Aregbesola lists strategies adopted to revolutionising agric in Osun
The Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has listed the various strategies employed by his government to make agriculture much more attractive especially to the younger generation in the state.
Katsina launches total mechanisation initiative
As part of efforts to increase food production, the Katsina State government has launched a programme called Farm-to-Folk initiative has been launched, in collaboration with Springfield Agro Limited, a Kewalram Chanrai Group company, in partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
At product launch, commissioner lists low productivity as bane of agric
The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Toyin Suarau has identified low productivity as one of the challenges facing agriculture in the country. This, he said can be addressed with the newly launched Natural Clean Farming Technology.
2,000 sesame farmers benefit from Olam’s outgrow initiative in Jigawa
Olam Nigeria Limited has empowered 2,000 Sesame farmers in Jigawa State, to increase the country’s share of agricultural commodities for export market.The programme, anchored under its Sustainable Village Program.....
Small-scale women farmers demand 10% allocation to agriculture
Small-scale Women Famers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON) has urged the Federal Government to release the 10 per cent allocation provided in the federal budget for agriculture.
Nigeria can earn additional N15tr from cassava
The President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Pastor Segun Adewumi has appealed to the Federal Government to boost cassava production, for the country to get additional N15tr to enhance the economy.
Stakeholders appeal to FG on accessible infrastructure
According to him, some of the major challenges stakeholders are facing in the rice sector include, unavailability of modern tractors, parboiling machine, drying machine, access roads and boreholes.
Kano produces 60 percent of Nigerian seed
“Kano produces 60 per cent of the seeds in Nigeria. Whereas, Nigeria produces 65 per cent of seeds used in West African sub-region. And most of these seeds are produced in Kano,” he said.
TMD Synergy launches natural clean farming technology to assist farmers
Fish, poultry and pig farmers, who have been battling endlessly to ensure odourless and flies free environment, due to their farms activities...