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Farmers predict bumper harvest as prices drop

FAO distributes 51 bags of rice seeds to Anambra farmers

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Africa Rice Nigeria has distributed 51 bags of improved rice seeds to 50 farmers in...
Agriculture: Embrace FG policies, Boroh urges Niger Delta youths

Agricultural revolution precursor to industrialisation, says Boroh

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme(PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd) has said that the ongoing Nigeria’s agricultural revolution was a precursor to the anticipated industrialisation...
Dangote to invest $450m to develop agric in Niger State in 3 years

Dangote to invest $450m to develop agric in Niger State in 3 years

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President, Dangote Group on Monday disclosed that the company would invest 450 million dollars in agriculture development in Niger State...
Obasanjo urges commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers

Obasanjo urges commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production. Obasanjo made...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the area would cultivate 500...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. Mr Godwin Atser, the Communication Expert of...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Nigeria can make billions from cassava export – expert

Nigeria could earn billions in foreign currency from its 47 million tonnes of cassava tubers produced annually, a university don, Prof. Aloy Ezirim has...
Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to establish modern yam conditioning centres for yams meant for...
Ortom: Benue not part of secessionist agitation

I don’t have snake farm – Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has refuted speculation in some quarters that he was rearing snakes. Ortom refuted this on Tuesday in Makurdi while interacting...
Prices of staple foods soar in spite of harvesting period

Prices of staple foods soar in spite of harvesting period

The prices of staple foods in markets around Lagos metropolis are still high in spite of the fact that majority of the produce are...