Group urges youth empowerment via agric
The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has been urged to facilitate the agriculture policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari and prioritise youth empowerment in the sector.
Government signs N25b contract to aid school feeding
As part of preparations for the takeoff of proposed free feeding for school children, the Federal Government has signed a N25 billion contract with Tuns Farms to facilitate egg production in the country.
Again, Benue restates objection to grazing routes
For the umpteenth time, the Benue state government has stated that the state has no land for grazing and is therefore opposed to the establishment of grazing reserves in the state.
Ogbeh, Aregbesola, Ooni make case for agriculture development
The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday said the Federal Government would embark on planting two million cashews yearly for four years and also set the stage for massive cocoa...
Worm disease hits maize production in southwest
Federal government yesterday alerted on the outbreak of ‘army worm disease’ that is currently attacking maize farms in some states in the southwest of the country.
Tomato scarcity as a metaphor
There is another side to this whole tomato thing that is noteworthy. Special notice must be taken of the reference to the insurgency in the North East as a threat to agriculture.