14 Mar 2020
THE PARTICIPATORY REALITIES OF WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

The Realities of Women in Agriculture

The role of women in agriculture cannot be underestimated. They play very significant roles which include farm management and post-harvest handling of farm produce in the area of value addition. Women are directly involved in the production of the world's food. They comprise 43% of the world’s agricultural labour force,...

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07 Mar 2020
biodiversity in agriculture

Importance of Biodiversity in Agriculture

Agricultural biodiversity is a subset of biodiversity and it is a measure of the change in the earth system. Agricultural biodiversity is the measure of variability or change in our food systems. It comprises of variability in plants and animals, genetic breeding, climate changes and lots more. Human beings all...

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18 Jan 2020

The Concept of Value Addition in Agriculture

Beyond the growing of crops and raising of animals, agriculture involves the addition of value at different stages of production. This process is called value addition and it involves the chain of processes along which agricultural produce move from the producer to the final consumer. The value chain involves various...

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07 Dec 2019
agricultural marketing of tomato and potato

Importance of Agricultural Marketing for Agricultural Producers

Agricultural marketing entails the strategy and processes involved in moving an agricultural product from the producer to the final user through a medium that satisfies the need of every actor along the value chain. Over recent years of agricultural practice in numerous parts of the world, this aspect of agriculture...

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16 Nov 2019
Drones

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

Artificial intelligence is the development of digital computer or controlled robots to perform tasks and also to equip and programme them with the intellectual processes of activities of human beings such as sourcing for information, providing information and also getting things done. Artificial intelligence is developing systems that could perform...

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09 Nov 2019
vegetable image Farm republic

Addressing The Problems And Possible Solutions To Food Insecurity

Food insecurity is the lack of availability of safe, nutritious, healthy, and sufficient food to people at all times. Currently the world is living in hunger but the rate differs from countries to countries. As the world population increases the more the demand for food also increases but the resources...

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26 Oct 2019

THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE TO THE NATION’S ECONOMY

The role of agriculture in the economy can not be overemphasized. Agriculture is a fulcrum for economic growth and a nation's development. It's the basis of life; making provision for the food we eat to the fancy clothing and to how we're able to get a place to warm ourselves...

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19 Oct 2019
Water management as a means for sustainable agriculture

WATER MANAGEMENT AS A MEANS TO MORE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

The importance of water in agriculture and it's processes remains undefeatable as it is the most basic means through which plants and animals get the necessary elements needed for growth. In plants, water is the medium that takes all available nutrients in the soil and pass it round the different...

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12 Oct 2019

FISH FARMING AND ITS REVENUE POTENTIALS IN NIGERIA

From the beginning of time, many farmers have centered their agricultural production on peasant farming of food crops, a number of cash crops and domestic livestock farming. This subsistence method of farming is the basic and popular type of farming system in Nigeria. But, in recent time, Nigerian farmers have...

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14 Sep 2019
maize farm

Why You Should Invest In A Maize Farm

Maize farming is one of the most lucrative source of income for farmers in Nigeria, due to its numerous uses and suitable planting climate. It is one of the most consumed agricultural produce in the country, along with other crops like cassava, yam, rice and beans. Maize also serves as...

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