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YAM EXPORTATION: Farmers To Undergo Agronomic Training

Arrangements have been concluded to train farmers in best agronomic practices in yam farming. The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme, Prof. Simon Irtwange, announced this in Abuja while interacting with newsmen. Professor Irtwange noted that the training was necessary to equip the farmers with best practices that would …

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THE BANK OF AGRICULTURE IS UNDERGOING RESTRUCTURING TO GUARANTEE LOW INTEREST RATES TO FARMERS

Nigeria has not adopted Genetically Modified Organisms GMOs, or genetic technology in agriculture and food production. Chief AuduOgbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the clarification in Abuja. The Minister said although genetic modifications had been taking place in America, Nigeria was yet to adopt the technology. He …

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