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...

El-rufai inaugurates 3,000-capacity tractors assembly plant in Kaduna

Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State has inaugurated a tractor assembly plant of Springfield Mahindra in Kaduna that would produce 3,000 tractors yearly. With the...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

Agric Empowerment: Institute, others to train Edo youths

The Edo State Government has taken its agricultural programme to new highs as plans to train and give its youths financial aides gain momentum. According...

Agric biotech essential in advancing farming — Scientists

SCIENTISTS in Nigeria have reiterated the need for the government to invest in agricultural biotechnology to improve the standard of farming in the country...