Food security: NIHORT urges farmers to adhere to planting season
The Executive Director, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, says the planting season must not be missed by farmers, while preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Institute harps on plantain input multiplication
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has reiterated that there are job opportunities for youths and women in multiplication of plantain planting materials and cultivation of mushrooms.
Trainers urge youths to embrace plantain, pineapple farming as goldmines
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), on Monday, trained about 45 farmers on the use of modern technologies in the production of plantain and pineapple in Edo State.
How to make N16m from orange yearly, by NIHORT specialist
A citrus specialist at the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Dr Stephen Afolayan, has disclosed how farmers can harvest about N16 million worth of oranges on the one-hectare plantation.
NIHORT trains 100 on tomato, ugu value chains with N6m start-up kits
Efforts to mobilise youths and women to profitably play greater roles in value chain development by cultivating, aggregating, processing and storing, as well as marketing of the horticultural products necessitated the training of the participants, Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, Executive Director of the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), has said. He said this during an opening…
Nigeria is 500,000-tonne deficient in yearly tomato production
It has been disclosed that Nigeria needs to produce additional 500,000 metric tonnes of fresh tomatoes to meet annual demand for local consumption, apart from industrial utilisation.
Nigeria needs eight million hectares, 24m workers to tackle orange juice deficit
Nigeria needs 8 million hectares of farmland and a minimum of 24 million fully engaged workers to produce the annual national citrus juice deficit, estimated to be 414 million litres. Despite the presence of all factors of production...
NIHORT trains 30 youth to create wealth, jobs from seedling production
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, in collaboration with Onicon.Resources Ltd, has commenced training of 30 youths...
NIHORT empowers 120 Deltans on mushroom, ginger cultivation
Over 120 people have been trained on mushroom & ginger cultivation and value chains development in Delta State. The training and empowerment facilitated by a legislator representing Ndokwa/Ukwani Federal Constituency, Hon. Ossai Nicholas Ossai was specifically organised for youths and women from the three Local Government Areas Ukwani, Ndokwa West, and Udokwa East…