• May 26, 2020

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Erratic rainfall sparks fear of poor, late harvest

Farmers are concerned that the 2020 rain-fed season is being marred by erratic rainfall from the onset. This time last year crops were already flourishing in farms but for this year, many are struggling to begin planting as the rain is yet to fully establish in many places including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and...

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Youths in Ogun broiler project begin sale of chickens

Youths in the Ogun State Broiler project have sold 54,000 broiler birds in an off-taking arrangement. The youth, numbering 54, were the beneficiaries of the project that was inaugurated in December 2019. The sale was officially consummated on Monday during the off-taking of the second cycle of 54,000 chickens at Odeda Farm Institute, Odeda, Ogun...

Buhari to Farmers: Rise to the Occasion, We Must Produce What We Eat

As this year’s wet season begins, President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked farmers across Nigeria to upscale agricultural activities and produce more food for the country. According to President Buhari, Nigeria must continue to produce what she consumes as a nation, as she has no wherewithal to embark on food importation.…

Traders report tomato shortage as pest reappears in Kano

The National President of Tomato Out Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN), Abdulahi Ringim, also revealed that Tuta absoluta, one of the most devastating pests affecting tomato crops, reappeared in Kaduna and Katsina states in April. In 2016, there was a scarcity of tomatoes in major markets in the country due to…

Coronavirus: West African farmers count losses, fear for worse – Report

The report was produced by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), when it reached out to some farmers in the sub-region. ICRISAT is an international organisation which conducts agricultural research for rural development. “Currently, farmers’ concern is whether they can go to the field when the…

PAN: Back Local Poultry Firms, Invigorate Egg Powder Production – Agboola Advises Govt.

The government at all levels has been charged to revitalise the poultry sub-sector and explore the potentials embedded in the industry, as it fast-tracks its mantra of economic diversification. Chairman of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) Oyo state chapter, Mr. Gbemisoye Agboola in a chat with AgroNigeria, disclosed that…

Erratic rainfall sparks fear of poor, late harvest

Farmers are concerned that the 2020 rain-fed season is being marred by erratic rainfall from the onset. This time last year crops were already flourishing in farms but for this year, many are struggling to begin planting as the rain is yet to fully establish in many places including the…

Youths in Ogun broiler project begin sale of chickens

Youths in the Ogun State Broiler project have sold 54,000 broiler birds in an off-taking arrangement. The youth, numbering 54, were the beneficiaries of the project that was inaugurated in December 2019. The sale was officially consummated on Monday during the off-taking of the second cycle of 54,000 chickens at…

Palm biofuel, agro-based pharmaceuticals, others can replace petroleum, says Ikuenobe

Oil palm can fetch Nigeria as much revenue as the crude oil can so said the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele. But self-inflicted challenges that de-ranked the country from the largest producer in the pre-independence era to the fifth producer are getting compounded by insecurity…

COVID-19: Hatchery Firm Decries Mistreatment by Security Operatives, Loses N50m Worth of Chicks

A poultry firm based in Ibadan, Best Line Hatchery has cried out over the loss of birds worth N50 million, owing to the defiance of security operatives enforcing the lockdown directive at border points of entry. The firm in a statement on Tuesday expressed deep grief over the deaths of…

Buhari to Farmers: Rise to the Occasion, We Must Produce What We Eat
Traders report tomato shortage as pest reappears in Kano
Coronavirus: West African farmers count losses, fear for worse – Report
PAN: Back Local Poultry Firms, Invigorate Egg Powder Production – Agboola Advises Govt.
Erratic rainfall sparks fear of poor, late harvest
Youths in Ogun broiler project begin sale of chickens
Palm biofuel, agro-based pharmaceuticals, others can replace petroleum, says Ikuenobe
COVID-19: Hatchery Firm Decries Mistreatment by Security Operatives, Loses N50m Worth of Chicks
FG Queries Bello over 7bn Building Purchase, Other Transactions as FMARD Perm Sec
Regulate Deforestation, Group Urges FG
CAFFAN Donates COVID-19 Palliatives To Oyo, Lagos, Rivers’ Govts
FG Inaugurates Technical Committee On Revitalisation Of Extension Services
Buhari to Farmers: Rise to the Occasion, We Must Produce What We Eat
Traders report tomato shortage as pest reappears in Kano
Coronavirus: West African farmers count losses, fear for worse – Report
PAN: Back Local Poultry Firms, Invigorate Egg Powder Production – Agboola Advises Govt.
Erratic rainfall sparks fear of poor, late harvest
Youths in Ogun broiler project begin sale of chickens
Palm biofuel, agro-based pharmaceuticals, others can replace petroleum, says Ikuenobe
COVID-19: Hatchery Firm Decries Mistreatment by Security Operatives, Loses N50m Worth of Chicks
FG Queries Bello over 7bn Building Purchase, Other Transactions as FMARD Perm Sec
Regulate Deforestation, Group Urges FG
CAFFAN Donates COVID-19 Palliatives To Oyo, Lagos, Rivers’ Govts
FG Inaugurates Technical Committee On Revitalisation Of Extension Services