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Farmers decry lack of inputs for dry season farming

1,160 farmers register for Anchor Borrow agricultural loan in Daura LGA

The  Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Daura Local Government chapter of Katsina State, says 1,600 farmers registered for the Anchor Borrowers agricultural loan...
7yrs gone, Aregbesola still blame PDP for Osun woes

17,000 farmers empowered through intervention loans to boost agric in Osun

No fewer than 17,000 farmers at least, have benefitted from the loans scheme of the Osun Quick Impact Intervention Programme (QUIIP) as part of...

IITA scientists develop new crop spacing method for cowpea

Scientists at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, have recommended a new spacing procedure for cowpea cultivation which, if adopted, could give...
Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

Food security: Expert calls for FG intervention on farming inputs, markets

An agric strategist, Mr Richard Ogundele, has called urged government at all levels to provide farmers with affordable farm inputs and access to ready...
Corpers will not be posted to troubled areas - NYSC DG

NYSC posts 700 agric graduates to Plateau on gov’s request – Coordinator

The NYSC Coordinator in Plateau, Mrs Olufunmilayo Akin, says 700 corps members, who are graduates of agriculture and allied courses, have been posted to...
Anambra Poll: Gov. Obiano's victory is testimony of hard work - SSG

Obiano’s agric. revolution programme attracts $600m agro-investments

Mr Uche Okafor, a lawmaker representing Ayamelum State Constituency (APGA), has commended Gov. Willie Obiano’s agricultural revolution programme, saying that it had attracted 600...
7yrs gone, Aregbesola still blame PDP for Osun woes

Why Agriculture remains our only panacea to economic recovery – Aregbesola

Nigeria’s enduring economic recovery will only materialise only when the country revitalises her investments in agriculture and make it a venture that attracts the...
Heritage Bank repositions for improved performance

Heritage Bank unveils plan to drive support for agricultural value chain

Heritage Bank Plc has disclosed plans to revolutionise the agricultural value-chain field, particularly the rice farming that will enhance agribusiness and aid economic development...
Ooni preaches national unity in Abia

Ooni wants inclusive agriculture to end poverty, unemployment

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on Nigerians to aggressively engage in agriculture to end poverty and reduce unemployment in the...
Abakaliki rice records high patronage in Enugu — survey

Abakaliki rice records high patronage in Enugu — survey

Due to the harsh economic situation in the country, residents of Enugu are now patronising locally produced rice popularly called Abakaliki rice. A correspondent of...