• February 28, 2020

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OYSADEP: Newly Inaugurated Oyo Young Agropreneur Group to Contribute to Economic Growth

The Oyo State Agricultural Development Programme (OYSADEP) has launched the Oyo Young Agropreneur (OYAP) initiative – a strategy put in place to galvanise youths in the state to take advantage of the potentials in agriculture. OYAP, a youth wing of the Agricultural Development Farmers Association, under the aegis of OYSADEP Farmers’ Field School, was inaugurated...

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“Peaceful Coexistence, Key to Food Security”, Taraba Ministry of Agric Entreats Farmers, Herders

Peaceful coexistence among farmers and herders will create an enabling environment for Nigeria to accelerate her food security course, and achieve it optimally. This assessment was made at a workshop organized for farmers and herders on Thursday, by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Taraba State. The workshop among other things, preached peace between...

Dangote Fertiliser begins pre-testing of $2bn plant ahead of inauguration

Dangote Fertiliser Limited has begun the countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertiliser complex located in the Dangote Free Zone. With a capacity of three million tonnes per annum, the plant has been classified as the biggest project in the history of the fertiliser industry. Siapem…

‘Enzymes in poultry feeds prevent environmental pollution, boost growth’

Animal scientists have found that that pretreatment of feed with commercial enzymes is effective for increasing absorption, conversion ratio, growth and bioavailability of phosphorus, which could decrease excretion of phosphorous and, therefore, environmental pollution. This was disclosed in a latest research by Zahra Rahimi, Mehrdad Modirsanei and Behzad Mansoori of…

‘Poor varieties of seeds affecting tomato production’

Poor planting materials have been identified as a factor retarding production, higher yield and profitability of tomato production.Apart from this, poor agronomical practices have also hampered productivity of farmers per hectare. To tackle the challenges in line with the Federal Government of Nigeria’s initiative to attain self-sufficiency in tomato production…

Nanono Tasks NASC with Provision of Quality Seeds to Boost Crop Production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has tasked the National Agricultural Seeds council (NASC) with providing increased number of quality seed to farmers. Nanono said the Council plays a major role in the administration’s country-wide plan to boost agricultural productivity even as national population is expected…

OYSADEP: Newly Inaugurated Oyo Young Agropreneur Group to Contribute to Economic Growth

The Oyo State Agricultural Development Programme (OYSADEP) has launched the Oyo Young Agropreneur (OYAP) initiative – a strategy put in place to galvanise youths in the state to take advantage of the potentials in agriculture. OYAP, a youth wing of the Agricultural Development Farmers Association, under the aegis of OYSADEP…

“Peaceful Coexistence, Key to Food Security”, Taraba Ministry of Agric Entreats Farmers, Herders

Peaceful coexistence among farmers and herders will create an enabling environment for Nigeria to accelerate her food security course, and achieve it optimally. This assessment was made at a workshop organized for farmers and herders on Thursday, by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Taraba State. The workshop among…

Jubilation as RIFAN Launches Mini Rice Pyramid in Taraba

With the aim of restoring Nigeria’s popular commodity pyramids, the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Taraba chapter, has announced its first-of-its-kind rice pyramid in the state. The mini pyramid currently houses over 40, 000 bags of rice, the Nigerian Television Authority reports. National President of RIFAN, Alhaji Aminu Goronyo,…

REFILS: Stakeholders Urge Funding of Agricultural Extension and Research Programmes

Agricultural stakeholders have called on the government to leverage the REFILS strategy in order to create innovative platforms for agro-commodities to thrive in the local & global markets. REFILS which stands for Research Extension-Farmers-Input Linkage System is a veritable extension instrument for effective technology transfer by linking research to policy…

Dangote Fertiliser begins pre-testing of $2bn plant ahead of inauguration
‘Enzymes in poultry feeds prevent environmental pollution, boost growth’
‘Poor varieties of seeds affecting tomato production’
Nanono Tasks NASC with Provision of Quality Seeds to Boost Crop Production
OYSADEP: Newly Inaugurated Oyo Young Agropreneur Group to Contribute to Economic Growth
“Peaceful Coexistence, Key to Food Security”, Taraba Ministry of Agric Entreats Farmers, Herders
Jubilation as RIFAN Launches Mini Rice Pyramid in Taraba
REFILS: Stakeholders Urge Funding of Agricultural Extension and Research Programmes
52 ministers failed to achieve agric revolution in 54 years
How Lugu dam collapse crushed rice, onion production
Aflatoxin in Grains: Threat, Risk Management and Control
Rice production in Kano now 3m tonnes yearly – Ganduje
Dangote Fertiliser begins pre-testing of $2bn plant ahead of inauguration
‘Enzymes in poultry feeds prevent environmental pollution, boost growth’
‘Poor varieties of seeds affecting tomato production’
Nanono Tasks NASC with Provision of Quality Seeds to Boost Crop Production
OYSADEP: Newly Inaugurated Oyo Young Agropreneur Group to Contribute to Economic Growth
“Peaceful Coexistence, Key to Food Security”, Taraba Ministry of Agric Entreats Farmers, Herders
Jubilation as RIFAN Launches Mini Rice Pyramid in Taraba
REFILS: Stakeholders Urge Funding of Agricultural Extension and Research Programmes
52 ministers failed to achieve agric revolution in 54 years
How Lugu dam collapse crushed rice, onion production
Aflatoxin in Grains: Threat, Risk Management and Control
Rice production in Kano now 3m tonnes yearly – Ganduje