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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...

NIHORT trains Delta youths in mushroom, ginger production

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) has said that at least 2,000 unemployed youths from various communities in Ndokwa...

Oyetola seeks private partnership to revamp agric sector

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has re-affirmed the government’s commitment to partner private sector to revive the agriculture sector. He...

Gov Makinde spends 74 hours with state officials drawing plan to transform agriculture

Gov Makinde drawing plan to transform agriculture …IITA and AfDB salute Makinde’s vision At a retreat in Cotonou, Republic of Benin...

Nestlé – Committed to Youth Agripreneurs’ access to opportunities through the ‘Nestlé Needs Youth’ initiative

Nestlé Nigeria in partnership with IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) & Youth Agripreneurs celebrated the 2019 International Youth...

Beware! Unwholesome tilapia in Lagos markets

Lovers of fish have been warned of fake and unwholesome Tilapia fish, flooding the markets daily, with attendant serious...

FUNAAB acquires mechanised farming equipment to enhance efficiency

To promote productivity and enhance efficiency, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Professor Kolawole Salako has handed over...

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector is needed to transform agriculture, IITA’s Sanginga says

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria...

Circular agriculture, the model of the future

In September 2018, the Dutch minister for agriculture Carola Schouten announced that circular agriculture will become her main policy...

Chicken Feathers an Underutilised By-Product of Poultry Industry

A poultry company and a research organisation have put forth a new use for chicken feathers: feed for pigs,...

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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...

‘How to preserve beans, grains without poisonous chemicals’

NSPRI Inert Atmostphere System for grain storage. PHOTO:FEMI IBIROGBAThe use of chemicals for beans...

Circular agriculture, the model of the future

In September 2018, the Dutch minister for agriculture Carola Schouten announced that circular agriculture...

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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

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

Gov Makinde spends 74 hours with state officials drawing plan to transform agriculture

Gov Makinde drawing plan to transform agriculture …IITA and AfDB...

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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...

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NIHORT trains Delta youths in mushroom, ginger production

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) has said that at least 2,000 unemployed youths from various communities in Ndokwa...

Oyetola seeks private partnership to revamp agric sector

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has re-affirmed the government’s commitment to partner private sector to revive the agriculture sector. He...

Gov Makinde spends 74 hours with state officials drawing plan to transform agriculture

Gov Makinde drawing plan to transform agriculture …IITA and AfDB salute Makinde’s vision At a retreat in Cotonou, Republic of Benin...

Nestlé – Committed to Youth Agripreneurs’ access to opportunities through the ‘Nestlé Needs Youth’ initiative

Nestlé Nigeria in partnership with IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) & Youth Agripreneurs celebrated the 2019 International Youth...

Beware! Unwholesome tilapia in Lagos markets

Lovers of fish have been warned of fake and unwholesome Tilapia fish, flooding the markets daily, with attendant serious...

FUNAAB acquires mechanised farming equipment to enhance efficiency

To promote productivity and enhance efficiency, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Professor Kolawole Salako has handed over...

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector is needed to transform agriculture, IITA’s Sanginga says

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria...

Circular agriculture, the model of the future

In September 2018, the Dutch minister for agriculture Carola Schouten announced that circular agriculture will become her main policy...

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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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