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New Crop Varieties Churned Out by IAR

Executive Director, Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Prof. Ibrahim Umar-Abubakar, confirmed on Tuesday the latest development in the institute as they just released 17...

NSPRI Urges FG to Activate Trust Fund For Agro Research Financing

While delivering a speech at the National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, Niger State, Acting Executive Director of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute...

NBMA to Partner NUJ On BIOSAFETY AWARENESS

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council has declared its stance by stating that it will welcome the opportunity to partner the National...

FG urged to discourage agro products import

The federal government has been urged to go beyond the closure of the Benin and Niger land borders to...

Kano rice farmers to FG: Your interventions not reaching us

Rice farmers in Kano State have called on the federal government to re-visit the processes of disbursement of interventions...

How border closure revived coconut farming

…Farmers to address 80% import from Ghana, Togo Coconut has received renewed attention as the federal government closed its...

Border closure: Customs officials allegedly ‘kill’ Rice smugglers’ informant in Jigawa — Report

A man suspected to be an informant of rice smugglers has been killed allegedly by officials of the Nigeria...

Nigerians are reluctant to buy local rice —– Sellers in Ilorin lament

Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally...

There’s no hunger, Nigeria producing enough to feed ― Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono says Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to...

World Food Day: Why we will continue to support farmers – LASG

The Lagos State Government has assured farmers of its continuous support just as its appreciated the myriad of problems...

President Buhari charges groups to access loans

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja has called on various groups to access government interventions, loans and schemes...

How small-holder farmers can attract funding – Business Heads

Onyeka Akumah, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farmcrowdy; Yomi Jemibewon, Co-Founder of CardinalStone; Olu Wole, Deputy Director,...

HOW TO

50 Small Agricultural Business Ideas

Agricultural Business Ideas Urban Agriculture You don’t need a huge space to get into the agriculture business. If you have a city or suburban home, you...

How to Maximise ROI from Your Farm

How to Maximise ROI from Your Farm: When aiming to get the most return on investment, the location of your farm business will determine...

How to Get More Young Entrepreneurs into Farming

Recent technological innovations and the support of the government mean that there has never been a better time to venture into the South African farming industry.

How Rice is Made (Step by Step)

 Rice Production Farming, Its annual yield worldwide is approximately 535 million tons. Fifty countries produce rice, with China and India supporting 50% of total...

How to cultivate pumpkin for sustainable income

Pumpkin garden with podsPumpkin is widely known as yep. It is a native plant of West Africa and is mainly cultivated and consumed in...

Dog breeding can create jobs for Nigerians, say entrepreneurs

Just like commercial poultry breeding, dog breeding has been viewed by experts as a sustainable business with the possibility of creating jobs for the...

Flooding: Averting farmers’ yearly losses

As the rainy season gradually gets to its peak with attendant flooding, stakeholders in...

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How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun PeterMichel Deelen is the head of office of the Netherlands Embassy in Lagos. He came to Nigeria in August, 2014. Before...

“Government Should Lift The Ban On GMOs”

“Government should lift the ban on GMOs to enable farmers reap the benefits of this Technology”

Transport Cost Erased With The Introduction of Green-House – Humphery Otalor

Mr. Humphery Otalor is the Marketing Communications Manager of Diezegoff. He has been with the company for over two years and has been supportive to the organization both in the agricultural and communication division, marketing communications and campaigns.

Cellulant Is Africa’s One-Stop-Shop For Payments – Bolaji Akinboro

“Our platform provides end users easy, reliable and secured access to mobile and payment services from their mobile phone and through our expansive agent network.” Cellulant CEO

“Support From Government To Agricultural Research Is Limited”

“We will appreciate more support from the government; such support can come in form of putting in place the necessary resources or by simply engaging the research institutes through funding to encourage investment in agriculture.”

“GMOs‘ll Come When We Are of Age” – Prof. Malachy Akoroda

Government should invest in agriculture to minimize the degree of food importation and this can be achieved provided there is strategic planning over a long period of time.

TECHNOLOGY

Drones Offer Ghana’s Farmers Hope of Better Yields...

ACCRA - Smallholder farmers in Ghana are adopting drone technology for crop surveillance in a bid to increase yields and incomes. The new technology is...

Unlock the Proven ROI of Ag Software

Business leaders ask about return on investment (ROI) almost daily when facing critical decisions — should I go with Option A or Option B?...

The 25 Most Innovative Ag-Tech Startups

By Maggie McGrath and Chloe SorvinoWhen our nation was founded 241 years ago, farming was the economy’s primary driver. By 1870, nearly half of...

Innovation: Technology For Onion Preservation Developed in Yobe

With scientific and technological innovations dictating the order of the day around the universe, a country like Nigeria who have been upholding the mantle...

Nigerian Prof Confident Plant Biotechnology Would Aid Socio-economic...

Prof. Olawole Obembe, who is a professor of Biotechnology at Covenant University expressed his notion about the available opportunities that plant biotechnology has in...

Running a Farm Using the Latest Agricultural Health...

Technological advancements have been changing the way that farmers run their operations over the past decade. The systems that are used are becoming more...

Technology boosts China’s grain production in past 40...

China's grain production has increased from 135 kilograms per mu in 1978 to 367 kilograms recorded in 2017, boosted by indigenous innovation in agriculture,...

Buhari empowers constituents with aquaculture training, fish post...

SENATOR representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Fatai Buhari, has facilitated an empowerment programme in the...

EVENTS/TRAINING

Businesspage Partners Agrobusiness Times For Agric Research And Innovations Conference

AGROBUSINESS TIMES (www.agrobusinessngr.com) 1-day conference and expo on research...

How border closure revived coconut farming

…Farmers to address 80% import from Ghana, Togo Coconut...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Our Speakers

Florence Torson-Hart: President, US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Financial Advisor, Merrill LynchFlorence Torson-Hart is the current Board Chair of the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce headquartered in...

EDITORIAL

FARM MANAGEMENT

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment, Several diseases, including Phytophthora root and stem rot, pod and stem blight, frogeye leaf spot, brown spot, downy...

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms, Bananas may be one of the most popular fruits sold in the United States. Grown commercially as a food...

Common Poultry Diseases Symptoms And Treatment (Video)

Common Poultry diseases are no doubt one of the major challenges facing the poultry farming business industry in Nigeria. There have been many cases...

Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management

Rice Common Diseases: Worldwide, rice is one of the most important crops and it represents a staple food for over half of the world’s population, with a global production of more than 700 million tons per year and a harvested area reaching 165 million ha. (Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management)

Ruminant Animals Common Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Ruminant Animals: These animals all have a digestive system that is uniquely different from our own. Instead of one compartment to the stomach they have four. Common diseases, symptoms and treatment of ruminant animals are as follow.

Common Diseases of Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant and Potato

Common Tomato Diseases, Tomato, pepper, eggplant and potato, popular garden crops in the Solanaceae family of plants, are susceptible to several diseases that can...

NEWS

FG urged to discourage agro products import

The federal government has been urged to go beyond the closure of the Benin and Niger land borders to...

Kano rice farmers to FG: Your interventions not reaching us

Rice farmers in Kano State have called on the federal government to re-visit the processes of disbursement of interventions...

How border closure revived coconut farming

…Farmers to address 80% import from Ghana, Togo Coconut has received renewed attention as the federal government closed its...

Border closure: Customs officials allegedly ‘kill’ Rice smugglers’ informant in Jigawa — Report

A man suspected to be an informant of rice smugglers has been killed allegedly by officials of the Nigeria...

Nigerians are reluctant to buy local rice —– Sellers in Ilorin lament

Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally...

There’s no hunger, Nigeria producing enough to feed ― Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono says Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to...

World Food Day: Why we will continue to support farmers – LASG

The Lagos State Government has assured farmers of its continuous support just as its appreciated the myriad of problems...

President Buhari charges groups to access loans

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja has called on various groups to access government interventions, loans and schemes...

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FMARD PROGRAMMES

The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture...

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative ” is the outcome of...

Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

This idea focuses on attracting private sector agribusinesses to set up processing plants in...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) – a new innovative mechanism...

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