‘Poor varieties of seeds affecting tomato production’
Poor planting materials have been identified as a factor retarding production, higher yield and profitability of tomato production.
Adequate health services for farmers will aid profit margin, production, says Abuah
Provision of adequate health services and necessary welfare packages for the well being of farmers, has been identified as necessary impetus to increase production and profit margin in the agriculture sector.
Stakeholders’ strategies for re-awakening Nigeria’s cocoa economy
Head, Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA writes on the efforts of stakeholders in the cocoa value chain development to make the crop the mainstay of the economy; climate change management through agro-forestry and yardsticks for certification to meet international standards, among other industry issues. With the realities that there are structural bottlenecks in Nigeria causing inadequate…
Firm distributes sesame seeds to farmers in Taraba
No fewer than 800 farmers have been supported with four kilogrames of the sesame seeds each by Olam Nigeria Limited. The distribution improved the seeds, according to the Branch Manager of Olam, Roshan Tated, was aimed at empowering farmers in the state to embark on sesame seed farming. The distribution is geared at “improving sesame…
Olam to launch largest integrated poultry facility in Kaduna
In the past 27 years, the company says it has expanded from cashew into cocoa, sesame, rice, wheat milling, biscuits, confectionary, dairy products, noodles and kitchen ingredients, such as tomato paste and seasoning.
Supporting Nigeria’s agricultural change agenda in a meaningful way
Agriculture, no doubt, accounts for two-thirds of livelihood, just as food accounts for two-third of the household budgets in Nigeria. It, therefore, makes up a very important part of the lives of people.
Olam, farmers partner to boost sesame production
About 500 farmers from Bauchi state are to be trained on modern sustainable agronomic practices that will produce higher yield and quality products of Sesame in their communities as part ...