Tuesday, October 23, 2018

FoodShot Global

FoodShot Global 2018 Challenge: Innovating Soil 3.0

FoodShot Global — Groundbreaking Soil Innovations This year's challenge imagines a world where soil supports more nutritious food, increases yields, and farmer profits, and combats...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln CUSP for Rwandan Agricultural leaders

University of Nebraska – Lincoln CUSP for Rwandan Agricultural leaders

Application Deadline: December 21, 2018The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (“Nebraska” or “the university”) in the USA seeks to recruit up to 50 qualified Rwandan students...

5 non farming agriculture Business

5 Non-Farming Agriculture Business You Can Do

Agriculture, in recent times, has gained a lot of attention from International Authorities such as the FAO, IMF, World Bank and UNICEF. Not only...
farmers

How contract agriculture can open export market for farmers

Contract farming has been a central part of agriculture for decades. This method of farming is playing an increasingly crucial role in many developing...



Local Organization in Nigeria, MushinToTheWorld Walk Against Hunger

A Non-For-Profit group/movement based in Lagos Nigeria MushinToTheWorldis organizing what is termed Nigeria’s biggest community awareness project called #WalkAgainstHunger, the project was jointly organized by MushinToTheWorld Foundation and...
iita data-sprint

IITA Kicks off Data Challenge with #datasprint2018

In a bid to increase the level of compliance with the open access policy, IITA has allocated resources to help capture and optimize historical research data...

FAO Jobs and News

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Fellowship Programme...

The FAO Fellows Programme is designed to attract fellows, typically PhD students, researchers and professors, who have an advanced level of relevant technical knowledge...
FAO Jobs and News

FAO Vacancy: Livestock Development Officer

Position Title: Livestock Development OfficerDeadline for Application: 15 October 2018 Organizational SettingThe Regional Office for RLC is responsible for leading FAO's response to regional priorities...




Agriculture Guest Post

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CROP

How to Plant Guava Tree

How to Grow Guavas The guava is a shrub or small tree which grows 2 to 8 m tall. When cultivated it is usually pruned...

Making Fortune From Okra Farm

Okra is a very popular and nutritious vegetable farmed and consumed by many people across the country, but some Nigerian farmers hardly see okra...
Dangote-tomato-processing

Check Out The New Technique Developed by a Farmers To Preserve Tomatoes

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He...

Kerala gets an official fruit – jackfruit

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After the state animal, bird, flower and fish, the jackfruit was today declared as Kerala's official fruit.An official announcement on giving the largest...
diabetes: wheat flour and cassava flour

Diabetes: Cassava Flour and Wheat Flour

 In recent times there have been claims and counter claims on the health effect or rather consequences of replacing wheat flour with cassava flour...

Useful Tips for transplanting vegetables

According to Mother earth living, an online agri-solutions platform, transplants need to be moved into moist and well prepared soil which allows them to...


LIVESTOCK

Others move on protein protection

The United States Food and Drug Administration and the European Union have tightened controls on...

Producing on pasture: an unexpected lifeline for Free State dairy

Free State dairy farmer Mick Quin has managed to grow his business by more than...

Can agriculture really create jobs?

After reading the report ‘Overcoming Poverty and Inequality in South Africa’, which was published earlier...

Profiting from indigenous livestock

John Schenk and Fiona Lees are focused on the timber industry near Hogsback, but started...

Expert advises snail farmers on how to achieve best yield

Animal Scientist, Dr Yemi Popoola, of Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan, on...