Boroh, represented by a staff of the Post Training and Engagement Unit of the Amnesty office, Ogbodu Eghe, stated this at a one day sensitisation meeting with some delegates currently undergoing training on poultry farming, at Issachar Farms, Kpite in Tai local government area of Rivers State.
The natnuPreneur broiler out-grower scheme out to enhance profitability, says Adewole
The Coordinator of Nigeria’s foremost Broiler Out-grower scheme, ‘natnuPreneur’, Mr. Gbolade Adewole has affirmed the commitment of the scheme, to help boost supply of high quality locally bred chicken for consumption, and making quality chicken available and affordable.
Oyintiloye empowers 759 farmers, senior citizens
A Member of the Osun State House of Assembly, representing Obokun State Constituency, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye has distributed farm inputs, and other empowerment materials to farmers and some other residents of his constituency.
Lagos commences enforcement on unwholesome meat transportation
The Lagos State government has reiterated commitment towards attainment of food security and hygienic environment, noting that the two areas occupy the front burner with the present administration, towards wealth creation, as well as reduce poverty.
Researchers employ SAH technology for cassava materials multiplication
A cassava breeder with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Peter Kulakow said the beauty of the technology is its rapid multiplication ratio.
Katsina will involve youths to revive cotton production, says Yakubu
The sum of N2 billion was set aside in 2016 for the rehabilitation of our dams and construction of new ones. So cotton production, among others, will definitely have a boost.
Grow Africa signs pact with NABG, others to increase investment in Agric
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grow Africa, William Asiko, who disclosed that the collaboration would bring together different actors in the value chain, said they have agreed to focus on Cassava, Rice and horticulture.
Veterinary council advocates international standard for abattoirs
Chairman of the body’s continuing education, Prof. Gabriel T. Ogundipe, stated this in Yola, at a one-day refresher seminar organised by the council to educate its members on modern techniques of detecting diseases in animals.
Government must evolve friendly policies to support production, says Oluleye
Oluomo Oluwole Oluleye, an indigene of Efon Alaye, Efon Local Council, Ekiti Central Senatorial District, Ekiti State and a livestock farmer, is the Chairman, Daytin Ventures Limited Efon-Alaaye.
Osinbajo commissions N10b WACOT rice mill in Kebbi
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned WACOTRice Limited’s state-of-the-art rice mill, with capacity of processing over 120,000 metric tonnes of paddy per annum.
Diseases, pests threaten Nigeria’s $6b annual turnover from Maize
The maize industry is currently challenged by an array of diseases and pests, especially armyworm caterpillar, stem borers; and Corn earworms, among others, which have dealt deadly and devastating blows on maize plantations across the country.