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Hope rises for maize farmers as prices improve

Hope rises for maize farmers as prices improve

The prices of both old and new maize have significantly increased in Katsina markets, raising hope for farmers. Normally, when a new farm produce arrives, it either crashes or stagnates the market price of the…

Farmers want FG to re-introduce NPK production

The Apex Fadama Farmers association of Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Bauchi, Zamfara and Sokoto states has called on the federal government to re-introduce the production of NPK 15:15:15 brand of fertilizer for increased harvest. The…

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How India’s irrigation model can recharge Nigeria’s arid lands

How India’s irrigation model can recharge Nigeria’s arid lands

Northern Nigeria is threatened by desertification, drought and the drying up of lakes across the region coupled with decrease in the amount of rainfall in most areas. This is responsible for the migration down south…

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Substandard products in Nigeria on the rise – FCCPC

Substandard products in Nigeria on the rise – FCCPC

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has brought to the attention of the public that the circulation of substandard products in Nigerian markets is currently skyrocketing. Speaking at a sensitization programme in the…

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Nasarawa accept modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit facility

Nasarawa accept modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit facility

Officials from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and representatives of the Nasarawa State government met and agreed on modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit…

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Governor Buni: Why we organised Yobe Agric summit

Governor Buni: Why we organised Yobe Agric summit

The Yobe agricultural summit is aimed at moving 70 per cent of the farming population from subsistence to commercial agricultural practice, Governor Mai-Mala Buni has said. On Monday the governor declared open a week-long agricultural…

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FG to intensify biotechnology use for food production

FG to intensify biotechnology use for food production

The Federal Government has expressed its willingness to harness biotechnology and genetic engineering to guarantee food security and sufficiency in the country. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, made the disclosure on Tuesday…

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Milk production challenged by inadequate processors – Miyetti Allah

Milk production challenged by inadequate processors – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has disclosed that milk production in the country is faced with the major challenge of inadequate milk processors and collation centres to enable local production. The…

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Agro-allied, key to creating employment – VP Osinbajo

Agro-allied, key to creating employment – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted that the agro-allied value chain is key to unlocking the greatest value for jobs and improved productivity in Nigeria. Osinbajo made this disclosure while declaring open the 2019 Annual…

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Spillage, dredging has made fishing risky – Lagos fishermen lament

Spillage, dredging has made fishing risky – Lagos fishermen lament

The president of the Fishermen Association of Lagos State, Alhaji Fasasi Adekunle has decried the activities of multinational companies on the high sea, noting they have made fishing difficult and risky. Adekunle disclosed that the…