Potato Farm and Processing in Nigeria – The Cros Agro Potato Farm

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Cros Agro (a merger of Matankadi and Gadol) is the leading diversified agro-allied firm in Nigeria. Founded in 2001, the company has established its...

BUA Group partners Kano farmers to boost local rice production

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In fulfillment of the Federal Government’s policy of boosting rice production in Kano State, the BUA Rice Ltd, a subsidiary of BUA Group, is...

Recession sees local rice becoming Nigeria’s darling

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In recently times, more and more Nigerians are opting for locally grown and processed rice in their various communities. This has also pushed farmers...

Expert warns on dangers of tobacco farming

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An expert on tobacco-induced diseases, Akin Adebiyi, has warned tobacco farmers of the harmful effects of cultivating the crop. Mr. Adebiyi, a medical doctor at...

FAO supports 174, 000 IDP farmers with seeds, irrigations for dry season farming

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The Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting about 174, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north east Nigeria with vegetable seeds and irrigation...

Niger: Farmers lose crops worth millions to army worms

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Farmers in four local government areas of Niger State have lost crops worth millions of naira to army worms, the  Commissioner for Agriculture and...

Bida poly to commence commercial farming

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The Rector, Federal Polytechnic Bida, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi said on Thursday that the institution plans to embark on full scale commercial farming to boost...

Making farmers agropreneurs

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Through the Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP), a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative, which is at the pilot stage in six African countries,...

IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers in economic recession

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When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people may have appreciated the importance...

Nigeria Imports 189.5metric tonnes of Tomato Paste in One Year

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Nigeria imported a whooping 189.5 metric tonnes of tonnes of tomato paste in 12 months Mr Duro Kuteyi of Betamark Consulting revealed. The expert made...

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc – Notes from 9M 2017 Conference Call

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Last Friday, the management of , FLOURMILL, (FMN) hosted a conference call to discuss its 9M 2017 financial result as well as outlook over...

Government to establish international onion market

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The Kebbi State Government on Monday said it would construct an international onion market at Aliero Local Government area of the state. Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari,...