Niger State can feed Africa – Osinbajo

"With 10 per cent of Nigeria's total landmass, 80 per cent of which is arable, Niger State symbolises the hope and greatness of Nigeria...

Obasanjo urges banks to reduce interest rates for farmers

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged commercial banks to reduce their interest rates to enable farmers’ access loans for improved agricultural production. He made...

High demand could lead to beef scarcity – FG

The Federal Government has raised concerns over the high demand for beef by consumers, which could lead to scarcity in the country. The Minister of...

FMARD to take over Agric Universities from FMOE

The Federal Government has commenced the process of moving the Universities of Agriculture away from the Federal Ministry of Education (FMOE), to the Federal...

The gains of vertical farming

The term "vertical farming" was first used by Gilbert Ellis Bailey in his book, Vertical Farming. For Gilbert, farming with special interest in soil origin,...