Agriculture

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 investors to make a profit or living through agriculture, they must devise ways to solve either or both problems through their …

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Cocoa intercropping and Shade Plants

Cocoa intercropping appears simple and easy because of the term “intercrop”. However, there are many factors to consider before choosing or when choosing a crop to intercrop in cocoa plantations. Farmers intercrop to avoid total crop failure, increase income, and have varieties of farm produce. …

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Guide on how to establish a Watermelon farm

This article is to provide the full guide on how to profitably invest in watermelon. The article was put together using the field and practical experience gathered in the above organization. Step 1. Select a good site for cultivating watermelon The first step in this …

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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 culture Mother spawn production Spawn multiplication and Production of mushroom from …

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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 jobs they engage in living in their communities. After visiting and …

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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 achieving this on your farm, there might be an internal problem. …

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