Monday, February 18, 2019

IITA-jobs

IITA: Procurement Of Chemical For Seed Treatment To Control Fall Armyworm

Loan No: P- Z1-A00-016 IFB No: TAAT/IITA/ICB/GDS/01 Deadline:15th February, 2019This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement...
World Food Prize Foundation

Borlaug Field World Food Prize Award 2019

The Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller FoundationThe $10,000 Norman Borlaug...

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...

CNFA Jobs

CNFA: Applicants For Nutritionist – Rwanda

Background:CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for a Nutritionistposition for an anticipated USAID-funded Orora Wihaze Activity in...
CNFA Jobs

CNFA: Applicants For Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Background:CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist position for an anticipated USAID-funded Orora...




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...
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

Top 5 dangerous chicken diseases and their recommended remedies.

My mum was a Poultry farmer. She really did all the labor work that comes...

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...