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Emerging Technologies In Agriculture 1

Technology is transforming nearly every aspect of our modern lives, and farming is no exception. Modern farmers have demonstrated a willingness to embrace inventions and new techniques. Here are seven emerging technologies that can literally change the agricultural landscape in the years ahead. 1. Soil and Water Sensors Perhaps the equipment having the most immediate [...]

By | January 24th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Fresh Concerns Over Increasing Use Of Paracetamol To Tenderize Meat

Fresh concerns have been raised by health experts on Nigerians’ increasing use of paracetamol, a drug meant for pain relief, to cook meat for household and commercial consumption. LEADERSHIP investigation revealed that hundreds of households, restaurants and bars, especially those owned by small operators, have continued to use paracetamol to tenderise meat to save cost [...]

By | January 14th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

How Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector Fared In 2019

Nigeria’s agricultural sector seems to be taking a turn for the better with the various policies introduced by the current government, some of which were vigorously implemented last year. The government argues that the activities in the sector last year were channeled at improving the lives of average Nigerians. PREMIUM TIMES does a review of [...]

By | January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tiger Nuts: Cultivation, Milk Extraction And Health Benefits

Tiger nuts, also known as yellow nutsedge or earth almonds, are not actually nuts, but rather edible tubers. They’re the size of a chickpea but wrinkly with a chewy texture and sweet nutty flavor similar to coconut. Tiger nuts were one of the first plants cultivated in Egypt and traditionally used as both food and [...]

FG Begins Remodelling Of Grazing Reserves Into Ranches

The Federal Government has begun remodelling of grazing reserves into ranches in seven states as part of efforts to transform and modernise the country’s livestock industry. The Executive Secretary, National Commission for Nomadic Education, Prof. Bashir Usman, made this known on Tuesday in Zaria at the opening of a three-day capacity building workshop on the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Seafood Export From Norway To Nigeria Hits $35m

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has said the value of the seafood export to Nigeria between January and October this year has reached $35million, adding that the country’s seafood export is the second largest in the world. Speaking at the press briefing at the Eko Hotels and Suites, NSC Director, Trond Kosvelt said Nigeria is [...]

By | November 25th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Expired Foreign Rice Re-bagged&Sold, Customs Warn Nigerians

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali, has said that some of the foreign rice brought into Nigeria had expired and re-bagged for sale to Nigerians. He said this while speaking to journalists on Wednesday in Onne, Rivers State. Ibrahim said the already expired rice is unknown to consumers because it had [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FG Launches ‘National Gender Policy On Agriculture’

In order to achieve food security and reduce poverty, the Nigerian government on Thursday launched the ‘National Gender Policy on Agriculture’ in Abuja. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, said it is time for women to be prominent in the agriculture sector. Mr Nanono said the policy was to enhance the equality [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Strange Diseases Affect Onions Worth N1bn In Kebbi

The National Association of Onions Farmers in Kebbi says its members have lost over N1 billion worth of onions to two strange diseases affecting farms and storage facilities in the state. The Chairman of the association, Bello Uba, told the News Agency Of Nigeria(NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday that, at least, 20,000 farmers were [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

All You Need To Know About Scallions

Description Scallions (also known as green onions, spring onions, or salad onions) are vegetables of various Allium onion species. They are a variety of young onions found in every grocery store and in thousands of recipes. A scallion is made up of a white base that has not fully developed into a bulb and long [...]

By | October 22nd, 2019|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Flood Submerges 4,000 Hectares Of Rice Fields In Borno

Rice farmers in Borno State, on Friday, recounted ordeals as 4,000 hectares of rice farms were submerged as a result of the release of excess water from the Aloa Dam located in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the state capital.  The News Agency of Nigeria reports that thousands of hectares of rice fields wilted due to [...]

By | October 18th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Osinbajo Visits Ex-Militant, Retson Tedheke’s Farm In Nasarawa (Photos)

Yesterday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo visited a farm in Nasarawa where an ex-militant and activist from Niger-Delta, Retain Tedheke is cultivating 3,000 hectares of farmland for crop and livestock production. This is a true Nigerian story of hope, honesty, and unity, says Osinbajo The coming together of communities in Hadari Emirate district in Kokona LGA [...]

By | October 18th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

FG Considering Introduction Of Excise Duty On Carbonated Drinks, Says Finance Minister

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, says the federal government is considering introducing excise duty on carbonated drinks. The minister made this known while addressing the media, including TheCable, on the sidelines of the ongoing annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group. Excise duty is a levy placed on the manufacture [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Roadside Food Vendors

For the government, the emphasis has always been on food security. But to nutritionists and other medical experts, attention should be given to hygiene. The craze for food has made food vendors, especially roadside sellers, scattered around in the business. Everywhere you go, from Lagos to Ibadan, Calabar, Kano, Abuja and all over the country, [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Food Day Celebration In Nigeria

File Photo: Nigeria's Minister Of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. Two days ago, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Sabo Nanono, [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Lagos State New Policy States That Butchers Must Submit Vertinary Health Certificate Of Animals Slaughtered

The Lagos State Government has directed the major food vendors, who sell meat in the state, to henceforth submit a ‘veterinary health certificate for trade of meat’ to the inspecting veterinary personnel in the state Ministry of Agriculture. Prince Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday, in [...]

By | October 14th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Border Closure: Benin Republic Farmers Count Losses As Rotten Tomatoes Line Roads

Nigeria closed its border with Benin on August 20 in an attempt to stop the smuggling of contraband goods, including food and petrol, across the border. This decision by Africa’s leading economic power has had disastrous effects on vegetable growers in Benin, who are now struggling to sell their produce. Now it is common to [...]

By | October 14th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Dangote’s Multi-Billion High-Tech Greenhouse Farm Starts Operation

The multi-billion High–Tech Greenhouse Farm established by Dangote Farms Limited, geared at boosting the cultivation of high-quality tomatoes in the country, has commenced full production in the commercial city of Kano. The farm which is fully automated is the first of its kind in West Africa and is expected to transform the economy of the [...]

By | October 10th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Following CBN Policy, Four Firms Begin Local Milk Production In Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna, Plateau

In line with the CBN policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, who announced in Abuja on Thursday, gave the names of the companies. They are FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Neon Agro, Chi Limited [...]

By | September 27th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Dangote Tomato Processing Plant Shutdown Over Failure Of Farmers To Supply Tomatoes

  Dangote tomato processing factory located in Kano is shut at the moment.The Bloomberg reported that the farmers engaged to supply the factory with raw materials abandoned tomato farming at the start of the rainy season in May, and moved to cultivation of other crops.The factory resumed operations in March after being idle for three years.According [...]

By | September 17th, 2019|Trends, news & info|0 Comments
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