FAO rekindles food sustainability in Northeast through dry season farming

The launch of the dry season farming in the Northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), appears...
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Dangote Tomato Company wants more support for tomato growers

The Dangote Tomato Processing Company has called on the Kano State Government to give tomato farmers in the state more support to boost production...
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Nigeria still a long way from self-sufficiency in tomato production

Nigeria is the 14th largest producer of tomatoes in the world. On the continent, the country is ranked second (after Egypt) with about 1.8...

Farmcrowdy closes on seed funding of $1million for expansion

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform, which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced that it had closed on...

Government to adopt digital tech to reach small-scale farmers

To address numerous challenges bedeviling small scale farming in the country, the Federal Government may adopt phygital technology to reach farmers across the country. The...

Rice farmers happy over $1 billion approval to boost agriculture

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Saturday lauded the Council of State for approving one billion dollars to boost agriculture and empower...

Things to consider before exporting plants and their products

Acceptable standards and quality assurance of agricultural products for export is region and country specific. As such, importing countries of the world need phytosanitary...

Army Cattle Ranch receives farm equipment from FG

The Nigerian Army has said that it would continue to invest in the nation’s livestock sector to support the officers and men of the...
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WHY AGRICULTURE IS HOPE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATION

Agriculture is the earliest industry known to man. Even in the pre-historic times, the caveman practiced agriculture unconsciously and consciously in order to get...

Agric sector records three per cent growth despite recession

The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fuelled by recession, the agricultural sector of the...