Kenyans have woken up to agribusiness. A large number is considering greenhouse investment. It is a promising trade that prospers because of food insecurity issues. It has fascinated a large number of people who are not agriculturalists but would love to have make more capital to meet their daily demands. However, there are factors left out by those aspiring for the business. Here are the basic ones.
The capital one has will determine several factors of a greenhouse investment. The size of the greenhouse, the type of greenhouse one will afford in terms of quality and size. These should be considered to avoid overambitious plans that might cause financial strains. If well considered and executed, it should bring out the best from the finances.
The crops to grow
Greenhouses are known for their high production of tomatoes and flowers. Vegetables like kales also thrive. It is because the greenhouse conditions improves the environment to suit the production of these crops. To start a greenhouse farming, these are to be deliberated and proper steps taken on the methodology, care and pest controls.
The rate at which greenhouses are increasing is high and will demand more markets. These crops are also perishable and should be consumed as fast as they are harvested. It demands a quicker and larger market which demands an ideal consideration before one invests. Liaising with experts is a condition to enable them get to the market. Hotels and restaurants can also form a larger and trusted market for them.
Time of use.
Greenhouses have been modernized to last longer times. With such a possibility, the farmer should ensure maximum utilization of the investment before they can wear out. The shortest time a low quality greenhouse could take is one year. With the calculations of a Kenyan farmer, this should be able to make a reasonable profit.
Considering these factors for a greenhouse is necessary. The business is currently thriving and attracting a large number of people. If not well examined, it can run into losses.