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The capacity building initiatives by British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) since 2002 have impacted over 18,000 smallholder farmers in many parts of the country, the Foundation's Executive Director Abimbola Okoya has disclosed. She dropped the hint at the second...
Sesame farming has suffered setback this year in Katsina State as farmers in the state are gradually switching over to the cultivation of food crops for better revenue and food security. In the last three years, there was growing cultivation...
In a bid to boost cocoa production and expand the economic base of the state, the Osun State Government has said it would hold a cocoa festival to serve as further encouragement to farmers. The State Government is organising the...
In furtherance of our vision of a Nigeria sufficient in food production and rich in agricultural produce exports, Agro News Nigeria is set to develop a new phase of 200 hectares of soybean and sesame seed farm in Benue...
Kano State government has disclosed that it will distribute qualitative tomato seeds to farmers during this year’s dry season farming free. This was disclosed by the governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, during the training and inauguration of National Agricultural Seed...
Pastoralists in Yobe State are presently going through hard times as a deadly grass known as ‘bombriho’ in local dialect is reportedly killing their animals. The state chairman, Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria, Lamido Manu Bonguwa disclosed this...
Following a recent claim by the Executive Director of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Prof Olufemi Peters that Nigerian farmers and agro-based companies spend USD400 million annually on pesticides, Daily Trust examines the situation and discusses with...
      For most entrepreneurs, SMEs and Agro and Food Processors, it is always a daunting task securing NAFDAC Certification for their Agro products and foods. This is because of the rigorous processes involved in it. Bureaucracy is a dominant practice in...
Animal Care Services in Lagos has developed two new mineral supplements for the growth of cows and horses. The new supplements are named Energy Licks and Premium Block. The two products were displayed yesterday at the just concluded Poultry Show in...
The President Animal Care Konsult, Dr. Olatunde Agbato, has identified wrong market perception of white eggs as major reason why poultry farmers in the country don't grow birds that lay such eggs. Dr. Agbato, who spoke at the ongoing Poultry...

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