To increase access to agriculture mechanization, the federal government and an American manufacturing company, John Deere and Tata have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide tractors to farmers at a.n affordable rate
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The Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project in Lagos State has been commended by beneficiaries for their support towards enhancing farmers’ productivity in Lagos State.
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has engaged no fewer than 967,000 farmers as part of efforts to enhance food production in Nigeria.
Bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen are primarily caused by the influx of foreign herders, the absence of grazing routes, cattle rustlings and the marginalisation of Fulani herdsmen in the political affairs of their host communities.
Coordinator of the Organic Agricultural Development Culture and Practice Pilot Programme, Martin N. Ihesie, has called on Federal Government to urgently look inwards and assess the effects of the continued use of chemical fertiliser and others by farmers.
As the new pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called Petrol, continues to affect all strata of the economy, the agriculture sector has also been badly hit, as farmers and sector players have continued to groan unabatedly.
The Central and West Africa Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) and National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike hub, Abia State, have commenced collaboration with farmers, to curtail the spread of Cassava viral diseases – Cassava mosaic and Cassava brown streak diseases.
A total of 100,000 farmers have been trained by Nestle Nigeria, in the last one year, just as the firm has commenced sourcing of its raw materials locally.
The high cost of transportation has been identified as one of the major factors contributing to the rising cost of food crops and other farm produce across the country.
Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Foundation) has distributed various agricultural inputs to 800 selected farmers across Ikorodu and Epe area of Lagos State.
Tension heightened, yesterday, in two communities within the Ala Forest Reserve axis of Akure North Local Council, Ondo State, following attack on some farmers by those suspected to be herders.