Wednesday, December 19, 2018

International Fund for Agricultural Development

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Workshop on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development

Application Deadline is 02 January 2019In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people...
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation

Opportunity for Pacific Agro-SMES to Grow Their Business: Innovation Grant Facility...

The Innovation Grant Facility (IGF) provides funding to agro-based small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in seven Pacific Island States; Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall...

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...
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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

FAO Vacancy: Senior Agricultural Officer

Deadline For Application: 31 December 2018DUTY STATION: Rome, ItalyOrganizational SettingThe FAO Agriculture and...
FAO Jobs and News

FAO Vacancy: Agricultural Officer (IPPC Technical Support)

Agricultural Officer (IPPC Technical Support)Organizational Unit: Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, AGD International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat, IPPC (AGDI)Deadline For Application: 7 December 2018Organizational Setting The...




Agriculture Guest Post

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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...
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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...
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...

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...

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

How to minimise milk fat depression

With many milk contracts in both the UK and USA now rewarding farmers for higher...

Red Tractor’s new inspection regime – what you need to know

Red Tractor is increasing the number of unannounced inspections on farms that fall short of...

5 things to consider when choosing your milking liners

The milking machine is one of the few pieces of technology that comes in to...

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...