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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...
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...
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...
Worried  about 55 per cent importation of the total volume of palm oil consumed in Nigeria, the Mike Omotosho‎ Foundation has established a N2 billion  palm plantation in Kwara State. Founder and initiator of the project,  Dr. Mike Omotosho stated...
In a bid to further support the real sector and unlock the nation’s food potential, Heritage Bank Plc in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria has provided a N2 billion long term facility, under the Commercial Agriculture Credit...
Agro News Nigeria presents the second edition of the Abuja Agro Commodities Investment and Export workshop. The 2016 edition of the Agro Commodities Investment workshop was held on the 5th November, 2016 in Abuja. The workshop is scheduled to hold on...

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