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FADAMA lll: Yobe Border Communities Experiment Rice Farming

Beneficiaries of Fadama lll World Bank support project in Yobe have engaged in experimental rice cultivation in desert-encroached communities on the Nigeria/Niger borders. The benefitting...

Cross River Boost IGR With Cotton Cultivation, First Harvest For November

As part of the backward integration policy of Prof Ben Ayade’s administration, the Cross River State government is set to roll out 30 tons...

Delta, Firm Partner On Hybrid Tomato Production

The Delta State Government has reiterated its confidence to partner with the private sector to develop the agricultural potentials of the state. The state Commissioner...

Ebonyi Council Boss Seeks More Involvement In Agriculture

He appealed to the youths, especially the unemployed to take advantage of the incentives being injected into agriculture to improve their economic well-being. The Chairman...

Oyo, Lagos To Partner On Agric, Regional Integration

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has announced the preparedness of the state to partner Oyo State and the rest of the Southwestern states...

Yobe: Farmers Begin Cultivation, As Security Improves

Farmers restarted cultivation as a result of the support they received from the FADAMA III programme and North-East Food Security and Livelihood Project amid...

Stakeholders Advocate Tech-Driven Poultry Farming

Stakeholders in the agro-allied business have advocated the immediate adoption of science and technology-driven poultry farming to assist rural and peri-urban farmers to rear...

Osun Broilers Outgrowers Scheme Produces 5 Million Birds in 3 Years

The State of Osun Broiler Outgrowers Production Scheme, OBOPS, has produced at least 5 million birds in the last three years, the scheme managers...

We Must Tackle Ginger Value Chain Issues –Tak Agro

Kabir Usman is the MD/CEO of Tak Agro Integrated Services, the company collaborating with USAID in organizing a summit in Kaduna toward repositioning the...

Kaduna Partners China Province On Solar Power, Agriculture

The partnership deal was signed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Acting Governor of Hebei Province, Mr Wang Xiadong at the Kashim Ibrahim House...

Taraba House Passes Grazing Bill Into Law

Taraba State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill, 2017, into law. At the resumed sitting yesterday, Majority...

Fertilizer Diversion: Assembly Want Almakura To Prosecute, Sack Govt Officials

Nasarawa state House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura to arrest, prosecute and relieve any government official found...

Nigeria To Supply 130,000 Tonnes Of Roasted Cashew Nuts To US

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said Nigeria is set to supply 130,000 tonnes of roasted cashew nuts to the...

BoI Signs Pact To Boost Agriculture In Ebonyi

The Bank of Industry (BoI) and Ebonyi Government have signed a N4 billion agreement to promote agriculture and establishment of industries in the state. Mrs...

How To Solve Challenges In Poultry Sector

Though multiple taxation, smuggling and high feed costs are affecting the poultry industry, there are opportunities for its growth, if they are overcome, say...

FG To Make River Basin Development Authorities Self-Sufficient

Mr Francis Obiwe, Deputy Director, River Basin Operations, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to making the 12 river...

Kwara Govt. Spends N360m On Subsidising Farm Inputs

The Kwara State Government says it has spent N360 million in subsidising farm inputs given to farmers under the N1billion Agriculture Intervention Scheme. This was...

Osun Govt. To Provide Farmers With Agro-Chemicals

The Osun Government has promised to assist farmers in the state with all necessary agro-chemicals and farm inputs to boost their productivity. Dr Yemi Adegoke,...

South South: FG To Support Niger Delta Youths In Agriculture

The Federal Government has said it will support youths in the Niger Delta region who chose to go into agriculture as a way of...

Borno Govt. Distributes Fertilisers, Other Inputs To 5, 000 Farmers

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Friday distributed fertilisers and other farming inputs to 5,000 rice farmers for this cropping season. Shettima, who launched the...

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