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WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE: HOW FEAR OF HUNGER PUSHED ME INTO AGRICULTURE — FARMER

Dunmola Sodeke, the Chief Executive Officer of Omodun farms holds a Masters in Business Administration from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. A widow and mother of two, she owns farmlands in Lagos, Kwara, Abeokuta and Ibadan. She cultivates vegetables, soy beans and maize and runs a snail and fish farm. In this interview with […]Continue Reading
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CONSUMERS PREFERENCE CRITICAL TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA – KUST VC

The Vice Chancellor, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Prof. Shehu Alhaji Musa, has said consideration of consumption preference is critical to agricultural development in Nigeria. The professor of Agricultural Economics and Extension, worried that inspite of the huge deposited natural resource, Nigeria is still listed by Food and Agriculture Organisation Continue Reading
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ECOWAS: NIGERIA LEADS WEST AFRICA IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PROMOTION

The Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Mr Ernest Aubee, has said that Nigeria was leading in the promotion of Organic Agriculture in the West Africa region. Aubee said this in his closing remarks at the cocktail event on `Reporting Back Achievements of Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA) Initiative’ activities in Nigeria for the years […]Continue Reading
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AGRICULTURE THE ‘SHINING STAR’ OF SA’S ECONOMY – STATS SA

Despite recording the largest decline in 70 years, the contraction in South Africa’s economy in 2020 was not as bad as was initially expected, says Dawie Maree, head of information and marketing at FNB Agriculture  In 2020, the South African economy recorded its most significant decline in annual economic activity since 1946. According to Statistics […]Continue Reading
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DRONEDEPLOY AND CORTEVA BRING IN-FIELD ANALYTICS TO FARMERS

Drone data platform DroneDeploy and Corteva Agriscience join forces to bring scalable, in-field analytics to farmers across the globe. DroneDeploy leveraged Corteva’s machine learning algorithms to build its new Stand Assessment solution. Stand Assessment is a complete flight, capture, analysis and reporting workflow designed to determine crop emergence for early-stage Continue Reading