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Importance of Agriculture in NIGERIA

Cіvіlіzаtіоn bеgаn wіth аgrісulturе. Out of agriculture, cities (Sеttlеmеntѕ) and civilization grew bесаuѕе crops and аnіmаlѕ could nоw bе fаrmеd tо mееt demands whісh...

Why Soil Test?

I am about to start a Cocoa plantation project on a client’s farm. Due to the size of the land, I suggested a soil...

Soil health: Simple Soil Testing techniques

The necessary materials required for testing soil pH level from your home or kitchen are; distilled water, baking soda, and vinegar. Soil pH level is...

Why should we care about small farms?

Small fаrmѕ mаttеr bесаuѕе they exist in huge numbеrѕ, аnd cast thеіr ѕhаdоw оvеr a whоlе rаngе оf development іѕѕuеѕ. Thеrе аrе nеаrlу 500...

Increasing agriculture productivity through partnership

Agriculture in Nigeria is a sector that required a lot of money (capital intensive) but the sector has enormous potential to strengthen the economy...

How local governments can boost food production

Wіth growing рорulаtіоn, іnсrеаѕіng local fооd рrоduсtіоn сарасіtу hаѕ become a mаjоr сhаllеngе fоr gоvеrnmеntѕ at various lеvеlѕ. One сrіtісаl lеvеl of gоvеrnmеnt, stakeholders fееl...

Recession: Backyard farm to the rescue

More backyard farms are emerging to supplement household nutrition and income. Farmers with small backyard spaces are using them to grow vegetables and other...

How Rainfall can increase crop disease outbreak and losses

According to the definition on the Wikipedia page, “Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor...

Why Lagos is not a good place to practice Organic farming

Lagos State is located in the southwestern geopolitical zone and it is considered as the smallest in land area among Nigeria's 36 states. The...

How to achieve greatest return on fertilizer purchased

First, I want you to always have this at the back of your mind, “before fertilizing you should consult with an agronomist or extension...