Rice blast destroys farmlands in Gombe

Rice blast, a disease known for destroying rice, has affected many rice farms at the Upper Benue irrigation area in Dadin Kowa, Gombe State thereby dropping rice yield in the irrigation rice farming season just ending in the area. Rice farmers in the state said they have recorded a lot of losses.


Disease ravages over 500 hectares of Irish potato farms in plateau

Plateau State Commissioner of AgriculturPlateau State Commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development, Stephen Barko, has announced the outbreak of Irish potatoes disease, ‘Late Blight’, which affected over 500 hectares of farms in some parts of Bokkos L.G.A of the state.


Propcom gives tractor loans to operators association

Twenty seven members of Tractor Operators and Hiring Facilities Association of Nigeria (TOHFAN) have received tractor acquisition loans from Propcom Mai-karfi and its partners (First City Monument Bank and Springfield Agro).


Finance, fertilizers and petroleum ministries to seek subsidy cuts

A swathe of ministries from finance to fertilizer and petroleum are going to make a case for a reduction in subsidies before Narendra Modi, a move that will push up monthly expenditure but is expected to help the government cut wasteful spending and revive investment.


Indian fertilizer producer IFFCO looks for revised subsidies

India's largest fertilizer producer, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (IFFCO), expects the country's new government to shake up its fertilizer subsidy program, possibly spurring greater phosphate and potash use to boost crop production.


CACS: CBN modifies implementation of N200bn agric fund

In a bid to further enhance credit supply to the agri­cultural sector, the Cen­tral Bank has reviewed the strategy for implementation of N200 billion Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS).


Agriculture can absorb 62m unemployed youths

Provost of the College of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University(OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Prof. Oluwatobi Adeokun, has advised students against dropping agriculture-based courses out of ignorance or pressure, he said the courses are lucrative.



Tractor and equipment hiring service has been described as panacea to low agricultural productivity.


Lagos Farmers To Establish Microfinance Bank

Farmers under the umbrella of the Lagos State Apex FADAMA Community Association are working towards transforming the association into a microfinance bank in a bid to tackle the financial challenge limiting production, wealth creation, employment generation, and international competitiveness.


Nigeria touted to become world’s bread basket

A new report released at the Grow Africa Investment Forum held during the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) has disclosed that seed companies indigenous to Africa, that are participating in a programme to offer high-yield crop varieties to smallholder farmers across the continent, have collectively become the largest seed producers in sub-Saharan Africa.

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