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27 Dec 2015
TOWARDS stemming the tide of the ravaging Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) prevalent in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), held a one-day Awareness and Launching of the ‘Stop Bunchy Top’ workshop and campaign in Abeokuta, the state capital, to stop the spread of the disease.…
27 Dec 2015
• Receive 100 Broiler-Feed-Veterinary Drug Pack Each
27 Dec 2015
• 20,000 Agricultural Loans For Nigerian Farmers FACED with infrastructural deficit and an aging workforce, Nigeria’s agricultural sector has suffered from inconsistent policies and disjointed development programmes. The country is largely at the mercy of food imports, while its vast arable land is under-farmed. Strikingly, Cassava, which is Nigeria’s major produce, is largely underutilised, as…
20 Dec 2015
The former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and President, African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has called on stakeholders in the agriculture to stand behind his successor, Chief Audu Ogbeh to enable him succeed in the assignment.
20 Dec 2015
WORRIED by the spate of unemployment in the country and the fate of over 15, 000 students of Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo, after graduation, the Provost of the college, Prof. Olukoya Ogen has resorted to agriculture for employment opportunities and bail-out from the oil recession.
20 Dec 2015
AGRICULTURE practitioners in Abia state, at a meeting held in Umuahia North LGA have approved the Education for Employment programme (E4E) recently created by the governor of the state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.
17 Dec 2015
The clamour for Nigerians to take centre stage in industrialization and home-grown businesses is not new. In fact, as early as 1970s, Nigerians started seeking for the Nigerianisation of the strategic sectors of the economy, especially the Oil and Gas Industry.
17 Dec 2015
Nigerite Limited has been set up in April 1959 by three shareholders, Etex Group, worldwide leader of the fibre-cement industry, the five States of Western Nigeria now represented by Odu’a Investment and PZ Cussons, the well-known FMCG group.
13 Dec 2015
IN an effort to compliment federal government’s policy in rice production, the Kano state government has reintroduced marketing board for wheat and rice producers in the state, affirming, too, that a plan was in pipeline to partner Nigeria Commodity and Exchange Commission for produce warehousing.
13 Dec 2015
Away from the conventional inorganic fertilizer, widely used in crop farming, a group of farmers in Katcha Local Government of Niger State, under the investment and technical watch of Contec Global Agro Ltd are deploying organic fertilizers and pesticides in a pilot scale of over 30 hectares farmland to grow rice.
12 Dec 2015
STAKEHOLDERS in the Nigeria cocoa value chain have called on government at different levels to be involved in the initiation, implementation and monitoring of intervention projects and aid packages in the industry.
6 Dec 2015
TO create an opportunity for farmers from different parts of Lagos and the Southwest to get ready market for their produce, Corporate Farmer’s Market opened last week in Gbagada, New Garage Field, Lagos. Corporate Farmers’ Market is one in which farmers bring their fresh produce to sell directly to consumers. The corporate farmers’ market, which…

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