South West stakeholders set to power economy with Agriculture
The state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who stated that the event is not only timely and auspicious, said it is of critical essence that stakeholders come together to discuss the matter of regional survival and growth.
Drop in cocoa production linked to government’s theoretical policies
As Nigeria Drops To Seventh Position In Cocoa Production, According To International Cocoa Organisation, OLUWASEUN AKINGBOYE in Akure, Takes A Look At The Situation In Ondo State ...
Don seeks special funding for Agricultural Extension Services
To end the limitations confronting graduates of various entrepreneurial programmes, particularly in the area of Agricultural Extension Services, Professor of Agricultural Extension ...
RIFAN calls for proper distribution of locally produced rice
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), on Friday called for proper distribution of locally produced rice to meet up the country’s need of the commodity.
Governors, ministers, set for 2016 nutritious food fair
From November 9 to 11, 2016, HarvestPlus, would be bringing together heavyweights in the industrial sector, food processors and farmers for the second edition of the annual Nutritious Food Fair....
90 year-old Abia cocoa farmer, others lament ageing workforce
Cocoa farming has remained a very lucrative business in Abia State, attracting investors, which has continue to boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state, since it joined major players in the sector for 15 years
Local fabricator constructs rice milling machine of 50mt capacity
The frantic search for localised rice milling machine to satisfy local demand, has prompted Engineer Iliyasu Nazifi, a Kano-based Process Engineer/Chemical Engineer, to manufacture a machine, with the capacity of processing 50 metric tonnes of rice per day.
Increase in demand for local rice excites Delta commercial farmer
A large scale rice farmer in Asaba, Mr. Raymos Guanah, on Sunday observed that demand for locally-produced rice was on the increase.