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Presidential Fertilizer Initiative Programme has commenced. Eleven blending plants are in now in full operation in different locations across the country. The fertilizer will be sold to farmers at a price of N5,500 per 50KG bag only by State Governments, registered distributors and dealers registered with FEPSAN. Intrested distributors/dealers to participate in the scheme can register with any of the blending plants and at FEPSAN office at No 1. NIDB Building, Muhammadu Buhari way, Kaduna. Whistle blower Nos: 08175777724, 08175077773

The Secretary of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Zamfara chapter, Alhaji Tanko Kura, stated this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Gusau.
He explained that the pests had destroyed a lot of germinating plants in their farms across the state.
Kura said the caterpillars attack all kinds of plants such as millets, Guinea corn, Maize and Rice.
He said some farmers had to replant as most of the already germinating seedlings had been destroyed by the pests.
According to a farmer, Malam Yau Gurusu, the insects are destroying the plant massively from one farm to the other.
He appealed to the government to assist farmers with prompt aerial spray to kill the insects.
Similarly, Director Produce Commodities, Marketing Board, Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar said the pests were seen ten years ago in the state and called for prompt action to control the situation.
In his response, the Director Federal Ministry of Agriculture in the state, Alhaji Musa Raji said the ministry was aware of the problem and measures are being put in place to address the situation.
He said sensitization was already ongoing to educate farmers on control measures. (NAN)
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/agriculture/farmers-express-concern-over-pest-invasion/201696.html

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Messages to Farmers

  • Apply fertilizer wisely to avoid wastage
  • Attend trainings on fertilizer use and application
  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN distributors
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics.
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and values
  • Report fertilizer adulteration to the appropriate authority

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Some Useful Links

Golden Fertilizer         ||     TAK Agro
Notore
                         ||      Indorama
Chicason Group          ||      Dangote
CountrySTAT              ||     Farm Cafe Nigeria
FAO                            ||      USAID
IFDC                           ||      NABG
World Bank              ||     AFDB
IFAD                           ||     JICA

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To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnerships in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry.

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