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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...

CBN supports cultivation of 2,000 hectares out-grower farms in Borno

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Sunday, said it had supported the cultivation of 2,000 hectares out-grower farms...

Food crisis, inevitable in Nigeria –Experts

Experts in the agriculture sector have warned that Nigeria may be hit by food crisis, except proactive measures were...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Florence Torson-Hart

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

FG seeks increase in livestock production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono, has said that livestock production has to increase in quality...

As Stakeholders Move To Reposition Agriculture As Mainstay Of Nigeria’s Economy

Agriculture which was the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy before the discovery of crude oil, from 1960 to 1969, accounted...

With Customs’ reputation for aiding rice smuggling, how logical is border closure?

When rice is smuggled into Nigeria, it is not all brought in bits that are hidden in weird vehicle...

Professor Oyebiodun Grace Longe Makes History As The First Female Nigerian Emeritus Professor In Agriculture

The Senate of Nigeria’s premier and foremost university (University of Ibadan) has ratified the appointment of retired Professor Oyebiodun...

Accra AGRF secures US$728.6 million for African agricultural transformation

The just-ended Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), held in Accra, Ghana has secured investment pledges totaling, 728.6 million US...

Kano’s $95m agro project begins December

The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project, will be formally unveiled by December. The Manager, Agriculture Global Practice(Economic and Social Infrastructure),...

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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...

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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...

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Businesspage Partners Agrobusiness Times For Agric Research And Innovations Conference

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

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Florence Torson-Hart

Florence Torson-Hart: President, US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Financial Advisor, Merrill...

FG seeks increase in livestock production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono,...

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...

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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

CBN supports cultivation of 2,000 hectares out-grower farms in Borno

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Sunday, said it had supported the cultivation of 2,000 hectares out-grower farms...

Food crisis, inevitable in Nigeria –Experts

Experts in the agriculture sector have warned that Nigeria may be hit by food crisis, except proactive measures were...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Florence Torson-Hart

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

FG seeks increase in livestock production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono, has said that livestock production has to increase in quality...

As Stakeholders Move To Reposition Agriculture As Mainstay Of Nigeria’s Economy

Agriculture which was the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy before the discovery of crude oil, from 1960 to 1969, accounted...

With Customs’ reputation for aiding rice smuggling, how logical is border closure?

When rice is smuggled into Nigeria, it is not all brought in bits that are hidden in weird vehicle...

Professor Oyebiodun Grace Longe Makes History As The First Female Nigerian Emeritus Professor In Agriculture

The Senate of Nigeria’s premier and foremost university (University of Ibadan) has ratified the appointment of retired Professor Oyebiodun...

Accra AGRF secures US$728.6 million for African agricultural transformation

The just-ended Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), held in Accra, Ghana has secured investment pledges totaling, 728.6 million US...

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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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