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12 May
Promoters of genetically modified crops are deceiving farmers to plant Bt Cowpea without adequate sensitization, the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has alleged.
4 Nov 2021
On Wednesday, the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nigeria’s National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), as well as agriculture and biotech experts hailed the introduction of biotech cowpea in Nigeria.
30 Aug 2021
The Federal Government has picked a total of 820 Nigerian farmers selected from 36 states of the country to participate in a nation-wide demonstration of the recently
21 Jun 2021
Farmers, exporters and aggregators of tomatoes, sesame seeds and cowpea as well as other stakeholders have been trained by the Federal Government in the international standards and procedures for export.
16 Dec 2019
The Federal Government has approved registration and release of a new Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea variety for commercialisation.
17 Oct 2019
The Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has unveiled a pod borer-resistant variety of cowpea which could help farmers overcome challenges of the pest.
17 Jun 2019
Professor Ishaku Fagus of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, has revealed the production of a cowpea variety...
19 Apr 2019
Nigeria, said to be the number one producer of cowpea globally, spends over N16 billion to import the commodity from Cameroon and Burkina Faso annually.In addition, there was still consumption deficit of 500,000 tonnes despite.....
25 Feb 2019
Researchers in the United States of America have developed a new technology that can trap photosynthetic energy capable of increasing crop productivity by at least 40 per cent. The researchers explained that “plants convert sunlight into energy through photosynthesis but most crops on the planet are plagued by a photosynthetic glitch, and to deal with…

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