Transforming Agric Via Local Technology

Transforming Agric Via Local Technology

For many farmers, affordable machines is a major problem. At the moment, some Nigerians are producing these machines in large scale to help small and large scale farmers meet the challenge of food production. DANIEL ESSIET reports. One of the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s policies is to boost agricultural productivity. While production rose sharply in recent…

The Climate Corporation Expands Digital AG Footprint

The Climate Corporation Expands Digital AG Footprint

The Monsanto Sobsidiary Aims To Nearly Double Paid Subscriptions In 2017. The top corn yield in the 2015 National Corn Growers Association yield contest tallied 532 bushels per acre. Meanwhile, 2015’s average yield on the remaining 80.7 million U.S. corn acres harvested for grain tallied 168.4 bushels per acre. So why the yield gap? Well,…

RDO Equipment Company Expands Offerings Through Sentera Partnership

RDO Equipment Company Expands Offerings Through Sentera Partnership

Sentera is partnering with RDO Equipment Co., which will give its customers access to a variety of Sentera’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solutions including quadcopter UAVs, precision sensors, and AgVault software. “Sentera’s complete, easy-to-use, and affordable UAV solutions are a natural fit with the RDO Equipment Company product portfolio. The offering fills a need for…

Smallholder Farmers Excited With Power Tiller Machine

Smallholder Farmers Excited With Power Tiller Machine

One of the equipment exhibited in the ongoing Daily Trust Agric Conference is the power tiller machine, by Habgito Nig. Ltd Lagos, which caught the attention of many small and medium scale farmers. Mr. Unula Nwuche, the Executive Officer of the company, said that the power tiller provides solution to many farmers in the country,…

Animal Care Showcases Boiled, Customised Coloured Egg Technology

Animal Care Showcases Boiled, Customised Coloured Egg Technology

Animal Care, one of the largest agro-allied industries in the livestock subsector in Nigeria has introduced a new boiled egg technology which prolongs the shelf-life of boiled egg for more than one month. According to the company representative at the exhibition, Mr. Shola, “this is actually the boiled egg and coloured. It is coloured like…