NGOMA22: HoReCo SAID THAT BROCCOLLI WILL BECOME A GOOD SOURCE OF INCOME FOR FARMERS.
Broccoli farming is the good sources of income because of only a few farmers aware about how to grow broccoli and its marketing knowledge. This idea became after harvesting the trial of broccoli that has been done by farmers themselves with the guidance of HoReCo agronomist who coaches them day to day in Ngoma 22 scheme that is in Ngoma district, Eastern province.
Broccoli is tasty to eat and use this vegetable in Salad. Currently, this vegetable has been known in Rwanda and its consumption has increased in the big hotels of Rwanda,said Horeco Agromist.
HoReCo agronomist says that broccoli plant grow on a raised bed in rows and maintain the distance between raw to raw is 30 cm and plant to plant is 30 – 45 cm and the drip irrigation is very beneficial it improves crop yields and quality.
Farmers in Ngoma22 scheme say that after harvesting on farm trial broccoli farming, are expecting to extend the cultivation area and harvesting money!