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FG Bans Admission Of Students Without Farming Interests In Agric Varsity

The Federal Government says it has henceforth banned the admission of students who do not have farming interests into its Universities of Agriculture. Chief Audu...

Saraki Urges Youths To Harness Benefits Of Agro Finance Law

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the Agriculture Finance Bill recently passed by the 8th Senate to...

Chevron Nigeria Expresses Commitment To Agribusiness

STAR Ultra Deep Petroleum Limited, a subsidiary of Chevron Nigeria has expressed its commitment to enhance Agricultural business in Nigeria, just as it recently...

2 Million People Targeted For Agric Empowerment Training Scheme In S/West

Project Director of Lagos State Agricultural Empowerment Training Scheme, Mr Oluwaseyi Bamigbade, on Monday said over two million people were being targeted for the...

‘FG Dredges Typha-grass From Nguru River To Create Millions Job In Yobe’

Kortomi revealed that the clearing of the typha-grass would go a long way to creating millions of job for farmers and fishermen inhabiting along...

‘Non-implementation Of Cassava Bread Initiative, Loss To Nigeria’

The President, Association of Systems Management Consultants, Mazi Coleman Obasi, has said the Federal Government is losing so much by not implementing the cassava...

2 Missing Herdsmen Found Dead In Delta

The lifeless bodies of two herdsmen declared missing last week were reportedly discovered at a bush around Ossissa community, Ndokwa East Local Government Area,...

Kidnapped Epe Farmers Recount Ordeal: ‘They Made Us Pray For God To Bless Their...

It has emerged that the four victims of Epe farm kidnap, who were released weekend, were made to hold prayer sessions for the success...

Dizengoff Nigeria Partners Case IH On Agric Equipment

Dizengoff Nigeria, leading agricultural solution provider, has announced an international partnership with CASE IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment manufacturing. The CEO/Country Manager of...

Agric Fared Well In 2016 –Ogbeh

Although agriculture was up against diverse obstacles in 2016, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has expressed its determination to ride out...

Herdsmen Threaten South-west Food Security, Warns Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) at the weekend decried the ruinous activities of Fulani herdsmen in the South-west of the country, warning that except...

A Modern Abattoir For Ondo

The over 33-year-old dream of Ondo State to have a modern abattoir became a reality recently with the inauguration of a N528 million semi-mechanised...

Rains Slow Harvest In Brazil’s Soybean Belt For Second Week

Rains have delayed soybean harvesting in Mato Grosso, Brazil’s top grain-producing state, for the second week in a row, reducing deliveries to traders who...

Obaseki, Investors, Others Inspect Fertilizer Plant In Auchi, Okpella

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured Edo people that the abandoned fertilizer plant at Auchi would be up and running in the...

Women In Ag: Farming From The Air

Can you tell the difference between soybeans and sweet potatoes from 100 feet in the air? Could you handle the controls of an airplane flying...