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How to make money from Tomato farming.

Farming is one the best paying businesses in the world. Its is not just for the need of money but also the provide food to the society. Tomatoes always have high demand in the market.Almost every family consumes tomatoes every day. This indicate that tomatoes can make big profit when grown in large quantities.Tomatoes do well in acidic soils. There are several varieties that do very well in East Aftrica soils, these incrudes Rio grande and Kilele F1.The two varieties are said to resistance to disease such as Tomato bright and Bacteria wilt.It is always wise to search for a good variety in the market. Most companies that do pack these seeds mostly pack in 10g, 50g 100g and mach more. You can acquire the quantity you require according to your garden. When you buy the seed you can now prepare a raised seed bed.The seed bed should be 15cm from the ground. The seeds should be laid just one cm in the soil, this will help to increase the rate of germination. When buried deep in the soil the seeds germinate at a low rate.The seed germinate after 8 days and should be planted after one month when they are at a height of 15cm from the soil. When transplanting the seedlings its one should apply DAP fertilizer at low rate. After 3 weeks you can top up using CAN fertilizer. Tomatoes are ready for the market after two and half months. One should keep spraying with fungicides to reduce infections.Hope this information was helpful. Please share.

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