Starting a Cucumber Farm Business In Nigeria

According to experts, most nations of the earth, the Agric sector has been proven to be one of if not, the major income generators. As it where, they have also insinuated that no nation on earth can survive without a vibrant agricultural sector. his goes to show how important and how useful the agricultural sector have become.   co

Except they are going to be putting in place a provision for the importation of food for its citizens to survive. Now this article is surely meant for entrepreneur minded persons. So if you are an entrepreneur and you are looking for a business to start, then starting your own agriculture related business will be one of the business you can successfully start. And that’s is a cucumber farm.

The Cucumber plant is a vegetable which according to experts is one of the most widely consumed vegetable all over the world in different form due to the health benefits that it posse. in some regions of the world, cucumbers are referred to as super – food all because of the overall health benefit everybody stands to get and gain when it is consumed. Below i have listed Some of the health benefits of cucumber. These are what experts have outlined. it is a good source of vitamins A, B1, B6, C and D, it is used to stimulate hair growth and it is also used for the treatment of skin irritation. Cucumber are also effective in the fight against cancer, Cucumbers are also said could be used in the treatment of diabetes. I have had several testimonies on this.

For those who consume lots of Cucumber, it can be used to cure bad breath, hangover and to rehydrate the body.

Starting a Cucumber Farm
 Before you commence this business, make sure you have carried out a thorough research and a feasibility study on this business. Remember that in this form of business, knowledge is your secret weapon.

1. Acquire Farm Land in a Suitable Location

Land as far we are concerned, is the most priceless commodity in this business. Research have shown that cucumber can grow and survive in any location as long as there are sunshine, and water supply. But it should be noted that cucumber can grow very well in a rich humid soil. So for starters, it will be advisable to locate a land located in an area that is humid and highly fertile to save operational cost. So for me, a farm land that is close to a water bed is ideal.

Well, if you choose to cultivate your cucumber farm in an area with scarcity of rain and far from a river, then you should know that you are in for a tough one and that means you will spend more on irrigation and operational cost. Like i have earlier said, make sure you consult an expert before you commence this business.

2. Harvest and Market Your Cucumber

Now the marketing of this unique product is very easy. Cucumbers are generally consumed all over the world because of its health values which experts have highlighted which makes the product very easy to market. Now marketing this product is as easy as eating your favourite meal. The reason is that cucumbers are always in high demand all over the world. My friend Kelvin who is engage in this business makes tremendous profits from the sale. He has already on ground market. Sometimes he hardly meets the demand. This is what he did. He informed locals that he have cucumber to sell and they will come rushing to your farm.

I am sharing these tips because i do believe that having your business, is more better and more convenient to run. In this business, you have the option to either sell in wholesale or retail your cucumbers in a fruit / vegetable market around you.
You can also choose to become a major supplier to companies just as my friend Kelvin have made himself a major supplier to many companies and groups who are into the processing of cucumbers.

This an exclusive extract from my friend Kelvin who have been in this business for years now. Never you forget to make use of the right pesticide whenever pest attack you cucumber farm so that your cucumber can come out Big Bold And Beautiful. You can also choose to if you want to go into cucumber farming the organic way. Most Cucumbers that are grown organically are more expensive than normal cucumber and therefore you stand the chance of making more and huge profit.

You Can Contact my Friend On This Number – 0812317121. Kelvin Odianose

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