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Farmers/herders feud: FG to re-create grazing reserves- Ogbeh  

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh said Federal Government will soon embark on re-creation of Grazing Reserves in the country. Chief Ogbeh disclosed this when he received a sixty-four (64) participants of Executive Intelligence Management Course Twelve (EIMC12) and Faculty Members of the …

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TAAT, ACAI join forces to deliver improved technologies on cassava to farmers

  By Edwin Nwanojuo The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) trained persons drawn from universities, research institutes, Oyo State Cassava Growers Association (OYSCGA), and other development partners on the use of the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management toolkit. The toolkit was developed …

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Setting the stage for cassava disease monitoring: a baseline for Vietnam and Cambodia

  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Researchers tracked Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus in Cambodia after its discovery in 2015. The potentially devastating virus threatens 3.5 million hectares, highlighting the need for disease-resistant varieties and rapid epidemic management. Southeast Asia is the source of 95 percent of global cassava exports, …

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NAQS urge farmers to use Methyl Bromide to control crop pest for export

The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has called in farmers and exporters of agro products to disregard the early warning of the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of Methyl Bromide to control pest.   NAQS, however said the use of Methyl Bromide to control crop …

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