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Tea and Coffee farmers in Taraba State were, on Tuesday in Abuja, presented with about 5,000 seedlings of tea and coffee donated by the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC). Speaking at the event, the Director-General of the RMRDC,...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the ministry will begin the paddock development (growing of special grasses for cattle) in August. Ogbeh, who made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in...
Some venture areas may get so widespread that the niche entrepreneurs get panicky and drop them to reach for more rewarding pastures to plough. This is the case with many poultry businesses in Nigeria that have been abandoned. Considering the...
The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it would continue to encourage the production of some selected crops in the country for export. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made the pledge at a North-West Business...
Business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s plan to establish a sugar plantation and a factory in Kebbi State may have hit the rock, as indigenous land owners, who are mostly farmers, have refused to release their farm land. Governor Abubakar Atiku...
Charcoal is a dark grey residue consisting of Carbon and any remaining ash, produced by the slow process of heating wood and other substances in the absence of oxygen,called Pyrolysis. It is an impure form of Carbon, which contains...
Bitter-leaf has the capacity to grow anywhere unlike other leaves that only grow in certain places and temperature. The most distinctive feature of this plant is its bitterness. Every part of this plant is bitter starting from the leaves to...
Poultry farming has become one of the most important aspects of agriculture in Nigeria, because of its profitability. With the recent global burst in population and a worldwide demand for food, people are now beginning to realize the potential of...
CASHEW VARIETIES There are three main varieties which are Brazilian cashew, Chinese cashew and Indian cashew. Brazilian cashew is mostly grown in Nigeria. LAND PREPARATION AND PLANTING Selection of planting material is most important in cashew cultivation. Cashew is highly cross pollinated...
Ginger In Nigeria; Ginger is well known in many human communities around the world. Nigeria is the fourth largest exporter of ginger in the world, with China being the second largest producer and India the largest producer and exporter...

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