Federal Government gives reason for proposing cattle colonies

VON: The Federal Government has explained the reason for its planned establishment of cattle colonies, saying it is a measure to quickly curb the...

Edo State to focus on boosting economy through agriculture

The Edo State Government has announced plans to boost the state’s economic growth and development through agricultural production in the state next year. The Special...

6,520 farmers in North Central for dry-season rice farming

No fewer than 6,520 farmers from five North-Central states and Abuja have been selected to participate in this year’s dry season farming under the...

NGO Trains Youths, Farmers on Involvement in Agric Business

A Non-governmental Organisation, The Youth Arise To Create Harmony Initiative International, YATCH-IN in collaboration with The African Center for Food, Agriculture and Sustainable Development,...

Pakistan to showcase agric equipment in Nigeria

Pakistan is to stage an agricultural machinery exhibition in Nigeria to showcase its technological achievements in agriculture. Mr. Asim Khan, the Head of Chancery of...

Senator Abu Ibrahim (Katsina South) Advocates For Animal Identification Bureau

A bill seeking the establishment of National Animal Identification and Management Bureau for proper tracking of livestock in Nigeria has been brought to the...

Nigeria earns N212.73bn from agricultural exports

Nigeria realised N212.73 billion from agricultural product exports at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016. This was disclosed in excerpts of a book...

CBN expands Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

… Targets additional 2m tonnes from 300,000 Rice Farmers  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has formed strategic partnerships with lagricultural commodity associations in the...

Technology is helping middle-class Nigerians turn to farming without getting their hands dirty

For decades, various Nigerian administrations have championed the idea of diversifying an oil-dependent economy with agriculture often been cited as the top alternative. But...

FG RETURNS FEDERAL AGRIC UNIVERSITIES TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Nigeria’s Federal Universities of Agriculture have been returned from the supervision of the Ministry of Education to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural...