATION WORK FOR YOU

 Article copied from Saturday Nation, The Seeds of Gold pull, Saturday November 26 2016 David Weru (29) and George Kiambuthi (28) are not only close friends, but also agribusiness partners. Ordinarily, you will meet them together, but then if you meet Weru alone, Kiambuthi is usually not far away. The 2013 graduates of Egerton University have cultivated their friendship ever since they studied water engineering at the college. After graduation, they got jobs in the…

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A to Z of growing onions

Growing big bulbs starts with good site selection. Ensure the planting site is not shaded, onions need the maximum number of hours of daylight to grow into big bulbs. Choose a site that gets plenty of direct sun. Prepare the soil so that it is loose and crumby. Dig a shallow trench that is approximately 4″inches deep and 4 inches ″wide. Add in compost or fertilizer and cover it loosely with 2 inches ″of soil….

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Clogged drip irrigation system? here’s how to clean it

Clogged drip irrigation system? here’s how to clean it

A drip irrigation system is a convenient way for plants in a garden or yard to get watered. By directing water near the ground to plants that need it, a drip system can reduce the growth of weeds and the risk of disease from overhead sprinkler watering. Water-soluble fertilizers may also be transferred to plants through such a system. Here are some ways to clean a clogged drip system. Steps 1. Flush a clogged emitter. Turn…

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Dripsol Company Reduces its drip kit prices

Dripsol Company Reduces its drip kit prices

Dripsol Company, a company dealing with customized drip irrigation kits based in Limuru has recently announced that it will be reducing its drip systems installation charges commencing mid August. This is in a bid to help small and medium scale farmers access professional irrigation services at an affordable cost. The company’s Technical lead Mr. David Weru, said that the prices will be more affordable since they have been able to partner with new suppliers who…

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Drip Irrigation

Drip Irrigation

Drip irrigation is a system that delivers water to the crop using a network of mainlines, sub–mains and lateral/drip lines with emission points spaced along their lengths. Each dripper/emitter supplies a measured and precisely controlled amount of water directly into the root zone of the plant. Water enter the soil from the emitters, moving direct into the root zone of the plants through the combined forces of gravity and capillary. In this way, the plant’s…

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