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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...

‘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.

RESEARCH/ INNOVATIONS

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...

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...

Experimental Manifestation : Student develops bio-pesticids to eliminate...

Reports from reliable sources can confirm that a University of Ibadan student, Mojisola Karigidi, who is also the founder of Moepelorse Bio Resources, has...

NBMA C.E.O Urges Citizens To Snub Negative Info...

Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Rufus Ebegba has issued a rallying cry out to Nigerians not...

How Science Is Catalysing Biofortification Of Food To...

By Jim Rex Lawson MosesMalnutrition occurs when the body doesn't get enough nutrients. Causes include a poor diet, digestive conditions or another disease. According to...

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Circular agriculture, the model of the future

In September 2018, the Dutch minister for agriculture Carola...

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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...

NEWS

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,...

How Heritage Bank is investing in young people

The performance of Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, is one of the sterling factors that distinguish leading financial institutions in...

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...

Cross River seeks to recover N700m from cocoa farmers

The Government of Cross River State has set up a task force to recover over N700 million from smallholder...

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FMARD PROGRAMMES

The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative ” is the outcome of an intensive consultative process starting in November 2015 through April...

Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

This idea focuses on attracting private sector agribusinesses to set up processing plants in zones of high food production, to process commodities into food...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL)

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) – a new innovative mechanism targeted at de-risking lending to the agricultural sector, is designed...

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 health risks to consumers. Tilapia is...

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 state-of-the-art mechanized farming equipment to...

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