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Personalised banking relationships are essential for farmers

Tsitsikamma dairy farmer, Nigel Lok, has 920 Holsteins producing 25 000ℓ of milk per day, and a total herd of 1 800 cows‘Nedbank...
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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...
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Nigeria’s agric export rises 24% in 3 months

Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the...
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Do you need Sesame? Farmers in Nigeria are seeking large-scale buyers

With over 4,000 sesame farmers, Sokoto state in Nigeria produces large quantities of sesame seeds, enough for local consumption and export, Chairman of the...


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...
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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...

Quality Operations – Grain Grader

Category: AgricultureLocation:Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)Employment Type: Full timeSalary:Job DescriptionVACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT No. 057/2018 (External only) The vision of ECX is to become a leading and...

Agriculture/Livelihood Zonal Coordinator

Category: AgricultureLocation: Daworo Zone, SNNPRCareer Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)Employment Type: Full timeSalary:Job DescriptionINTRODUCTION Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to...




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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...

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...

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...
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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: 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...


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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...

Australia’s biggest live sheep exporter loses its licence

Australia’s Department of Agriculture has suspended the licence of an unnamed live sheep exporter, it...

Dairy farmers tell their story at West Allis Farmers Market

Dairy farmers Andrea Brossard and Patti Roden went to the West Allis Farmers Market on...

Warning to small-stock farmers: cold front on the way!

A cold front expected to make landfall in the Western Cape this week has been...