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Blogs & Views

The Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA) initiative in Nigeria has urged farmers to embrace organic farming to boost overall well-being of the environment. The call was made by the Country Coordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture initiative, Dr. Olugbenga Adeoluwa in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. Read more Read More

18th July 2018

Onions (Allium cepa L.) are very old vegetables that have been used for thousands of years. They’re kitchen staple and play a role in a great number of recipes. Onions are regularly asked by the people at a good market rate and can be easily sold throughout the whole year. These vegetables are the most commonly consumed vegetable in Nigeria. In fact, Nigeria is reportedly one of the largest producers of onions in the world with over 2 million Read More

18th July 2018

Not all vegetables are popularly consumed in Nigeria. There are some vegetables that are quite popular and are eaten more often than others. For example carrot, cucumber, pumpkin leaves (ugu), and the cabbage. All vegetables need to be consumed regularly based on the unique nutrients they can all provide. Today, we are going to see the special nutrients that are contained in the vegetable BROCCOLI. The broccoli belongs to the "cruciferous"Read More

13th July 2018

Have you ever wondered why you buy some eggs from the supermarket and they are rotten or spoilt? Read more Eggs are a good source of animal protein. The Egg is naturally protected by its shell. As protected as the egg is, it is extremely fragile and can be contaminated when there is the slightest crack. It is interesting to realise that eggs can still get rotten or spoilt even when there are no cracks on it. Eggs getting bad or rotten can be due tRead More

5th July 2018

Another secret cash machine that people tend to ignore is plantain farming in Nigeria. We want to look into it today to see how it works. Plantain is very easy to cultivate and maintain unlike other cash crops that requires so much time and money to maintain. This is a low capital agribusiness and almost every Nigerian soil is good for plantain plantation as experience has shown. Therefore, if you have any land with loamy soil, you can start plantaRead More

3rd April 2018

Agriculture has advanced enormously since the early days of plant and animal domestication, aided by rapid developments in technology. Today, it must answer the needs of a growing global population, while at the same responding to cost restrictions, environmental changes and population growth. According to reports by the United Nations, the world population is predicted to grow from 6.9bn in 2010 to 8.3bn in 2030 and to 9.1bn in 2050. By 2030, food Read More

3rd April 2018

Greenhouse technology is an innovation that is gradually making inroad into the Nigerian agricultural sector.   Although it is viewed as capital intensive technology, locally replicated greenhouse technology has been proven to work too. But first, what you need to know about the technology.   For many farmers who have been in the greenhouse business for years, it is much more than a frame covered in polythene, polycarbonate or Read More

12th February 2018

  The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) are collaborating to enhance growth and improve food production.   FIIRO Director-General Prof Gloria Elemo said the tripartite agreement would utilise indigenous technologies to diversify the economy, create jobs, improve the Gross Domestic PrRead More

26th January 2018

You have worked hard to grow good fresh vegetables. When it is time to sell your crop, remember to Pick your vegetables at the right time Store your vegetables the right way Bring your vegetables carefully to the market Show your vegetables well at the market Then people will see your vegetables are healthy. They will want to buy your food again. How to best pick and store your vegetables Pick all your vegetables in the coolest weather youRead More

20th January 2018

Does the idea of buying your own farm sound like a fairytale? Here, five ways to realize your dream of working in the dirt, no down payment required. The National Young Farmers Coalition surveyed 1,300 of its members to identify the most significant barriers to a career in agriculture. Among the most common answers? Lack of affordable land. Real estate prices—at least near lucrative markets for sustainably farmed produce and meat—contiRead More

17th January 2018

Everybody loves bananas, that’s a fact. However, besides its look and taste we don’t know much about it. So it’s time to find out a few new things about your favorite fruit. 1. DNA Did you know that humans actually share half of their DNA with bananas? Imagine a half banana man. 2. Radiation Alert Bananas are also radioactive. In case you feel like you want to eat 50 bananas, you should know that it will give you the same dose Read More

16th October 2017

From 1960 to date, Nigeria has witnessed the rise and fall of many commercial farms. The ones that are still active face many challenges from different fronts. Read More

21st July 2017

A team of Nigerian experts under the auspices of African Chicken Genetic Gains in Nigeria has announced a breakthrough in poultry production in Nigeria following the development of disease-resistant breed of chicken with higher egg output. Read More

21st July 2017

The buyers do not only dictate prices to the farmers, they combine physical size and weight in determining prices. For instance, they may offer N500 per kilogramme for the 400g size and N750 for the 2kg size. As part of efforts to combat youth unemployment and at the same time contribute to food security, many young Nigerians have taken to farming especially aquaculture and animal husbandry but many have found the business unsustainable. They plougRead More

21st July 2017

As rapidly as technology in Nigeria is growing to incredible heights, so is agriculture – in its process and the practices. Read More

21st July 2017

Fishmeal is a high-quality and nutrient-rich feed ingredient used in the diets of farm animals and as an organic fertilizer. Fishmeal is manufactured from whole fish that is unfit for human consumption and waste products from processed fish. Common fish species used for fishmeal are anchovies, herrings, menhaden and sardines. The manufacturing process consists of cooking, pressing, drying and grinding processes during which the oil and water is remoRead More

13th June 2017

Animal farming uses up an enormous amount of arable land, with 45% of the earth's total dry land covered, as it were, in livestock. Eating a plant based diet, or eating meat only occasionally, can help to reduce greenhouse emissions and save our water and forests. We may think it doesn't matter too much what we eat or how our food is produced. However, it turns out that the entire planet is now dependent on the food choices each of us makesRead More

5th June 2017

To say that the discovery of crude oil in the late 1950s in Oloibiri community of Bayelsa State, Nigeria, was the last straw that destroyed the Nigerian agricultural nerve is to state the obvious. Read More

9th March 2017

The Cros Agro Potato Farm 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 footprint as a player in Potato farming and processing business in West Africa and a leader in Sub-Saharan Africa. Leading the way in the production of the Irish potato value chain, Cros Agro is investing in the critical enabling components that ensure long time sustainabilitRead More

28th February 2017

Today, the world’s population is growing faster than ever before and humankind faces an enormous task of producing enough food for all. Most farm families in the world are smallholder farmers and they undeniably contribute a lot to household, national, and global food security.   The Food and Agriculture Organization said that smallholder farmers produce half of the global food. Thus, investment for agriculture and especially for smallhRead More

8th February 2017

  The health benefits of olive oil have been touted for many hundreds of years. More recently, coconut oil has become all the rage and hailed by many as the king of oils. But, whatever oil you choose – whether it’s olive, coconut, almond, canola, peanut, safflower, walnut, or even avocado oil – none compare to the powerful nutritional virtues of virgin organic red palm fruit oil. Bonus: The health benefits of red palm fruit Read More

16th January 2017

Do you want to be rich through farming? Study and practice the 8 practices of rich farmers below: THEY PLAN PRODUCTION AROUND TARGETED MARKETS. Poor farmers always produce without any strategy. Go the way of the rich farmers! THEY ALWAYS EMPLOY TECHNICALLY TRAINED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PERSONNEL. Poor farmers always employ friends and relatives. Go the way of the rich farmers! THEIR MANAGEMENT APPROACH IS PERFORMANCE BASED. That is based on yields,Read More

6th January 2017

ICT is an umbrella term that include any communication device, encompassing: radio, tv, cell phones,Read More

5th January 2017

Our lives revolve around food. We nourish our bodies with it, but we also celebrate, entertain Read More

22nd December 2016

GLOBAL - Consumers are being told to support their local poultry industries by buying Christmas suppRead More

22nd December 2016

With the current drive by the Federal Government to diversify the economy and shift its major sourceRead More

21st October 2016

Cocoyam possesses high nutritional values when compared with others like cassava and yam, with substantial vitamin, mineral and proteinous contents. Read More

12th October 2016

Application for Admission to One-Year Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable AgricultureRead More

7th October 2016

Research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s laterRead More

16th September 2016

Marking rows for crops is as simple as stretching string from point A to point B—a ridiculously easyRead More

6th September 2016