Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

EU and FAO bring combined weight to bear on food waste, antimicrobial resistance

EU and FAO bring combined weight to bear on food waste, antimicrobial resistance

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. 29 September 2017, Rome – EU Commissioner of Health and Food Safety Vytenis…

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Post-UTME Screening Exercise for 2017/2018 Academic Session (UPDATED)

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Post-UTME Screening Exercise for 2017/2018 Academic Session (UPDATED)

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the POST UTME screening Exercise for Admissions into the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro for the 2017…

Obasanjo Wants CBN To Review Interest Rates For Agricultural Development

Obasanjo Wants CBN To Review Interest Rates For Agricultural Development

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the interest rate given on agricultural loans. Obasanjo disclosed this during an entrepreneurial programme…

Brussels Sprouts Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a member of the cabbage family, and an excellent source of protein and vitamins. They have a long growing season, and are generally more successful when grown…

Ireland’s new forestry programme – what’s in it for farmers?

Ireland’s new forestry programme – what’s in it for farmers?

The 2017-18 forestry planting season was launched by the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle this week. Since 1990, the forestry…

Beetroot: Health benefits and nutritional information

Beetroot: Health benefits and nutritional information

Beetroot, also known as beet, has been gaining in popularity as a new super food due to recent studies claiming that beets and beetroot juice can improve athletic performance, lower…

Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Broccoli

Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Broccoli

Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. Here’s how to grow broccoli in your garden. With broccoli, you may…

6+ ways carrots benefit dogs

6+ ways carrots benefit dogs

They’re a healthy alternative to processed dog treats First, and most importantly from your dog’s point of view, they taste delicious!  Carrots not only provide a significant…

Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Carrots

Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Carrots

Carrots are a popular root vegetable that’s easy to grow as long as it’s planted in loose, sandy soil. Most varieties of carrots are resistant to pests and…

RMRDC exposes cotton farmers to best practices

RMRDC exposes cotton farmers to best practices

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has begun intensive training for registered cotton farmers in the South-West, North-East and North-West zones of the country. The…

Diversification: Women farmers want African govts to implement Mabuto Agric policy

Leaders of women farmers in Africa have urged governments across the continent to honuor the Mabuto declaration and commit 10 percent of their annual budget to agriculture, to ensure food…

Continental controls needed to maintain fightback against tree diseases

Tighter controls on timber and plant movements into Europe are necessary to prevent further disastrous effects of plant diseases, a new study of the ash-dieback pathogen advises. The call…

Finance Manager at an FMCG/Manufacturing Company – eRecruiter Nigeria Limited

Finance Manager at an FMCG/Manufacturing Company – eRecruiter Nigeria Limited

eRecruiter Nigeria Limited – Our client was founded more than forty years ago, and a leading brand in animal nutrition and livestock feed production globally. The company’s focus is…