How to start Groundnut farming
How to start Groundnut farming
What is groundnut
The peanut also known as the ground nut, goober, pindar or monkey nut, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics, being important to both small and large commercial producers.
What are the useful of groundnut
We use groundnut in producing ground nut oil for cooking our foods and many more things,
We use ground nut for drinking gari, some people use ground nut for cooking (e.g Benue, ghana) soup.
How to start groundnut farming business
To start ground nut farming business can be difficult a little bit, but during those days theteore improvement in technology for farmers, starting a ground nut farming business we be a quite good job even though you are a teacher,lawyer or monthly salary earner with quitting your job you can start ground nut farming business by hiring people to work for you in your farm.
Ground nut can be use for producing oil,kulikuli even using it to eat bread,drink gari with it also.
What are the benefits of eating groundnuts?
They’re an excellent plant-based source of protein and high in various vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds. They can be useful as a part of a weight loss diet and may reduce your risk of both heart disease and gallstones.
What is the local name for groundnut?
peanut, (Arachis hypogaea), also called ground nut, earthnut, or goober, legume of the pea family (Fabaceae), grown for its edible seeds.
Who can start groundnut farming
Anyone with a knowledge of farming that know the basic of farming can start ground nut farming business even if you don’t understand anything about it you can ask other farmers there about it.
During this farming you are about to spend some money because of the chemicals you will have to buy for the farming, reason of buying those chemicals is that there many disease that cause ground nut not to yield well and you need to always spray them with chemicals because of the fungis.
When and which time can I start groundnut farming
Ground nut farming can be started every April of each year. The reason is that during that time there we be enough rain to let the crops grow faster.
Planting ground nut at a water side can affect your crops not to yield well reason is that there are many disease under the soil at there water side I recommend you look for dry land where to crop your ground nut.
When to harvest your groundnut
Harvesting your ground nut thetermine the time you crop it.
For example: maybe you crop yours in the month of April then you will harvest it on August at anytime you like from that month above.
You can either sell hour ground nut or keep it till the time you want, but when keeping or storing it makes sure you keep it at where it save because of germs and also you were need to be flirting it with chemicals every 2weeks to avoid germs.
Producing ground nut oil need some registration in Nigeria for your business not to be penalize.
Millions of people are eating ground nut oil so you don’t have to be afraid of anything whether when you start groundnut oil products people will not buy it from you.
People we surely patronize you seens they need it for there cooking things then they we sure look for you.
Remember registering your business in Nigeria or other country can give you full access to be selling your products anywhere without fear,
Run advert on social media with your business name,location,phone number so that people can contact you for your products.