Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

5,750 farmers benefit from Fadama III AF in Kogi

5,750 farmers benefit from Fadama III AF in Kogi

About 5,750 farmers have so far benefited from the Fadama III Additional Financing project since its inception in Kogi state, the State Project Coordinator, Mr Paul Ogunmola said on…

ABU enrols 100 secondary schools in agric promotion project

ABU enrols 100 secondary schools in agric promotion project

The National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has enrolled 100 secondary schools from different parts of Nigeria into its agricultural programmes…

ECOWAS, Oxfam, others urge gender equity in Agric investment in Africa

ECOWAS, Oxfam, others urge gender equity in Agric investment in Africa

The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), Oxfam and other developmental organisations have urged governments in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to enact laws and policies that…

W/Bank trains 1300 Kano farmers on addressing agronomic problems

W/Bank trains 1300 Kano farmers on addressing agronomic problems

One thousand three hundred Kano State farmers received training on measures to adopt in addressing agronomic problems as a way of improving agricultural practices in the state under World Bank…

How to reduce catfish fingerlings/juveniles mortality

How to reduce catfish fingerlings/juveniles mortality

Catfish farmers using earthen ponds, surface tanks, plastic tanks etc. often face the challenge of high fingerlings mortality rates when raising them. As such, utmost care need to be exercised…

How to manage egg breakage by layer chickens

How to manage egg breakage by layer chickens

Egg breakage by layer chickens is something most poultry farmers are familiar with. An expert, Musa Abdulrahman of National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI), noted that the trend is an…

Orange-fleshed potato has lots of health, economic potentials – Farmer

Orange-fleshed potato has lots of health, economic potentials – Farmer

Farmers have been encouraged to grow a breed of potato called Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) because it has a lot of economic importance and also because of its high…

Pigeons can discriminate both space, time

Pigeons aren’t so bird-brained after all. New research shows that pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time, likely using a different region of the…

Marketing Manager at Saro Agro Sciences Limited

Marketing Manager at Saro Agro Sciences Limited

Saro Agro Sciences Limited is the leader in the Nigerian Crop Protection Industry. We are a wholly indigenous company, committed to the provision of dependable solutions to crop production problems…

Early avian evolution: The Archaeopteryx that wasn‘t

Paleontologists have corrected a case of misinterpretation: The first fossil “Archaeopteryx” to be discovered is actually a predatory dinosaur belonging to the anchiornithid family, which was previously known…