Northwest can generate $2.5b from cotton yearly, says NEPC
The North West region of the country is said to possess the potential of earning $2b to $2.5b yearly from cotton exports, but to achieve this...
Chi Farms, Zoetis partner on veterinary lab project
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has lauded CHI Farms and Zoetis for the establishment of City Laboratory...
FMARD, ARMTI train 156 on dry season farming
A total of 156 peasant farmers drawn from nine rural communities in Ilorin South and Ifelodun Local Council Areas of Kwara State, benefited...
Economic lessons from vegetable farmers of the LASU gate
Once again, revelations by smallholder vegetable farmers at the Ojo area of Lagos have affirmed the empowerment and poverty-breaking potential of agriculture.
Nigeria's food security efforts under threat, says FAO
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has raised concerns that the increasing cases of flooding, conflict and climate change...
Odu'a declares N698m profit, cultivates tomatoes
Odu'a Investment Company Ltd has declared N698 million as profit before tax for the financial year ended in December 31, 2017.
Oyo agric summit to bridge gap among value-chain operators
Oyo State government has said that its agriculture investment summit is expected to bridge the gap among farmers, agric producers, agro-allied industries, research institutes, government, agricultural banks and private companies. Scheduled for Thursday and Friday October 11 and 12, 2018, the summit has the theme: “Transforming Oyo State’s Agriculture and Agro –Allied Industry: Private Sector…
84,000 lose jobs as 16 cocoa companies go under
Over 84,000 Nigerians have lost their jobs in the cocoa value chain industry while about 16 companies have folded up in the last 10 years.