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ACAI DEEPENS AWARENESS ON CASSAVA WEED MANAGEMENT, PRACTICES

Three Nigerian radio stations are now broadcasting agronomic recommendations on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best Planting Practices. The Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best Planting Practices is one of the Decision Support Tools of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI). Research done by the Cassava Weed Management Project concludes […]Continue Reading
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PROFESSIONAL BODIES IDENTIFY CAUSES OF GRAIN CONTAMINATION, WAY FORWARD

As 30,523 farmers, 280 grain merchants, input dealers get training Agriculture scientists, grain aggregators, and state officials have identified practices of farmers in Nigeria as a major obstacle to eradicating food grain contamination which often results in high morbidity and loss of lives. The stakeholders disclosed that drying of grains by the roadside on bare […]Continue Reading
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‘PROMOTING AGRICULTURE WILL CURB CRIME, POVERTY’

Nigerian youths have been charged to develop agricultural skill sets that could make them to become self-employed and play active roles in the efforts to diversify the economy through agriculture. Acting chairman of Koko Besse Local Government area in Kebbi State, Alhaji Umar Gulumbe, gave the charge at weekend while fielding questions from journalists in […]Continue Reading
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ASSOCIATION TO ENGAGE OVER 300,000 YOUTHS IN MORINGA FARMING

The Moringa Farmers and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria says as part of an effort to tackle unemployment challenges in the country, it is set to engage over 300,000 youths across the country in Moringa farming. The President of the association, Mr Michael Ashimashiga made this known at a press conference in Abuja. He said modalities […]Continue Reading
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ARMTI LAUDS FG ON VOCATIONAL TRAINING FUNDING FOR WOMEN

The Executive Director of Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Dr. Olufemi Oladunni has lauded the Federal Government for its sustained interest and funding of vocational training for women and youths in Nigeria. Oladunni in a chat with reporters yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, said the world over, women Continue Reading
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AVIAGEN, CHI FARMS LIST SECRETS OF BREEDING, CHICKEN PRODUCTION

Cleaning and disinfection of farms; heating 24 hours before chicks’ arrival; even distribution of temperature, ventilation; enough feeding and drinking space; proper liter covering and adequate lighting are some of the critical steps a farmer must ensure to succeed in poultry breeding and farming. These were disclosed by Dr Richard Beevis, Technical Manager of Aviagen, Continue Reading
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NIGER DELTA EX-MILITANTS BEGIN AGRIC ENTERPRISE TRAINING IN ABIA

About 150 former Niger Delta ex-militants/agitators have commenced one month training on agricultural enterprise in Umuahia, Abia State capital, under the Presidential Amnesty Programme of the Federal Government. The Abia State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) in collaboration with Fadmobat Investment Ltd is conducting the training, which is the second to be Continue Reading