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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

By Chika Okeke

November 6, 2016


ABU 300x224The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has entered into an agreement with a Hungarian company Agrar-Biothanol to produce 1,333 tonnes of liquid organic fertilizer and 2.66 million litres of ethanol annually as well as 1.2mw electricity. When completed, the electricity produced would cater for thirty percent of the university’s electricity consumption, and enhance agricultural training and research. The Vice Chancellor of the university Professor Ibrahim Garba stated this in Samaru Campus Zaria at the ground breaking ceremony of bio-ethanol and biogas plant Power plant.


By Douglas Ukpong-Udoka

7th November, 2016

cross river riceGovernor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has disclosed that rice revolution has started in Nigeria. The CBN governor also said the apex bank does not have foreign exchange to continue to support importation of farm produce, including rice, wheat, tomato and poultry products anymore. “We in Central bank do not have foreign exchange to continue to support importation of these items. We need to be able to grow them since our land is fertile; our climate is good to support the growth of these products,” Emefile said while inspecting a CBN supported rice farm under the bank’s Anchor Borrowers’

6th November, 2016

By News Agency of Nigeria

mechanised farming 690x450The Federal Government has expressed its willingness to train agriculture extension officers and equip them with modern communication skills to assist the rural farmers. Mrs Vivienne Bamgboye, the Head, Advisory Systems, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. Bamgboye said that workshop was organised to improve the extension officers’ communication skill and to bridge the gap between rural farmers and modern agricultural techniques.

5th November, 2016

By News Agency of Nigeria


farmers rice farmNo fewer than 2, 620 registered rice farmers in nine Local Government Areas in Kogi will benefit from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrower programme for the dry season farming.
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr Tim Diche, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Saturday. Diche said that only registered farmers in the nine local governments along river basins and those that have rivers and dams available to them to do irrigation would access the loan for dry season farming.

4th November, 2016

By Sheriff Adaji-Ogbu


GMO tomato 690x450The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with Fadama III Programme has organized a capacity building workshop on strategies for management and containment of Tuta Absoluta in Tomato production in Nigeria for field officers in the 19 northern states including the Federal Capital Territory. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, who declared the workshop open in Abuja said the initiative was borne out of the need for Government to continue the awareness and upgrade of the technical know-how of relevant desk officers and extension staff as well as subject matter specialists of Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) on the systematic and well-coordinated approach required in the management of Tuta Absoluta and its spread.

4th November, 2016

By Ann Okon


Eating agric meatEscalating prices and low purchasing power of consumers are leading to poor sales and capacity utilisation in the agriculture sector of the economy. An entrepreneur in the sector, Mr. AbiodunOladapo, told our correspondent that the cost of production had become so high that farmers were being forced to increase prices while those who could not cope had decided to withdraw from the sector completely. According to him, the result is that prices of farm produce and livestock have risen so high that they are becoming unaffordable for many consumers.


By Editor

4th November, 2016, 2:52am

AgricultureThe Chairman of the Ogun State Council of Obas and Paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, has made a passionate appeal to Youths, and indeed other strata of the Nigerian Society to embrace agriculture as “a profitable enterprise and a means of self-esteem in the face of unavailable white collar jobs”. Oba Olugbenle, who is the Olu of Ilaro, said embracing agriculture by the youths at all levels of education, graduate and unskilled, would reduce crime and criminality in the society.

By NAN

3rd November, 2016


aminu tambuwal 690x450The Sokoto State Government has commenced the training of no fewer than 115 Local Government workers on modern agricultural extension services. The Executive Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission (LGSC), Alhaji Haruna Tambuwal, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Sokoto. He said that five workers were drawn from each of the 23 Local Governments of the state.

By NAN

1st November, 2016

atiku abubakarFormer Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday urged Nigerians to embrace modern agricultural techniques to ensure economic diversification and sustainability in the country. Abubakar made the call in Enugu on Tuesday at the 6th Annual Congress of the African Veterinary Association and the 53rd meeting of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association. The former vice-president warned that Nigerians would not achieve the desired diversification of the nation’s economy by going back to ancient agricultural method.

By Ifeanyi Lawrence-Agbai

2nd November, 2016

Homeade Canned Tomato SauceThe Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday said the country has market volume of 150,000 tonnes of tomato paste valued at N32 billion annually. The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, stated this in Abuja at a workshop organised by the Federal Department of Agriculture in collaboration with Fadama III programme for stakeholders. Ahmed said that the national output has also been at the average of 1.7 million tonnes, while the demand was 2.4 million tonnes, with demand gap of 700,000 tonnes annually.

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Messages to Farmers

  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • 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 value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

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