Fulaniherdsman

Herdsmen destroy farm, poison dam in UNILORIN

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has decried the destruction of the University’s multi-million naira research and training farms by...
Agribiz

Business ideas in Agriculture for Young Entrepreneurs in 2017

Do you know that Agricultural businesses are the most lucrative businesses in the world? Apart from the low-cost of start up and running the...
red-onions

Best way to store onions

Onions is a perishable crop which needs to be carefully handled to preserve its freshness and taste. Freshly harvested onions should first be dried on...

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...

18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria – Official

Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are...

Government to Empower Farmers With Irrigation Scheme

Yobe Commissioner for Agriculture Mustapha Gajirema says the state government will empower farmers in Nguru and Muguram with irrigation scheme before the end of...

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving...

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...

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...
Exportation

Assessing NEPC’s path to diversification, growth

With the mandate of diversifying Nigeria’s economy from mono-product to multi-product, the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, appears to be turning the challenges posed...