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HEITSCHUSEN CROWNED BENTON COUNTY MISS UNITED STATES AGRICULTURE

Harlyn Heitshusen of Urbana, Iowa was recently awarded the title of Benton County Miss United States Agriculture at the The 2021 Eastern Iowa Corridor Regional Miss United States Agriculture Pageant on September 12. Harlyn Heitshusen of Urbana, Iowa was recently awarded the title of Benton County Miss United States Agriculture. Harlyn Heitshusen, is the 16 […]Continue Reading
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FOOD SECURITY: WE ARE TARGETING EARLY MATURING CROPS ― ARCN BOSS

The Executive Secretary of Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Professor Garba Sharubutu has said that the Council has the mandate to develop early maturing crops in an effort to address the challenges of food security. Professor Sharubutu also said the development of extension services is one of its top priorities in order to communicate […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness

NOURISHING AFRICA PARTNERS MASTERCARD FOUNDATION, USADF TO TRAIN 1,000 AGRIPRENEURS

As part of the Entrepreneur Support Program (ESP), launched in December 2020, Nourishing Africa in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and United States African Development Foundation (USADF) has trained 1,000 agripreneurs on models to build and scale their businesses. The training themed ‘Agribusiness Entrepreneur Development’ comprised of intensive daily training Continue Reading
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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