Amiran launches low cost irrigation kit to spur up new age farming
Agro inputs company Amiran Kenya has launched a low cost irrigation kit in a bid to entice more youths and farmers who cannot afford the more pricey kits at a time when changes in weather pattern is seeing farmers move to new age farming methods to ensure year round supply of their produce.
Dubbed Amiran Foundation Kit, the innovation is aimed at small scale farmers and beginners in agribusiness with limited land, water and finance to test and appreciate smart farming and therefore graduate to large scale agribusiness with larger farm inputs.
The kit is aimed at bridging the wide gap of affordability with most modern greenhouse kits costing over ten times compared to the foundation kit which is retailing at about Sh14,500. The higher prices for modern farming kits like green houses have barred many small…
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