There are strong indications that farmers may have successfully contained the menace of Tuta Absoluta, the pest which ravaged tomato farms across the country in 2015 and 2016.
Tomato growers in Kano State lost over N2 billion to Tuta Absoluta, the pest which ravaged tomato farms in 2016.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday said that the country would start processing its raw cashew nuts for export by 2019.
A large scale cassava farmer in Ilorin, Mr Tajudeen Onilu, has attributed the sky-rocketing price of garri in several parts of the country to the decline in cassava production.
The Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to have a rethink and drop the idea of adding Value Added Tax (VAT) to fish production to enable members produce more fish for consumers.
The Bank of Agriculture says it has secured US$1.118 million grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its capacity building and institutional strengthening projects.
The efforts of the Central Log Control put in place by the Ogun State Ministry of Forestry to curb illegal exploitation of trees and forest resources has yielded result, as it uncovers plot by lumbermen to cart away forest resources from the State through its borders with Ondo State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government has purchased 100 rice mills for distribution to rice-producing states in the country.
Dana Air on Saturday introduced a Self-Service Kiosk at the Murtala Mohammed Airport 2 (MMA2) to improve its customer service at the terminal.
Nigerians have condemned the importation of certain food items such as “garri”, rice and local soups, describing it as very absurd.