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From 1960 to date, Nigeria has witnessed the rise and fall of many commercial farms. The ones that are still active face many challenges from different fronts.  Some of the biggest indigenous commercial farms that are somewhat functional, some  mere...
The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has flagged off the rehabilitation of 8,000 hectares and conversion/expansion of 5,560 hectares works of Bakolori irrigation scheme under the World Bank assisted Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) project of the Federal...
Kano — The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefeile, Tuesday disclosed that over N428 billion was expended on the importation of wheat and sorghum in 2015 alone. Godwin said the huge bills on the importation of...
Agriculture has been projected as a major driving force of Africa’s economic resurgence and in Nigeria, its contribution to the GDP is put at about 22 per cent. However about 90 per cent of agricultural output is accounted for...
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has cautioned that unless smuggling is tamed by relevant authorities, it would make a waste of the over $7 billion invested by the government to stimulate local production of rice in...
The federal government has said it will support youths in the Niger Delta region who chose to go into agriculture as a way of reducing crime and enhancing food security in the region and the country. This is as the...
Kano wing of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has declared that farmers in the state are out of danger of army worm attack on farms. State AFAN chairman Farouk Rabi’u Mudi disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the recent attack of army...
The Coordinating Director of the Nigerian Agricultural and Quarantine Service (NAQS), Vincent Isegwu, has stressed the need to be on the watch out for viral diseases that are capable of destroying farm produce during the harvest season. The diseases, according...
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has threatened to revoke allocations to Fish Farm allottees who fail to move to the farms within two months from today. Bello, who said this when he visited the farms sited at Bwari Area...
Recommended by  the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.  Compiled by Vincent A. Yusuf) The following are recommended for beniseed production based on research and experiences from the National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI) Badeggi Niger...

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