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Ondo distributes 20,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers in Isua-Akoko

No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government. Newsmen...

4,390 Anambra farmers get input

Emma Elekwa, Onitsha Over 4,390 farmers in Anambra State have benefited from farm input donated by  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Comprising seeds/seedlings, knapsack sprayers and agrochemicals,...

Saving agric from extinction

Some farmers have lost their income to coronavirus (COVID-19) that disrupted the food supply chain. To solve the problem, experts have suggested ways to...

Nigeria’s president urges farmers to increase food production

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerian farmers to increase their food production as Nigeria has ‘no money’ for food importation. Even before the coronavirus pandemic,...

Nigeria Records 245 New Coronavirus Cases, Six Deaths

Nigeria has recorded 245 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 2802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

How coronavirus pandemic may affect food harvest – farmer

A greenhouse farmer, Mr. Chuba Chukwuka, has stated that a prolonged COVID-19 situation in Nigeria may affect food harvest negatively. In an interview with newsmen,...

Scramble for gold threatens cocoa farming in Osun community

The scramble for gold is threatening agriculture. Increased illegal gold mining in recent years has created heavy environmental calamities. These include soil erosion and...

Gov. Ortom Vows To Prosecutes Violators Of State Ranching Law

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday vowed to prosecute all violators of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law. This was contained in a statement signed...

Italy ready to invest in Nigeria’s agric sector

By Edith Ike-Eboh Mr Alessandro Gerbino, Trade Commissioner,  Italian Trade Agency (ITA), said the Italian government was ready to invest in Nigeria’s agricultural sector. Gerbino said...

Economy: Stakeholders calls for digitisation of agricultural sector

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Stakeholders at the Global Trade Review (GRT) 2020 have stressed the need for effective digitisation of Nigeria’s agricultural sector to revitalise economic...

Nigeria to begin rice export in 2 years – Minister

By Cecilia Ijuo The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Sabo Nanono, said on Tuesday in Abuja that Nigeria would hopefully begin exporting rice...

FG to site specialised agricultural market in Osun

By Olajide Idowu The Federal Government is to site a specialised agricultural produce and international fish market in Ijebu –Jesa in Oriade Local Government Area...

Baptist leader to Nigerians: go back to the farms

Adeola Ogunlade PRESIDENT of Lagos East Baptist Conference, Rev (Dr) Emmanuel Awotunde, has urged Nigerians, especially youths to return to the farms for the nation...

Border closure saves Nigeria’s poultry industry N50bn – NIAS boss

By Felicia Imohimi The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October. Prof. Eustace...

Agriculture key to jobs, wealth creation

Lucas Ajanaku and Busola Aro If the agric sector is properly structured, it holds the greatest potential for job and wealth creation, premier African digital...

Agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigerians – Cellulant CEO

By Mercy Omoike An Agriculture entrepreneur, Mr Bolaji Akinboro, says agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigerians but needs to be properly structured for...

FAO to help Nigeria tackle soil erosion, environmental degradation

  By Felicia Imohimi The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), says it is committed to providing technical assistance towards controlling soil erosion and environmental degradation in...

Resolving tractor issue key to mechanisation – Propcom

By Sylvester Thompson Pro com Mai-Karfi (PM), a market development programme funded by UkAid says Nigeria can fast track agricultural mechanization and ensure food security...

NGO to deliver e- extension to rural farmers, youths in Nigeria

By Sylvester Thompson Sasakawa Africa Association(SAA), has promised to engage youths in agriculture by providing timely information and technology to rural farmers and extension agents...

Border closure opens opportunities for poultry farmers – Exhibition coordinator

By Uchenna Eletuo The closure of the Nigeria’s land borders has opened a vista of opportunities for poultry farmers, the Coordinator of the 2019 Nigeria...
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