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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...

Understanding organic agriculture principles low in Nigeria – Stakeholders

By Ebere Agozie Stakeholders in organic Agriculture say a lot of advocacy and awareness campaigns are needed for farmers to understand the benefits of organic...

‘Nigeria can earn over N10b from coconut yearly’

Nigeria has the potential to earn over N10 billion yearly from farmers and agro- business entrepreneurs from the coconut subsector, a group, the National...

Better seeds could help African farmers grow far more

An air of Malthusian gloom hangs over smallhold farmers in Sironko, in eastern Uganda. In the old days, they say, their parents reaped plentiful...

‘Pesticides affecting farmers’ produce

A consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has urged government to take steps to control the flow of chemical pesticides to save...

Group seeks private sector-driven extension service

To ensure farmers and food  processors produce crops and livestock that meet export standard, the Country Representative, Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) Nigeria,...

‘Farming is a lucrative business’

Many young Nigerians are quitting their flourishing careers, ditching their businesses and opting for farming as a profession. Most of them say it wasn’t...

24 fertiliser blending plants currently functional in Nigeria — Society

By Felicia Imohimi Mr Gideon Negedu, the Executive Secretary, Fertiliser Producers Society of Nigeria says Nigeria currently has 24 functioning fertilisers blending plants across the...
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