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Agro News Nigeria will be holding an August 2017 edition of the highly educative and interactive Lagos Agrobusiness Investment Clinic Workshop for new and prospective Agribusiness Investors. The event on its 4th edition will be held at the Chemline Training...
The domesticated turkey, a bird native to North America, is a large poultry raised for its meat, with up to 50 per cent profit for both local and broiler varieties Malam Musa Abdulrahman, an assistant research fellow at the...
The recent recession in Nigeria and most importantly the difficulty and instability experienced by businesses, particularly importers in assessing Foreign Exchange, has forced many businesses, individuals and companies to look towards and diversifying into agriculture and agribusiness as a...
In order to bridge the wide gap between local fish production and import-estimated at about 1 million metric tonnes per annum, local and foreign investors have been urged to invest heavily in fish farming. Our reporter spoke with experts who...
Nigeria is a country blessed with an abundance of Agricultural resources and produce. From North to South, East to west of Nigeria exists diverse agricultural produce peculiar to each of the states and geographical zones. Nigeria has three key necessary ingredients...
Cocoa, according to the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), was introduced by the Portuguese into the Gulf of Guinea from where it got to Nigeria around the last quarter of the 19th Century. The introduced variety was the...
The current recession in Nigeria has resulted in many Nigerians having a renewed interest in Agriculture and Agribusiness. With the instability in FOREX having its toll on Importers and the difficulty in assessing FOREX for import, most companies and businesses...
Agro News Nigeria presents the 2nd Edition of the Lagos Agribusiness Investment Clinic for prospective Agribusiness Investors. The First edition of the 2 days Lagos Agribusiness Investment Clinic session was held in Lagos on the 7th & 8th of October,...
As the 2017 rainy season farming period sets in, farmers have been advised to adhere strictly to best agronomic practices for bumper harvests. Our reporter spoke to experts including agronomists and experienced farmers, who said there was no room for...
As a farmer, you must know that the yield you get could largely be influenced by attacks from diseases and or pests. To effectively control this disaster from wiping out your investment, you must monitor the crop closely to detect...

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August Edition of The Lagos Agrobusiness Investment Clinic Workshop to Hold On 26th August

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Army worm: Kano farmers out of danger

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FCT minister threatens to revoke allocations to fish farm allotees

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