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‘Research, Innovation In Agriculture Pivotal To Economic Development’

Stakeholders present at the International Conference and Expo on Research and Innovations in Agriculture (ICERIA) have unanimously agreed that research and innovations in the...

We found the genes that allowed plants to colonise land 500 million years ago

The world 500 million years ago looked very different to today. The land was bare, with only bacteria, fungi and algae able to survive...

FIIRO DG didn’t complete PhD programme – Supervisor

Prof. Mansour Moudachirou, the project supervisor of the embattled Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Chima Igwe, has revealed that Igwe...

Climate Change: How Changing Weather Patterns Impacted Agriculture, Health, other key sectors in Nigeria in 2019 – Report

Changing weather patterns triggered by climate change had a direct negative effect on many key developmental sectors in...

B/Haram resurgence dampens hope of Borno farmers

The Boko Haram insurgency has negatively impacted on agricultural production on an immeasurable scale in Borno State, drastically...

Vet experts vaccinate local chickens against Newcastle

Veterinary experts under the sponsorship of Azhili Progressive Club, Wakama in Akun Development Area of Nasarawa State, have...

Best way to reduce tomato post-harvest losses

Proximate processing of tomato will go a long way in reducing losses incurred by tomato farmers and processors...

Lagos to plant 500,000 coconut seedlings this year

The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has said it will partner Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency...

‘Why local farmers can’t adopt vertical farming system’

An agriculture expert, Mr Ismail Ibrahim, has harped on benefits of vertical farming system and its potential to...

Why Nigerian Farmers should practice late farming in 2020 — NiMet

The 2020 forecast by Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has revealed that farmers who cultivate early in 2020 are...

NiMet warns farmers on early planting

Barring any acute climatic change events, this year rainy season will last four months in the far northern...

MAN to establish N9bn Moringa plantation

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Tuesday said it had concluded plans establish N9 billion moringa oleifera farming...

APPEALS Project: BUK trains 1400 agripreneurs in fisheries, others

The Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project, (APPEALS) in collaboration with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture,...

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Making Huge Profit Through Spices Processing, Packaging

Spices are a common ingredient in many dishes across Nigeria and beyond. We love them for the rich flavour, colour and taste they...

All You Need To Know To Make Snail Farming Money Spinner

If you are looking for an agribusiness to invest in and one that is highly profitable, in which you do not have to...

How to cultivate pumpkin for sustainable income

The pumpkin is popularly known as ugu. It is a native plant of West Africa and is mostly grown and consumed in the southern...

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.

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How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun Peter Michel 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.

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The planty cube is a vertical farming system...

Agriculture IoT startup n.thing has developed ‘planty cube,’ an automated vertical farming system that allows users to maintain crops at any time and from...

How super-detailed drone mapping is changing farming forever

To stay profitable in an increasingly tough environment, farmers must use their land and other resources to their maximum potential. The amazingly detailed imagery...

‘Farmers must adopt new technologies for profit’

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture is committed to refocusing the agricultural sector by educating farmers on the right technologies to adopt during production, processing,...

Biofuel sparks hundreds of farmer machinery repair complaints

The use of biofuel has sparked hundreds of complaints from farmers who claim it is forcing them into "unacceptable" costly machinery repairs. Adding biofuel -...

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...

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COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON...

Vet experts vaccinate local chickens against Newcastle

Veterinary experts under the sponsorship of Azhili Progressive...

Best way to reduce tomato post-harvest losses

Proximate processing of tomato will go a long...

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

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

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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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Climate Change: How Changing Weather Patterns Impacted Agriculture, Health, other key sectors in Nigeria in 2019 – Report

Changing weather patterns triggered by climate change had a direct negative effect on many key developmental sectors in...

B/Haram resurgence dampens hope of Borno farmers

The Boko Haram insurgency has negatively impacted on agricultural production on an immeasurable scale in Borno State, drastically...

Vet experts vaccinate local chickens against Newcastle

Veterinary experts under the sponsorship of Azhili Progressive Club, Wakama in Akun Development Area of Nasarawa State, have...

Best way to reduce tomato post-harvest losses

Proximate processing of tomato will go a long way in reducing losses incurred by tomato farmers and processors...

Lagos to plant 500,000 coconut seedlings this year

The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has said it will partner Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency...

‘Why local farmers can’t adopt vertical farming system’

An agriculture expert, Mr Ismail Ibrahim, has harped on benefits of vertical farming system and its potential to...

Why Nigerian Farmers should practice late farming in 2020 — NiMet

The 2020 forecast by Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has revealed that farmers who cultivate early in 2020 are...

NiMet warns farmers on early planting

Barring any acute climatic change events, this year rainy season will last four months in the far northern...

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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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