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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has suggested inter-cropping as the best natural method to tackle army worm infestation in Africa. This is coming even as the organisation has developed a five-year project known as `Fall Army Worm’...
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...
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...
Plantain farming is a very lucrative and high yielding agrobusiness enterprise which is becoming attractive for investors to cash in on. Plantains are a member of the banana family. They are a starchy, low in sugar variety that is cooked...

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