Lending Rate to Nigerian farmers and manufacturers at 23 %

Banks’ average lending rate to Nigerian manufacturers, farmers and agro processors is 22.5 percent, according to the latest data compiled by the Manufacturers Association...

Kenya partners Dutch Government to Boost Agric Output

Kenya’s agriculture sector, which currently contributes 15 percent to the country’s GDP, is set to increase its output with the country’s planned collaboration with...

How technology is set to change farming

Farmers are looking for information to help them grow more with fewer resources and less environmental impact. The “Internet of Things” — in the...

Agric ministry begins plans for its grass growing programme

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in its efforts to resolve the incessant crises between farmers and cattle rearers has resolved to...

Osun government signs $50m agric investment MoU with US firm

Osun State Government has pegged a $50million Agriculture Investment with the United States of American (USA) Firm for the provision of modern agricultural Technological...

Bird Flu outbreak confirmed in Nigeria

An outbreak of the dreaded Avian Influenza popularly known as Bird Flu has been recorded in the Northern part of Nigeria. This was confirmed...

Sage Foundation launches in Africa to aid community development

Sage has launched the Sage Foundation across Africa at the 2016 Sage Business Partner Conference at the Sandton Convention Centre in South Africa. Sage, the market...

Data Drones Give Farmers Enhanced Birdseye View

So the Dakota Farm Show of Vermillion, S.D. may not be CES 2016 — but the agricultural showcase, which concluded Jan. 6, buzzed with...

Why 2015 is the year agriculture drones take off

For years now, drone advocates have cited precision agriculture—crop management that uses GPS and big data—as a way to boost crop yields and profits...