Scientists to publish first-ever land health report

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (AFP) - Scientists will publish the first-ever analysis on Monday (March 26) of the global state of land and its ability to...

Rice farmers optimistic about ending importation

Chairman, Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kaduna State chapter, Alhaji Junaidu Zubairu-Birnin-Daji, has expressed optimism that rice farmers in the country were capable...

150 farmers in Auchi to get CBN loan

A total of 150 cassava farmers in Auchi, Estako West Local Government Area are set to receive loan support under the Central Bank of...

Ranching : Commissioner advises herdsmen to form cooperative societies

Dr. David Kassa, the Taraba Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development has on Monday advised herdsmen and other livestock farmers to form cooperative societies...

Why we support field trials of (GMO) cassava in Nigeria – Scientist

A research scientist, Paul Onyenekwe, has described the approval granted to two international agencies by a Nigerian regulatory agency to test run some genetically...

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...