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Farmers in Kebbi State are in a state of nervousness over fear of quelea birds invading and attacking their rice farms. The farmers’  apprehension was heightened when handful of the pest were spotted flying around their dry season farms...
Chief of Party, Feed the Future Nigeria, Agro Inputs Project IFDC, DR Kofi Debrah has said Nigeria will save $206 million in import substitution, if farmers adopt the new inputs and right fertilisers which have been tested by the...
Benue will begin the processing, marketing and packaging of yam for export in June this year, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) said in Makurdi on Thursday. Emmanuel Etim, Head of NEPC Export Assistance Office in Benue, disclosed this during...
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has appealed to the UN to release 62 million U.S. dollars to support wet-season farming in the north-eastern part of the country. Mr Nourou Tall, the Acting FAO Country Representative in Nigeria, made the appeal...
Tell us about your educational background?  I am an agriculturist, I did my first degree in Agriculture, Master’s degree in Soil Science in the Russian Agricultural Academy between 1979 to 1985. I did my National Youth Service Corp in Bida...
Olams Rice Farms, producers of Mama’s Pride and Chef’s Choice Rice, has commenced harvest in its dry season rice farming circle. A total number of 11 combined harvesters and one splitter harvest machine were deployed for the harvest. The number of...
Contrary to claims by the Anambra State government of supporting the local farmers towards the exportation of vegetables worth billions of dollars to foreign countries, farmers in the state have denied receiving any financial support from it. This shocking revelation...
Stallion Popular Farms and Mills Limited has assured an annual increase in locally farmed rice from 450,000 metric tonnes to 1.5 million tonnes, using integrated rice value chain and enhanced milling activities, the group director, Hapreet Singh, has affirmed. Singh...
Stallion Popular Farms and Mills Limited has assured an annual increase in locally farmed rice from 450,000 metric tonnes to 1.5 million tonnes, using integrated rice value chain and enhanced milling activities, the group director, Hapreet Singh, has affirmed. Singh...
The Food and Agricultural Oraganisation (FAO)’s director-general, José Graziano da Silva, will visit communities in Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin on April 6 and 7 respectively to highlight the need to support local efforts to increase the...

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