Crop Planning: Spring/ Summer Vegetable Planting Guide

Monday, October 16, 2017

Summer_Vegetable_Planting_Guide

Getting started with horticultural production (fruit and vegetable production) allows you to diversify your production and to earn more money from your farm/land. 

Below are 23 vegetables you can grow during the warm season and in some instances year-round. 

Organic Agriculture: Getting Started with Organic Farming

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Organic_Farming_in_Africa


Around the world, organic farming and the demand for organic food is on the rise.  The market for organic products particularly in the export market has skyrocketed as more consumers around the world have become more health conscious and discerning about the quality of food they eat. This shift in diets coupled with a growing interest in urban farming and a focus on farming practices that help combat climate change has led to a growth in interest in organic agriculture.

Emerging Farmer Podcast Episode 002: Financing Your Farm




In this second episode of the Emerging Farmer podcast, we cover financing your farm. 

You'll learn about sources of funds for getting started farming including:
  • Own resources
  • Family and friends
  • Partnering with another farmer
  • Contract farming
  • Bank loans
Did you like what you heard and want to learn more about starting a farm? Sign up for our 5-part email series "How to Start a Farm" for in-depth lessons on getting started. The course is free and you can check it out it here: http://bit.ly/2rgZjaG

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About Your Host


Kundai Musarurwa is the co-founder of Emerging Farmer. She is an award-winning young farmer, food entrepreneur and trainer that has been featured on farming shows on national television (ZBC).


Disclaimer: while Emerging Farmer does everything to ensure the accuracy of our guides, it is important to contact an agronomist or your Agritex officer for accurate recommendations for your farm. Emerging farmer takes no responsibility for any losses or damage incurred due to information in this guide.
 
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