“Starting a Potato Farm”
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  • michael simpasa said on October 1, 2013
    I want to be growing potatoes on a large scale. Please forward to me any information that will help me realize this dream. Regards, michael. I am a Zambian citizen based on the copperbelt(KITWE).
  • kenneth said on October 2, 2013
    I am a potato farmer in nakuru county kenya and would like to increase my acreage in potato farming hence looking for a partner to finance me further.
  • Michael Goredema said on October 9, 2013
    I am in Chinhoyi Zimbabwe, I need to to start a potato farming project. can you give me information on how to start potato production at a small scale, like on a one acre land or even in the back yard using sacks.
  • susan said on October 15, 2013
    i have a farm in molo kenya which i have planted around 5 acres of potato. i would like help in selling the potatoes and also marketing it.
  • Kudakwashe Gonese said on October 17, 2013
    Looking for a potato joint venture in Zimbabwe anyone looking for the land call anytime on +263773914011
  • Kenneth said on October 21, 2013
    I am a student in Egerton University taking agricultural based course and i would like to open a potato farm in Molo, kindly assist me on how to go with this. Thanks in advance.
  • Daniel Sakupwanya said on October 27, 2013
    Hie I want to grow potatoes in my backyard in sacks or bags kindly forward me the start up costs including seed, fertilizer, cheers
  • s madhixwa said on November 6, 2013
    I am in chegutu , i would like to all of the above and whether drip irrigation is suitable for potato growing. thank you Susan
  • Willling said on November 8, 2013
    I would like to know information about rowing potatoes in sacks and where i can get the information regarding this technology
  • kemmonye solomon said on November 9, 2013
    i'm a motswana lady who loves farming. i live in Botswana in the tuli block area. we have a farm just by Limpopo river. i would like to start farming potatoes and other crops but my main interest is potato. please advice. thank you. Kemmonye Solomon
  • Mrs Phiri said on November 12, 2013
    Please may I know if I can take Advantage of the rain to grow Potatoes in Zambia Chongwe area Since I don't have the Irrigation system. I have a farm And a desire to learn how to farm Potatoes. Please help.
  • bhoopendra sharma said on November 18, 2013
    i am growing potato in mathura uttar pradesh in india i want to start seed production so please give me advise
  • Beatrice Manyakara said on November 21, 2013
    Good day. I hope you are well. My name is Beatrice, I am writing you from Harare in Zimbabwe. May you send me detailed noted on growing potatoes in sacks. I would like to start as a small business. Kind regards, Beatrice
  • Petronella Goto said on November 25, 2013
    Hi I am in Zimbabwe and have a piece of land in Goromonzi. I would like to venture into potato farming and would like information on how to farm potato in Zimbabwe. The information should include start up costs, planting to harvesting. Thank you
  • charity said on November 28, 2013
    would like to venture into potato farming but am not sure if the soil and climate is suitable for this project and in Bulawayo Zimbabwe.
  • SYLVESTER LUNGU said on November 30, 2013
    I am A Zambian , planning to start growing Potatoes at a small scale farm ... i need your advice on what type of seed i must use . And how to prepare the land . How many times in a year can one grow potatoes ? Advise .
  • brian said on December 7, 2013
    hi, i am interested in farming potatoes what do i need and which season is the best. i have got land. i will be glad to hear from. you can use my email to contact.kkatsere@gmail.com
  • frank munya said on January 2, 2014
    Hi am really interested in potato farming, I've 1 hctr plot in Harare and would like information on capital needed to start the project.
  • KENNETH NGETICH said on January 3, 2014
    I am a kenyan from N andi county. I would like to establish a small integrated farm as a pilot project - horticulture, poultry, beekeeping, zero grazing, drip irrigation-ground water and green house. Please I need advice and guidance. Available resources; road network, electricity, 4 acres, market and soon storage facility. Ready to submit more information. It is a group venture. Thanks.
  • Nani said on January 9, 2014
    Is there difference between summer potato and winter potato?
  • Tebekeo said on January 13, 2014
    Am in the southwest region of cameroon and would like to have good knowledge only irishpotato production. so ask to start a farm
  • kudakwashe muparuri said on January 14, 2014
    I am Macheke Zimbabwe would like to start a potato farm can i get the budget and the requirements for a hectare piece of land. You can contact on kuumuparuri@gmail.com
  • Antonio Tonderai said on January 25, 2014
    would like to venture into potato growing am in Chipinge Manicaland Zimbabwe. Would like all the information starting from the planting seasons, chemicals, land preparation etc my email tonderaiantonio@nokiamail.com
  • ANCILLA PEDZISAYI said on January 27, 2014
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  • Margaret said on February 4, 2014
    Can you send me details on Potato Farming
  • Anthony munene said on February 5, 2014
    Am in Central Kenya at Kerugoya and ave 3 Acres I want to plant Potatoes in these coming Long rains, Pliz advice on which Variety to plant ..... 0722460066
  • victor ilome said on February 12, 2014
    i will like to have some financial aid to open an irish potatoes farm in cameroon the 3 hectar land has been obtain already, i need finance to purchase seedlings ,fertilizer and to pay labor
  • general Kavu said on February 24, 2014
    that's fantastic sharing information on growing potatoes its now time to be self productive to most youths who are failing to earn a living. G. Kavu, harare, zimbabwe
  • arvind pandey said on May 1, 2014
    i want to start plastic disposal plate and cups business and also potato farming potato farming please providing me a proper business plan with all details
  • mukuze c said on May 6, 2014
    bindura matepatepa area, mashonaland central zimbabwe, may you help with full information on potato farming in zimbabwe(how to start a potato farm)
  • Wesley Francis Singano said on May 18, 2014
    Hi, I am Wesley from Malawi I am planning to start Irish potatoes farming I have a land of five acres in size, I hereby write to request your inputs(notes or guidelines) on how I can start this venture and what variety should I go for. And my plan is for irrigation farming my plan is to be planting through out the year, your assistance is highly appreciated
  • bernard said on June 6, 2014
    hi i have been interested in sack potato cultivation. i am situated in harAre zimbabwe and am seeking advice i want to put down a crop now for winter . i have sourcred some tubers and some soil and sacks wanted to inquire how many tubers i can put in the sack and can i use cow dung as manure , what fertilizers to use and what diseases i must be wary of how i can prevent or safegaurd against them .please i need help for i am totally lost
  • Thomas Wangari said on June 8, 2014
    Am a young man situated at kiambu. I wanted to start a business in kinagop as a potatoes farmer and I would like you to help me with the procedure of potatoes farming and also expenses needed. I will be thankful for your help
  • Manfred Magarasadza said on June 9, 2014
    the business is located 32km south west of Harare the capital city of Zimbabwe
  • Johnson MaCrobert said on June 13, 2014
    Dear, I am looking for investor that we can joint venture together for Commercial potato farming in Tanzania. Please email me at johnson@lanochecamp.com / johnsonmac2005@yahoo.com thanks, Johnson
  • marta said on July 18, 2014
    hello, am marta yemane from ethiopia ,addis ababa ,i need to do some business in potatoes or onion please help me to give ideas on this i have only 20 days our govt ask to prepare business plan and give loan so please help me. marta thank you
  • Rufaro Nelson said on July 30, 2014
    Would welcome some ideas on commercial potato farming in Macheke, Zimbabwe .Land is under irrigation, there is a mixture of red soils and black clay soils. Any modern ideas are welcome. My mail is rufarodn@icloud.com
  • Charles said on August 3, 2014
    @kenneth , Kenya, Nyandarua County; I'd like to get in contact with me.
  • Richard said on August 7, 2014
    Hello, i am 61 from kenya, i have an acre in nakuru county and i want to start potatoes farming as business. kindly advice
  • Last Madzivire said on August 15, 2014
    i have a piece of land measuring 50 hectares of red soils in Mvuma 190km from Harare in Zimbabwe and would want to put 5 hectares under irrigated Potatoes, please render me all the assistance you can to make this project viable. I thank you.
  • David said on August 27, 2014
    How can I please obtain certified seeds to begin growing in Ghana. Can potatoes survive in the west African region.
  • mohammed kadir khan said on November 3, 2014
    I am the coordinator for the Potato Research & Development for Reblic of Fiji and since we have started this program from this year i need your advise and if possible for me to visit and understudy with your team for a month next year. i need to know on the water requirement and control of wilting when to plant whether we can plant year around seed potato production and off-season production technique. kkadir33@yahoo.com
  • Steve said on November 30, 2014
    Hi, my name is Steve and would like to start potato farming, I have two farms, one in the northern part of Botswana (Kachikau) and the other in the eastern region (50km from Gaborone going east) so I don't know which one is more suitable for potato farming.
  • bothata lenyeletse said on January 2, 2015
    Hi I'm in Serowe Botswana and I want to start potato farming, pliz help with more information on how well I can start my production. My farm is in Serowe in the central district and another one is in Kgagodi still in the central district
  • mathew kasikua said on January 23, 2015
    what are the best practices for potatoes farming in kenya to increase the production and which spray are best and fertilizers to who when the crop is in flowering stage i am currently doing the farming but i need a lot of information so as to do better. 0722498201
  • Aaron Musika said on February 1, 2015
    I am a farmer in Mvuma and want to embark on irrigation of potatoes
  • Kennedy M said on February 4, 2015
    I intend to go potato farming on 1ha plot in Nyanga South. Please advise on preparation, planting method, pesticides and fertilizers. There is potential for irrigation. Thank You.
  • Ms R L Bowora said on February 5, 2015
    I'm renting a 4 acre piece of land in Gweru and I need information on potato farming from how much seed per acre do I need, the chemicals and what to do at each stage.
  • Thulani Marule said on February 16, 2015
    I need to start commercial potato farming. I have land with a 35-40ha pivot. Also, a 50ha drip. Limpopo, alongside the Olifants river going to Lebowakgomo. I am open to any crop, or vegetable. Currently I have 13ha tomatoes.
  • Berrington Sithole said on February 18, 2015
    I have a Hectare of land under irrigation. I would like to learn how to farm potatoes. Is it possible for you to send me literature.
  • Farai said on March 1, 2015
    For all who require information on producing/farming different horticultural crops feel free to inbox me on farhyme@icloud.com for a step by step guide till harvest and all Crops
  • joshua lungu said on March 9, 2015
    i am in zambia kapiri mposhi. central province with 1600mm rainfall per year. i have 15 hectors of land sand loamy soils. i am starting potato farming this year. i need guidelines on rainfed potato production, i will be happy to get the best seed .i have heard of violet potato seed from malawi. can someone from malawi help me how to get this seed.email me at joshualungu2015@yahoo.com
  • Moabi Jele said on March 11, 2015
    We have came together to form a rural youth development movement in one of the most remote areas of Botswana around Kalahari desert. We think potato production can help us to finance our community service project i.e. pre school, youth empowerment etc. We need more information on potato farming.
  • bells said on March 13, 2015
    hello. I'm in Zimbabwe please can u help me ,is possible to grow potatoes just after I remove tobacco on those same ridges and same holes were tobacco plant was .planning to grow now early April. thank u
  • wellington matombo said on May 14, 2015
    hi i'm a diploma holder in agriculture management id like to know how can i start a potato project on a 10 hectare farm on a limited budget
  • Takunda chigwere said on July 18, 2015
    hi i'm in marondere I also want to start potatoes farming on a 20hac, need help on how to kick start the project and type of irrigation systems needed .
  • Harry Mutambaneshiri said on August 7, 2015
    i am farming in Mutare and would like to know how to undertake potato farming starting from land preparation to harvest including inputs (requirements) for half of a hectare
  • Ueritunina Alphanies hauanga said on August 16, 2015
  • Peace Masinga said on August 20, 2015
    Hi, I live in Gauteng South Africa. I'm interested in large scale potato farming but I don't have a farm. I need at least 40 hectares of farming land. I have a market. I don't mind moving to another province, as long as I can get a suitable farm. Please advise.
  • Divine said on September 23, 2015
    i'm divine bobo, i live in Harare zimbabwe, and i like to start up my potato project. i will be grateful if you assist me with ideas about equipment and inputs needed for me to venture into my business.
  • malvern ndhlovu said on October 14, 2015
    I'm Malvern Ndhlovu and I want to go into potato farming businesses.I am I Zimbabwe and l have 20 hectors of land.
  • Thomas said on November 11, 2015
    I want to start irish potatoes farming early next year on our farm in Kenya mois bridge area. assist me with basics on growing this crop.we usually do maize farming for over 25yrs
  • siwembo joseph sakala said on December 26, 2015
    I am in chinsali zambia and i would like to start growing potatoes.I am looking for links to potential buyers of the crop.
  • Robert Njoroge said on January 2, 2016
    Am Robert from Kenya. I would like to start potato growing in a two acre land in ndudori nyandarua County. Kindly assist me on the requirements and how to go about it.
  • Donald Kgaodi said on January 8, 2016
    My name is Donald Kgaodi from Botswana. I have a 1 ha farm that I intend to farm with potatoes.i would like to know more about what I am going to need for this project.do I need electricity?how much drip irrigation do I need,?how much fertilizer do I need?the type of soil is sandy loam. how long does it take from planting to harvesting?how many tons to expect from a ha?
  • sadhu prakash said on February 10, 2016
    HI, I am from india,wanted potato growing in south Africa,i already contract 5oo acre land. I wanted to purchase seed potato from india. How I purchase seed & send to south Africa.
  • sadhu prakash said on February 10, 2016
    please send information to send potato seeds from india to south Africa.
  • victor govatson said on February 15, 2016
    based in kwekwe Zimbabwe, what machinery/inputs do I need to start farming potatoes?
  • frank said on February 16, 2016
    hi, my name is frank, i have half an acre which i want to grow potatoes at the slopes of mt Kenya(Narumoru)the land is already ready for planting but i need to know how many kg of seedlings i need to plant, how many kg of fertilizer needed and which of type fungicides to use.
  • Robert bendito said on March 9, 2016
    I'm 22 years old man i don't have many more words to say but to you farmers please I need your help How to plant potatoes I have 3 hactres on my farm in karoi please contact me on 0782129023.
  • Kagiso Presly Tshekedi said on March 31, 2016
    Hello. i am interested in starting a farming business, more especially to plant potatoes. Any help will be appreciated.
  • Rashid beginner adviser said on April 15, 2016
    I'm Mr.Rashid from Tanzania in east africa. I'm agricultural and livestock field officer, I have more than 500 acres which are suitable for irish potatoes for organic agriculture. I'm looking for partner/investor who can cooperate with me in irish potatoes project for commercial agriculture. Contact me via +255759705659.

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  • Kenneth Dexter Coster said on May 23, 2016
    Hi i am in Macheke i have six hectares and i would like to start potato farming but i dont have capital so i am looking for anyone who have capital and we start the project
  • Dorcas Kipchumba said on May 27, 2016
    Hi ,i am in Rift valley kenya-Trans zoia county.I would like to start potatoes farming.Kindly advice if it is possible
  • Ramsey Edward English said on June 16, 2016
    Hie. i am from greendale Kamfinsa in zimbabwe..to my fellow zimbabweans i am looking for someone who can work with me or who is willing to do the potato farming starting from now..we have a big land in about 21 kilo page from westgate shopping center using old mazoe road..i will also be ready for whatever you want us to start with.+263716370860.thank you
  • KEVIN said on July 23, 2016
    I love potatoes and would like to start growing irish potatoes. I have done my research and ready to go 2017 in an acre of land. Apart from diseases what can I consider when it comes to machinery and harvesting. From Siaya County, Ugunja Sub county Kenya
  • mohamed hassan bhittalio said on July 27, 2016
    pls advice on potato farming project. am in tanzania i want to start that farming. can it be farmed on rain basis
  • marzaret said on August 3, 2016
    Hi I'm interested in potato farming. Can u please send me information on everything that I need to know about this topic
  • Shyam Dhakad said on September 6, 2016
    What amount are required for 1 acre land
  • Taisekwa said on September 16, 2016
    Contact me on app +263733616929
  • Edward tembo said on October 19, 2016
    Am edward tembo from i need more information on how to prepare seed for potatoes. more still the management.
  • Jean Claude Kamwenubusa said on January 18, 2017
    Hello, I my name is Jean Claude Kamwenubusa, we are young entrepreneur in agriculture sector in Burundi. We started Potatoes farming business in small land (1 hectare) via our nonprofit organisation. I need more partner to collaborate for sustainable development. Email: asassburundi@gmail.com
  • matlou cedric said on June 20, 2017
    I need advice about the real business plan for potato farming. The steps in writing business plan for potato. I am staying in limpopo province next to Dendron town. I am convinced that potato farming is good in this area
  • Ndudi Matthew Nwabueze said on April 16, 2018
    Good day sir! I am a Nigerian. I want to start up potato farming. I need help on how to go about it from planting to marketing. Thank you.
  • Kennedy Bunga said on January 8, 2019
    May you Kindly send me information on potato farming. My name is Bunga based in Goromonzi, Zimbabwe.
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