Fertilizer demand by U.S. farmers expected to slump

Agro Professional – September 2014

Canadian fertilizer companies Potash Corp of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc are bracing for a pullback in demand from U.S. farmers due to sliding crop prices, but say any slump is unlikely to be severe.
16 year-olds win google science fair with a simple but brilliant food hack

Take part - September 28, 2014 (By Kristina Bravo)

Irish high school student Émer Hickey was gardening with her mom when she observed wartlike nodules on a pea plant.


FG Targets 150,000 Farmers in Adamawa for 2014/2015 Irrigation

Leadership - September 28, 2014

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Sunday said it has captured 150,000 rice and maize farmers for the 2014/2015 dry season farming in Adamawa.

Fertilizers: FG targets 20m farmers in 2015 — D-G

Vanguard - September 28, 2014

Acting Director-General, National Agricultural Seed Councils (NASC) Dr Philips Olusegun-Ojo, said that the Federal Government was targeting 20 million farmers in the fertilizer distribution for the 2015 farming season.

Kenya commends Nigeria for boosting its agric policies

Mrs Dorcas Makwoi, the focal person, Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP), Kenya, has commended Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, for influencing Kenya’s agric policy formulation.


SON to review cassava flour standard to benefit SMEs

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday said that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) would play major role in the newly drafted standards for cassava products in the country.


JAI to Invest $150m on Rice Production in Anambra State

This day – September 25, 2014

Joseph Agro Industries Limited (JAI) has signed a backward integration memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Anambra State Government to invest an initial $150 million (N25 billion) for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Omor Rice Mill under a public–private partnership (PPP) arrangement.


Rice importer switches to local production, processing

FMARD - September 24, 2014

Managing Director of Elephant Group, a major importer of rice, Mr. Tunji Owoeye, has announced his company’s readiness to do large scale commercial production and processing of rice in Nigeria.


Global Cereal Production Rises as Food Price Drops

This day - September 23, 2014

As the result of two consecutive years of good harvests, global cereal inventories are expected to rise to their highest levels in 15 years.


NAFDAC plans agric retirement scheme for workers

Nigerian Guardian - September 23, 2014

In a bid to ensure that its members of staff retire into financial comfort after 35 years of service to the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has launched a project that encourages the employees to invest in agriculture while they are still in service.

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