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Starting Edible Mushroom business in Nigeria

Mushrooms belong to the phylum basidiomycetes. It is known for its antioxidant effect and its ability to help obese patients lose weight. The cultivation of mushroom involves four steps namely; Grain preparation Mycelium tissue...

Information on how to grow UGU (Fluted pumpkin) vegetable in Nigeria

Today, small scale farming is becoming more and more popular. A lot of Nigerians are willing to grow their own food in order to consume it or to sell it for profit. One of...

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 can be obtained in areas with a maximum average temperature...

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’ lifestyles, the food, houses, work routine, and dressing, activities, or...

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 local communities which will be discussed in this write-up. In...

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 majority of smallholder farmers in Nigeria reside in rural communities...

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. I noticed that existing cocoa farmers and their plantation continues...

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 fertilizer application, plant roots take up little concentration while the...
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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 the case on your farm or you have not been...

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 Feasibility Report cannot be underestimated in any business. It does...