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Group Demands Research-Focused Agriculture, Robust Partnership From Govt

A group of scientists, researchers, technology innovators and agribusiness owners have charged the government and those in the private sector to create a more...

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...

Edo govt to provide 100,000 hectares of land for oil palm investors

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo state on Monday said the state government had concluded plans to open up about...

Cotton farmers expect good harvest, await textile industries takeoff

Cotton farmers in Nigeria have said access to improved seeds and other inputs led to improved yields on their...

Nigerian radio stations broadcast agronomy recommendations on cassava weed management and best planting practices

Three Nigerian radio stations are now broadcasting agronomic recommendations on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best...

US committed to financial, technical support to Nigerian farmers – USAID

The United States Agency for International  Development (USAID) has expressed its commitment to providing technical and financial assistance to...

Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta – Minister

Nigeria's Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba says the Industrial Fishing Projects established...

Fish Preservation: FG talks tough on illegal use of dangerous chemicals

Following growing concerns about the illegal use of dangerous chemicals for the preservation of fish,the federal government has expressed...

Border closure will enhance productivity,profit optimisation – Expert

Despite the hue and cry that greeted the closure Nigeria's land borderCoordinator of the 2019 Nigeria Poultry Farmers' Exhibition,...

No alternative to agriculture for economic progress- Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the need for states across Nigeria to embrace and promote agriculture, saying there...

Herdsmen attack police convoy, occupy farmlands in Jigawa

A group of armed herdsmen injured an officer during an attack on a police convoy in Kirikassamma local government...

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...

AMREC lists benefits of egg to human health

The Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre (AMREC), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB),...

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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

IITA Unveils Digital Tools For Agricultural Transformation

…As Dr Sanginga marks 8 years in IITA as Director General; The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled a suite digital...

AT ICERIA 2019, IITA introduce Goseed for Smallholder...

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has disclosed that it has introduced a facility called Goseed to smallholder farmers in the country which...

IITA to Launch Seed-based E-commerce Website

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) will on Friday, November 1, 2019 launch the first e-commerce website for Breeder & Foundation Seed in Nigeria.

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...

EVENTS/TRAINING

Nigerian radio stations broadcast agronomy recommendations on cassava weed management and best planting practices

Three Nigerian radio stations are now broadcasting agronomic recommendations...

US committed to financial, technical support to Nigerian farmers – USAID

The United States Agency for International  Development (USAID) has...

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

Edo govt to provide 100,000 hectares of land for oil palm investors

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo state on Monday said the state government had concluded plans to open up about...

Cotton farmers expect good harvest, await textile industries takeoff

Cotton farmers in Nigeria have said access to improved seeds and other inputs led to improved yields on their...

Nigerian radio stations broadcast agronomy recommendations on cassava weed management and best planting practices

Three Nigerian radio stations are now broadcasting agronomic recommendations on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best...

US committed to financial, technical support to Nigerian farmers – USAID

The United States Agency for International  Development (USAID) has expressed its commitment to providing technical and financial assistance to...

Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta – Minister

Nigeria's Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba says the Industrial Fishing Projects established...

Fish Preservation: FG talks tough on illegal use of dangerous chemicals

Following growing concerns about the illegal use of dangerous chemicals for the preservation of fish,the federal government has expressed...

Border closure will enhance productivity,profit optimisation – Expert

Despite the hue and cry that greeted the closure Nigeria's land borderCoordinator of the 2019 Nigeria Poultry Farmers' Exhibition,...

No alternative to agriculture for economic progress- Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the need for states across Nigeria to embrace and promote agriculture, saying there...

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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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