Oyo LG boss empowers farmers

October 18, 2016 Tunde Ogunesan

In his bid to boost agricultural productivity and empower farmers at the grassroots, the caretaker committee chairman of Atiba local government, Honourable Gbolagade Okeniyi has assisted farmers with farm implements and fertiliser worth millions of […]

Rural farmers in the face of agric revolution

October 4, 2016

Rural sociologist, and former Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Professor Janice Olawoye shared her views on the significance of farmers in the light of the much desired agricultural renaissance in Nigeria […]

IAR&T introduces microveg to vegetable farmers

October 4, 2016 Ibukun Adenuga

The Institute of Agricultural research and Training (IAR&T) has introduced the Microveg Innovation platform to Indigenous vegetable famers in Oyo state. The innovation platform is targeted towards encouraging fertilizer usage, improved production, marketing, transportation and […]

How farmers can avoid clash with herdsmen

September 27, 2016

COLLINS NNABUIFE spoke with the National President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, Pastor Segun Adewumi, on the activities of herdsmen in farms and how to use cassava to grow the economy, among other issues.   […]

Nigeria to increase trade with Iceland

September 6, 2016 Collins Nnabuife - Abuja

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe has reiterated Nigeria’s willingness and commitment to increase trade exchange and continued bilateral relations with Iceland.  The Minister also expressed Nigeria’s desire for improved balance of trade […]

‘Oyo state is making headway in cotton production’

August 30, 2016

Olufolake Ganiyat Ishola is the state co-ordinator, Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Oyo State. In this interview with TUNDE OGUNESAN, she shares the council’s efforts at reposition cotton production in the state.   What […]

Expert charges Nigerians on apiary investment

July 12, 2016

A volunteer of the United State for International Development (USAID) to Nigeria, Mr Caleb O’biren has described apiary farming and bee keeping as a panachea to poverty, saying it is a veritable venture that could […]