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Killer Grains – Govt, IITA Introduce Non-chemical Storage Bags

The incidence of cases of food poisoning due to chemical storage of grains in Nigeria would now become a thing of the past as...

AfDB Seeks Global Support For Africa’s Young Farmers

The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s...

Gov. Ayade Pledges Support For Presidential Initiatives On Agric, Industrial Development

Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, says the presidential initiative targeted at developing agriculture and industry in the Niger Delta as alternative source...

Nigeria Will Meet Food Requirements Of The World Soon – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said that Nigeria will achieve national food sufficiency in no distant future. He says the...

NANTs President Wants FG To Dedicate 60% Agric Fund To Small Scale Farmers

Mr Ken Ukaoha, the President, National Association of Nigerian Traders, has advocated that 60 per cent of agriculture investment in budgets be dedicated to...

RSG To Empower 20,000 Youths In Agric

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has announced plans by his administration to empower 20,000 youth to embrace agriculture through the provision of...

Boosting Agric Productivity Through Partnership

Agriculture in Ogun State has enormous potential to strengthen the economy and improve the lives of farmers. Some challenges are obstructing the opportunities, but...

Angola: Coffee Production Drops

Coffee production in northern Cuanza Norte province has dropped from 900 tons in 2016 to 600 in 2017, according to the local department of...

Ogbe Seeks Collaboration Between Agric Universities And Ministry Of Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday called for increased collaborations between Universities of Agriculture(UAs) and relevant agencies of the government as...

Chafer Adds Updates To Trailed Sprayer Line-up

Sprayer specialist Chafer has upgraded to its range of trailed Sentry and Guardian sprayers with a new plumbing system and improved boom suspension. Available in...

Cassava Production Project Launched In Lunda Norte

Two cassava stem multiplication and vegetable growing micro-projects were launched in northeastern Lunda Norte province, under the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's Tele-food campaign. The...

Oilseed Rape Light Leaf Spot Risk Higher In The North

Oilseed rape growers in northern Britain face a higher risk from the crop’s most yield-damaging disease light leaf spot than those further south. The risk...

Insurer Assures Of Agric Credit Success

The Managing Director, Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Mrs. Folashade Joseph, has promised to ensure the implementation of the insurance component of Commercial Agriculture...

FUTA Grows Bigger Tomato Variant

A new variant of tomatoes named Eva F1 has been introduced into Nigeria, courtesy of a collaborative effort between the School of Agriculture and...

AfDB To Invest $24bn In Agriculture – Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the bank will invest 24 billion dollars in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its...
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