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Agriculture Now The Investors Choice – THE ECONOMIST

Agriculture Now The Investors Choice – THE ECONOMIST

 In the next 40 years, humans will need to produce more food than they did in the previous 10,000 put together. But with sprawling cities gobbling up arable land…

Tips to Starting Successful And Profitable Pig Farming

Tips to Starting Successful And Profitable Pig Farming

When looking to venture into pig farming, the beginning point is to have good gilts (female pigs yet to give birth) and nice boars (male pigs). So what do you…

The Ginger Hub That Feeds Thousands

The Ginger Hub That Feeds Thousands

Kafanchan, arguably, is the largest commercial city of cleaned ginger in Nigeria. Buyers from across the country and abroad, mostly from India, Pakistan, the US, Sudan, Chad among others, visit…

Check Out The New Technique Developed by a Farmers To Preserve Tomatoes

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 felt frustrated. Mr. Nduwimana explains: “I…

Why You Need to Keep Farm Records

Why You Need to Keep Farm Records

Farm records form an integral part of running a successful farm enterprise. The more records a farmer keeps, the easier it is to manage and run the affairs of the…

How to Increase Your Farm Profit in 2017

How to Increase Your Farm Profit in 2017

 The major concern of every farmer who sees farming as a business is how to increase the revenue or turnover of his/ her farm. However, the practice with many farmers…

How Nigeria Can Make Fortune From Mushroom Farming

How Nigeria Can Make Fortune From Mushroom Farming

The King of Brass and first Governor of Rivers State, King Alfred Diete-Spiff, has said that Nigeria can make billions of dollars from mushroom cultivation.   He stated this…

Harvest Galore As Soya Beans Farmers Smile to the Bank

Harvest Galore As Soya Beans Farmers Smile to the Bank

Soya beans farmers in the North say market for the produce shows huge prospects this year. Factories that are into oil, animal feeds, milk, yoghurt and seasoning production rely on…

7 Exportable Products Of Commercial Benefit From Nigeria

7 Exportable Products Of Commercial Benefit From Nigeria

The export business remains one of the most lucrative endeavors anyone can engage in judging by the abundance of many products that can be exported from Nigeria to many countries…

Farm produces egg powder to address glut

Farm produces egg powder to address glut

One of the innovations that heralded the just concluded agricultural conference held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, is the egg powder produced by one of the farms from Atoyo…

Cashew Export: NCAN To Launch 8% Cashew Moisture Protocol

Cashew Export: NCAN To Launch 8% Cashew Moisture Protocol

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) on Sunday said it was finalising plans to launch the eight per cent Cashew Moisture Protocol to minimise sprouting of exported raw cashew…

FG To Reap $5b Annually From Cassava – Ogbeh

FG To Reap $5b Annually From Cassava – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said the country is targeting to reap over $5billion annually from cassava production in the next few years. Ogbeh disclosed…

FG To Recruit 100,000 Extension Workers

FG To Recruit 100,000 Extension Workers

In its effort to develop Nigerian agriculture, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal government is set to train 100,000 persons as agricultural extension workers as…

Key Elements For Successful Agribusiness Job Creation In Africa

Key Elements For Successful Agribusiness Job Creation In Africa

The myriad of opportunities in agricultural value chains and the existence of untapped resources, particularly young people, can provide the much needed impetus to drive the next wave of development…

U.S Launches $2 million Partnerships with two Local Agribusinesses to Boost Agriculture in Nigeria

U.S Launches $2 million Partnerships with two Local Agribusinesses to Boost Agriculture in Nigeria

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched two new partnerships with local agribusinesses: Babban Gona and Hello Tractor. The partnerships highlights the U.S. government’s agricultural…