agriculture

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent. In this exclusive interview with CLARA NWACHUKWU, on the…

FG releases 2 hybrid yams, 7 other crop varieties

FG releases 2 hybrid yams, 7 other crop varieties

The federal government has approved the registration and release of nine hybrid crop varieties developed by scientists for farmers to boost agricultural production in the country. Dr Sunday Aladele, Registrar…

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…

GRANT: Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Assistance for Fruit Orchards Cultivation

GRANT: Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Assistance for Fruit Orchards Cultivation

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) is an award-winning international nonprofit charity dedicated to planting fruitful trees and plants to alleviate world hunger, combat global warming, strengthen communities, and…

Bird Flu: Premium Poultry Farms bounces back with 180,000 birds

Bird Flu: Premium Poultry Farms bounces back with 180,000 birds

In January this year, the nation witnessed the worst disaster ever in the poultry industry when bird flu caused heavy losses to farmers across the country. Premium Poultry Farms, one…

Katsina Onion Farmers Record Bumper Harvest

Katsina Onion Farmers Record Bumper Harvest

Onion farmers in Katsina State, this year, recorded bumper harvest just as high market demand of the produce has pushed its price higher than last year’s. Usman Almu Bazanga…

Tomatoes Flood Calabar Markets

Tomatoes Flood Calabar Markets

Markets in Calabar, Cross River Capital, have once again been flooded with tomatoes from the northern part of the country, after many months of scarcity, the News Agency of Nigeria…

Why Cotton Farming is Declining in Katsina

Why Cotton Farming is Declining in Katsina

Cotton farmers in Katsina State have identified lack of improved seeds and low price of the produce as their major setback. These have over the years resulted in the decline…

Stakeholders Lament Extension of EU’s Ban on Nigerian Beans

Stakeholders Lament Extension of EU’s Ban on Nigerian Beans

Just a few days to the end of the one-year ban on export of Nigerian beans to member countries of the European Union (EU), shocking revelations have emerged that…

Technical Sales Representative Jobs At Candel

Technical Sales Representative Jobs At Candel

Technical Sales Representative Jobs At Candel The Candel Company Limited is Nigeria’s crop yield advancement and production company. Our aim is to become the West African reference Agrochemical…

Agriculture Remains the Fastest means of Job Creation in Nigeria

Agriculture Remains the Fastest means of Job Creation in Nigeria

Regular meetings of the National Council of Agriculture and Rural Development have always been an opportunity for state commissioners in charge of agriculture in the country to meet yearly. The…

New Soil Property Maps for Africa Unveiled

New Soil Property Maps for Africa Unveiled

The maps contain predictions of seven soil properties at six standard depths at 1 km resolution. ISRIC has also made the software available to institutions that want to generate their…

Vacancy: Stemfarms Limited recruits Farm Supervisor and Farm Assistant

Stemfarms Limited, is a renowned modern Pig Farm situated in Lagos State. Our farm is located in Pig Farm Estate Oke-Aro. We require the services of a professional and…

Lagos Commissions Farmers Marts

The Lagos state government has commissioned two Eko Farmers Marts in Surulere and Ajah to ease the public access to fresh farm products and  farmers access to market. The two…

ATA Nigeria: FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan

ATA Nigeria: FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan

Nigeria Agricultural Transformation Agenda on course as FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has sent through the Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA…