Herders flee after Ondo community arrests 150 cows for destroying farmland
There was a mild drama in Ijare town, an agrarian community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State yesterday as Fulani herdsmen deserted their cows and scampered for safety.
Rice stakeholders lament challenges of production, demand road upgrade
Rice farmers, processors and researchers have lamented high cost of transportation, shortage of electricity supply, scanty irrigation facilities and expensive planting
Village maps out farmland for production of food, cash crops
The agrarian community of Oloko, in Ikwuano local government area of Abia State has mapped out a parcel of land for food cultivation to address escalating rate of unemployment among its people, propel development and prevent criminalities. In this regard, the community has mapped out expanse of land for allotment to those willing to farm but…
Farmland clearing, livestock production, others aggravate climate change
Scientists have categorically proven that the drive to produce more food to meet the growing world demand is a major factor contributing to a warmer atmosphere around the globe. Specifically, land clearing, charcoal production, cattle breeding/rearing, aquaculture, livestock production and application of agro-chemicals are, to a very large extent, responsible for hotter climate and environmental…