Soybean shortage imminent, as supply falls steeply
The Poultry industry is currently in dire straits, forcing many farms and hatcheries to go underground. Those still operating are either struggling to remain in business at zero profit or incurring huge debts to stay afloat.
GBfoods steps up to boost soybean production
As part of efforts aimed at making Nigeria a model in food security and also the food basket of Africa, GBfoods has promised to intensify efforts in the cultivation of soybeans to boost the production of its mayonnaise.
NBMA debunks rumour of GM mangoes, cassava in circulation
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has described as untrue, rumour of Genetically Modified (GM) mangoes, grape fruits, cassava and others in Nigerian markets, noting that the claim is completely false and an indication of ignorance. Director General/CEO of the agency, Dr. Rufus Ebegba, who accused a Radio station based in Abuja of spreading the…
How new technology boosts crop productivity by 40%
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…