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REDUCING TOMATO WASTAGE IN NIGERIA

REDUCING TOMATO WASTAGE IN NIGERIA A walk around a Nigerian market is proof of the extent of food wastage in this country. Truckloads of perishable food items and farm produce wasting even before they are offloaded from the transporting vehicle is a common sight in our major markets HAPPY BIRD, HAPPY FARMER In poultry husbandry,…

WHY MARKET SURVEY AND MARKETING IS IMPORTANT

  WHY MARKET SURVEY AND MARKETING IS IMPORTANT BY AFOLABI BUKOLA Many enthusiastic agro-preneurs like we call ourselves lack basic skills and technical know-how on how to manage business most especially in the area of locating or finding markets for our produce. All we are after is to start a business and hopefully make money…

WHY HOME GARDENING

WHY HOMEGARDENING? Olanrewaju Rukayat Ifedapo The global population is expected to be over 9 billion by 2050 and this poses serious sustainability challenge. Presently the issue of hunger and food scarcity is very acute in developing countries and there has been various strategies to meet the growing demand and to avert food insecurity and famine….

WHY DO VACCINE FAIL?

WHY DO VACCINES FAIL? BY JOSEPH OKPAIRE image source: sitn.hms.harvard.edu So, sometime last week, a client contacted us. The conversation was like this: Caller X: Hello Senceagric Happy Farmer: Hi, good afternoon Mr. X Caller X: There is a big problem with my birds? Hmmm…this man have started experimenting things again… Ehn Ehn, back to…

WHAT YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT FERTILIZERS

WHAT YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT FERTILIZERS BY JOSEPH OKPAIRE Image Source: farmweeknow.com The quest for increased economic returns in crop production mandated the need in searching for innovative ways to increase crop yield. Increasing crop yield is a function of properly aligned factors. Factors such as: a.    Seed quality b.    Soil fertility c.    Environmental…