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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

IITA Develops New Potato Variety

Empowering, Novel, Agri-Business Led, Employment, Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (ENABLE TAAT) has recently developed Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) species to tackle malnutrition...

How Nigeria Can Be Food Sufficient – Diete-Spiff

The Amanyanabo of Twon-Brass in Bayelsa State, King Alfred Diete-Spiff says Nigeria can be food sufficient if every family establishes small farmsteads in their...

Farmer Lists Benefits Of Mushroom Cultivation

A mushroom farmer has said that the process of cultivating the product was one of the easiest way to earn a living as according to...

Cocoyam Cultivation And Food Security

Food is one of the people’s basic necessities of life and government’s recognition of this fact informs its strenuous efforts to always ensure that...

‘Mushroom Extracts Inhibit Cancer Growth’

An agricultural extension and rural development expert at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Prof. Lucia Ogunsumi, says mushroom extracts can...

Nigeria Spends N116bn On Palm Oil Importation

Notwithstanding the high exchange rate and its price, Nigeria has imported 450,000 tons of crude palm oil valued at N116.3billion ($323.1 million) since the...

FADAMA lll: Ondo Earmarks Land For Cassava Farming

The FADAMA lll Additional Financing Progr-amme says it has approved the allocation of 91 hectares of land to cassava farmers in Ore, Ondo State,...

Expert Lists Gains Of GMO Crops

An expert in plant genetics and lecturer in the Rivers State University, Prof. Michael Ogburia has dispelled views that Genetically Modified food (GMO) is...

Council Assures On Project Seed Policy Enhancement

The National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has assured the National Advisory Commission (NAC) of Seed Policy Enhancement in African Region (SPEAR) project of full...

Cleric Tasks Councils On Mechanised Farming

A cleric, Christopher Owolabi has urged the newly elected council chairmen in Kwara State to make mechanised farming their major preoccupation. Owolabi  told newsmen in Omu-Aran...
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