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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...

Osinbajo to inaugurate national livestock plan in Adamawa

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will visit Adamawa on  Sept. 10 to inaugurate the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). The plan which is to...

Abiodun gives free land to 2,000 farmers

Governor Dapo Abiodun has flagged off the Ogun State Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, signalling the commencement of an agricultural revolution in the state. Speaking at the...

Expert Disagrees With EU’s Palm Oil Concerns, Says Forest Will Be Replenished

A Nigerian palm oil expert, John Omale, has said that he disagrees with concerns been spread by the European Union and other global warming...

Digital Technology Will Improve Agriculture In Africa –Osinbajo

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that digital technology and its application will change the face of agriculture in Africa. Osinbajo made this...
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