Weed Control – Managing Your Maize Farm

Weed Control – Managing Your Maize Farm

Maize is one of the most widely cultivated agricultural products not just in Nigeria, but in the world. However, it is also very susceptible to weed infestation as they compete for sunlight, water and nutrients especially in the first 3 to 6 weeks of germination. It...
How to Set Up A Plantain Plantation Business

How to Set Up A Plantain Plantation Business

Plantain farming is one of the simplest but also very rewarding ventures to start in Nigeria. It is no news that a lot of households use plantain in their daily meals, however, the Business Day, last year reported that there was a 99,800 metric tons demand-supply gap...
Pest Control Technique for Cassava Farming

Pest Control Technique for Cassava Farming

Though it is a common occurrence to find insects, rodents or vertebrates on cassava farms, some pose a serious threat to farm yields, as well as affect the soil. These insects and rodents, commonly called pests, feed on and wreak havoc on cassava leaves, stems, and...
Challenges Facing Plantain Production in Nigeria

Challenges Facing Plantain Production in Nigeria

Plantain has been recognized as one of the most lucrative farm products in Nigeria, capable of yielding 100% returns in profit. Not only does it serve as a major staple, but it can also be made into snacks as well. What’s more, several bakery and food production firms...
All You Need to Know About Cassava Farming

All You Need to Know About Cassava Farming

The opportunities in Cassava farming cannot be overstated. Farm Crowdy reports that at least 1 in 10 families all over the world consumes products made from cassava daily. Cassava, now grown throughout the tropical world, is second only to the sweet potato...