Monday, June 18, 2018

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...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

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...
NYSC coordinator urges corps members to imbibe spirit of entrepreneurship

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...
Obiano presents buses to Ojukwu varsity, 3 other agencies

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 sponsors 270 Secondary Schools Students across Southwest

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...
CBN promises to maintain price stability, external reserves to safeguard Naira

Foreign exchange: Rice, wheat importation gulps N1trn annually – CBN

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, said that importation of rice and wheat gulped over N1 trillion in...
Heritage Bank restates commitment to agric dev’t

CBN, Heritage Bank support aquaculture projects with N2bn loan

In a bid to further support the real sector and unlock food potentials, Heritage Bank Plc in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria...