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AQUATIC WILDLIFE, ENVIRONMENT IN DANGER FROM PLASTIC WASTE

• Professionals call for research and development on biodegradables Aquatic, environmental professionals and scientists have raised the alarm over the menace of plastic waste and dangers it poses to the aquatic wildlife, the environment, sustainable food production systems and ultimately, the human life. They called for exploring available science and technologies, more Continue Reading
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GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS HAVE EXPOSED AGRO-CHEMICAL FIRMS, DEALERS, SAYS NABDA

Dr Rose Gidado, Deputy Director/Country Coordinator of OFAB Nigeria, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), spoke with FEMI IBIROGBA, Head, Agro-Economy, on the importance of biotechnologies to the textile industry, economic prosperity and food security. She argued that antagonists of genetically modified crops have no valid evidence to back the purported Continue Reading
Agro Chemicals Agro Machinery

DIZENGOFF NIGERIA APPOINTS GRAHAM LESLIE AS COUNTRY MANAGER

Dizengoff Nigeria has announced the appointment of Mr. Graham John Leslie as its new Country Manager. Graham takes over from Mr. Antti Ritvonen, who has been the Country Manager since 2015. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Leslie was the Sales and Commercial Director of Synergy, covering Europe and the United Kingdom. Mr. Leslie brings to […]Continue Reading
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EPSAN APPLAUDS FG FOR BANNING NPK FERTILIZER IMPORTATION

The Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has applauded the Federal Government’s total ban on the importation of all blends of Nitrogen Phosphorous and Potassium (NPK) fertilizers. In a statement, FEPSAN President, Mr Thomas Etuh, said the move would stop the importation of poor quality NPK fertilizer blends into the country. Etuh said […]Continue Reading
Agro Chemicals Crop Treatment

HOW TO PRESERVE BEANS, GRAINS WITHOUT POISONOUS CHEMICALS

The use of chemicals for beans preservation has called attention of individuals, government agencies and organisations to food quality and safety in the country. Nigerians are worried that there might be a re-emergence of the killer-beans that claimed many lives and wiped off families in the 1990s, or the situation could lead to cumulative health […]Continue Reading
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18 FERTILISER BLENDING PLANTS REVIVED UNDER PFI-FEPSAN

EIGHTEEN fertliser blending plants have successfully been restored under the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI), according to the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN). President of the association, Thomas Etuh, made the revelation in Abuja, stating that the revived plants are now functional. According to Etuh: “We used to have six Continue Reading
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AGRICULTURE IS VEHICLE TO ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT, SAYS AMBODE, OTHERS

Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has explained that agricultural development remains the only way to drive economy of the country as well as create job opportunities for unemployed youths. The governor said this at the 39th annual general meeting and 19th International Conference of Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers. He was represented by the […]Continue Reading
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OGBEH, IBRAHIM COMMEND CHI FARMS, ZOETIS ON IBADAN VETERINARY LABORATORY PROJECT

MINISTER of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh and the national President, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Ezekiel Ibrahim, have heaped praise on CHI Farms Limited and Zoetis for the establishment of an ultra-modern veterinary diagnostic centre, which was inaugurated last Wednesday in Ibadan. Ogbeh who was represented by the Director and Chief Continue Reading