Tuesday, 7th December 2021
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7 Nov
The Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) has concluded a one-day training for extension workers, farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
4 Nov
Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has called on local and foreign investors to establish small, medium and large-scale onion processing plants to boost production
4 Nov
Stakeholders in the forest resources sector have called on the Federal Government and other relevant authorities to fast-track the process of approval of the National Forestry
4 Nov
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has said it will empower 16 million farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to become globally competitive using the best technology
4 Nov
Heifer Nigeria, a global non-profit organisation, is ready to help lift one million smallholder farmers out of poverty by 2030.
2 Nov
Kano farmers have expressed worry as the rainy season seemed to have come to an end abruptly.The situation has made it difficult for most of the farmers to achieve expected harvests.
2 Nov
Oil palm entrepreneurs and researchers have called on the government to remove hurdles and create more enabling environment for investors and smallholder farmers in the subsector.
2 Nov
The Kebbi State Government and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture have trained agricultural extension agents in the state. The three-day training, which was held in Birnin Kebbi...
2 Nov
Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria, Kaduna State, has decried high cost of agro-chemicals in the country, saying Nigerians spend N268 billion yearly to purchase the chemicals.
2 Nov
Professor of Agricultural Economics at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr Remy Mejeha, has alerted the nation to consequences of not mobilising the nation’s rural resources for greater economic growth.
28 Oct
Mr. President, it’s been two years since your government imposed a ban on importation of rice. We all believed that the policy decision was made with best intentions as you wanted to encourage our indigenous farmers ...
28 Oct
The Federal Government has promised to ensure that only safe genetically modified crops will be allowed to be cultivated in the country.


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