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Agriculture

Backyard farming in Nigeria: A way of Alleviating Poverty in Nigeria

Backyard farming in Nigeria is still at the in fact stage due to the enactive approach to growing crops and rearing of animals within the neighbourhood. Increased urbanization and rising food prices are pushing more people into poverty, increasing their vulnerability to insecurity and malnutrition. Backyard farming can play a very big role in alleviating […]

Maize farming in Nigeria: Startup Guide

Maize farming in Nigeria started on a subsistence level in Nigeria and it has gradually risen to a commercial level in which many agro-based industries depend on maize as raw materials. Maize is one of the major staple food and most grown cereals in Nigeria. This is so because maize is easy to grow, and […]

How to start Cassava Farming in Nigeria: Beginner’s guide

Cassava farming in Nigeria is one of the most popular and common source of livelihood for small-scale farmers. This is so because cassava is been processed into many different forms for local consumption in almost every home in Nigeria. Cassava is one of the most drought-tolerant crops, it can be successfully grown on marginal soils, […]

How to Start Plantain Farming in Nigeria: Beginners Guide

Plantain farming in Nigeria is not a new thing, but over the years it has taken a dramatic turn in alleviating poverty and creating opportunities for agripreneurs. Million are currently been made every year from plantain farming in Nigeria, yet there is no end to it prospects because the demand for plantain and its by-product […]

Factors Contributing to the Success of livestock farms in Nigeria

When an agripreneur establishes an agri-business, a great deal of work goes into making it a success. Experienced agripreneur will tell you that success in agribusiness is planned and does not happen by accident. Several factors contribute to the success of livestock farms in Nigeria, and understanding what they are and how they work together […]

Organic farming: Beginner’s Guide

Organic farming is a method of crop and livestock production that doesn’t involve the use of pesticides, fertilizer, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Organic farming promotes the use of crop rotations and cover crops and encourages balanced host/predator relationships. Organic residues and nutrients produced on the farm are recycled back to the soil, […]

Biosecurity Measures in Animal Production

Biosecurity is a set of measures for protecting a population from infectious diseases. Biosecurity also means doing everything you can to keep diseases out of your farm. Biosecurity measures are the key to keeping healthy animals, it is also what is done to reduce the chances of an infectious diseases being carried to your farm. […]

Agricultural Product Marketing: Vegetables Marketing

Vegetable farming is a small-scale business that you can start with little or no capital base. One benefit of this agri-business is that it requires no cost of maintenance to run the business. Also, there is always demand for fresh leafy vegetables like; the Waterleaf, Scent Leaf, Ugu leaf etc. Vegetable marketing is one of the […]

Farm Record Keeping in Agri-business

The success of any agri-business depends on accurate record keeping. Farm record keeping in agri business is an activity most farmers try to avoid. They say it is time-consuming. However, record keeping is a very important task in agriculture. If you plan to be a prominent farmer with productive farms, you cannot avoid record keeping in […]

Sheep and Goat Farming In Nigeria: Beginner’s Guide

Sheep and Goat Farming in Nigeria Sheep and Goat farming in Nigeria is not a new enterprise, it is a traditional business that is profitable, less risky and very easy to start up. Sheep&Goat farming has been in existence since the ancient time. Generally it means rearing Sheep&Goat for the purpose of harvesting milk, meat, […]

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