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‘Soil management crucial to food security’

Soil scientists have harped on the necessity to enhance the standard of soil within the nation to realize meals safety and enhance quality of life of Nigerians. According to...

Alasoadura: Rice in crashed truck meant for Christmas, condoles with victims

The crashed rice trailer belonging to Senator Tayo AlasoaduraSenator Tayo Alasoadura, the owner of the branded rice inside the truck which crashed into a...

We’ll begin production of ethanol, glucose syrup from sweet sorghum soon

Nigeria will in the first quarter of 2019 begin the production of ethanol and glucose syrup from sweet sorghum for industrial use. In this...

NAERLS advocates ICT to enhance extension service delivery |

Technology<br />Photo: Odd HillAs a way of reducing cost of extension service delivery across the country, the use of Information and Communication Technologies...

Attributing killings to Fulani is blackmail- Group

Patron and leader of all Fulani groups  in Nigeria, Ibrahim Dangirka, has described those attributing the killings going on in Zamfara, Taraba, Kaduna and...

Farmers call for investment in seed yam production

The Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to invest in seed yam production. The post Farmers...

Cross River plans to earn revenue from cocoa, rice

Cocoa podsThe Cross River State government plans to break away from over-dependence on the monthly allocations for Abuja. Its area of focus is the production...

1,252 farmers get Lagos Agric Value Empowerment Support

The Lagos State government has supported a total of 1,252 farmers in various farming enterprise, to boost their productive capacities in line with the...

Did your farm make profit in 2018?

Happy New Year. The holidays are over and its back to the farm. But how did you perform in 2018? It is time to...

Health risks of using ripening agents in fruits

Regular consumers of plantain, banana, mango and other types of fruits, especially those bought in markets, risk contracting life-threatening diseases. The health threats have...

Why we ask research institutes to establish technology outreach centres

The Executive Secretary of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Alhaji  Saidu Abubakar Madagwa, has explained why it was necessary to decentralise the...

120,000 rice farmers benefit in Kano

No fewer than 120,000 rice farmers in Kano State will benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) for this year’s dry season...

EU increases soybeans imports from US

Imports of soybeans from the United States by the European Union have increased by a massive 112% knocking its traditional source of Brazil into...

China to import potato, cherry, wheat from Pakistan

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing here on Friday said that China was interested to enhance its import of potato, cherry, wheat besides increasing...

India. Low temperatures to boost wheat crop

Wintery conditions marked by lower-than-normal temperature have improved the prospects for a bumper wheat output this rabi season, even though scanty rains could affect...

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