Oil palm seedling and nursery management

Oil palm is a gross feeder plant that requires more nutrients than other average plants. It requires an annual rainfall of 2000mm. Optimum yield...

Rural Livelihood in Nigeria

Have you ever been to a Nigerian village or let me say a staunch farm settlement? It is interesting to see and experience farmers’...

Types of rural Livelihood in Nigeria

The major occupation of those residing in Nigerian rural communities is farming. However, there are other types of farmers who don’t reside in the...

Why It Is Difficult For Nigerian Smallholder Farmers to Access Loans

Lack of Awareness Several factors determine access to agricultural loans. There is no doubt that information is vital in every aspect of human endeavor. The...

Establishing a Cocoa plantation in Nigeria

I’m motivated to write this article based on my experience and feedback from investors who ventured into cocoa production over the last 5 years....

Maximizing Oil palm Yield with less Fertilizer

Oil palm is a gross feeder crop that demands a balance of micro and macronutrients for plant growth for a newly planted crop. After...

Oil Palm Farming or Processing: Which one has the greatest value?

Today, I will like to share with us some interesting questions. These questions were directed to me by a potential oil palm farmer (An...
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Fertilizer Management in Oil palm

We have always been telling our clients that 70 percent of oil palm production cost goes to fertilizer application but if the reverse is...

BUSINESS PLAN / FEASIBILITY REPORT for your proposed Agribusiness

There is a common saying that, "if you fail to plan, then you are planning to fail". The importance of a Business Plan or a...

Understanding Basic Agricultural Land Sizes and Measurement

Farming is a vocation and it takes time and experience to become very profitable. It may not even be profitable at all if you...

Annual or Daily labour: The cost implications and making the right decision

In the last article, “Current state of AGRICULTURE in Nigeria”, I promised to enlighten the general public, particularly farmers in Nigeria or investors who...

Current state of AGRICULTURE in Nigeria

Agriculture in Nigeria has been facing two major challenges over the years, which are; enhancing food production and promoting a sustainable environment. Therefore, for...

Best technique to multiply plantain sucker

The importance of plantain among Nigerians cannot be underestimated. It can be consumed by boiling raw (unripe), roasted (riped or unripe), and fried into...

Stomach Ulcer Fast Cure Using a Natural Method You Can Prepare Yourself

Are you tired of the pains, discomfort, and monumental torture of stomach ulcers? Have you ever rolled on the floor, holding your belly in pain...

Symptoms of Stomach Ulcer and Nutrition

One of the major symptoms of stomach ulcers is indigestion. Indigestion causes discomfort or pain in the stomach. Sometimes people mistaken stomach ulcers for...

Stomach Ulcer And The Causes

I always thought of stomach Ulcer as something just simple and not worth the hype my colleagues call it. This is something many people...

Local Oil Palm species vs. Super Gene species

I recently conducted a small experiment to validate the difference between the local oil palm species and the supergene oil palm variety. Although I’ve...

Arable crops cultivation VS Cash Crop Cultivation in Nigeria: Which one is better in...

In the last few days, I have been receiving some emails from clients who wish to venture into agriculture in Nigeria. But I discovered...

Honey and Sugar Content

Honey is usually regarded as a natural, healthier sweetener. But you will be disappointed that honey has minor nutritional advantages.  Though I previously discussed...

My Take on the recent Border closure by the Federal Government

I will try as much as possible to ensure this article does not reflect sentiment over any political party, religious, or tribe. My view...