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The agro-business scheme run by the Lagos State government in Kebbi State will put an end to the high cost of foodstuff in the Southwest, Chairman, Alimosho Local Government in Lagos, Mr. Ganiyu Quadri, said on Tuesday. Specifically, the council...
A vegetable farmer in Delta, Mr Paul Ukpe, has called on women and youths in the Niger Delta region to venture into vegetables farming to improve their sources of revenue. Ukpe, who made the call in an interview with the...
The recent increase in the cost of poultry feed in the country has been forcing farmers to ration food for their birds. Findings have shown that the cost of ingredients for the composition of poultry feeds, particularly maize, has increased...
Federal Government, through its National Biosafety Management Agency, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to retail store giants, Shoprite and Next Cash ‘N’ Carry to withdraw any product that contains Genetically Modified Organisms from their shelves or risk a total...
Neem, also known as Nimtree or Ineem, and scientifically as Azadirachta indica, is a tree belonging to the mahogany family typically grown in tropical and semi-tropical regions of the world. Noted for its drought resistance, it thrives best on well...
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...
By Emma Okeke As the week draws to a glorious end, I have deemed it fit to leave our teeming audience and readers and indeed all Nigerians, especially the youths with this piece as they continue to seek a...
Against the background of falling oil prices, Kehinde argues for the potential for agriculture to change Nigeria's fortunes, providing income and employment for a fast growing population that, by 2050, is likely to be larger than that of the...
Soya beans farmers in the North say market for the produce shows huge prospects this year. Factories that are into oil, animal feeds, milk, yoghurt and seasoning production rely on soya beans as their main raw material. Those who spoke to...
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, will own 50,000 cows by 2019, and produce 500 million litres of milk per year. The group, principally owned by Africa’s richest man, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800...

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