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Genetically-modified crops not harmful to Nigerians – ARCN

The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has dismissed reports that genetically-improved crop varieties were harmful to the health of Nigerians.

High yield of maize in 2017 excite Oyo farmers

Farmers in Oyo State on Thursday expressed happiness following better yield experienced during their second set of maize harvesting in 2017.

Benue flood: 90,000 farmers lost 300,000 hectares of farmland worth over N4bn – AFAN

As victims of flood in Benue State continue to count their losses, more than 90,000 farmers across the 21 affected Local Government Areas of the state were said to have lost over N4 billion to the ravaging flood.

AFAN decries high cost of farming inputs in Osun

Mr Moses Oladipupo, Vice-Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Osun chapter, has decried the high cost of farming inputs, ago-chemicals and lack of market for farm produce.

Only one per cent Kano farmers return central bank loan – AFAN

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, in Kano State has expressed concern over the refusal of most of its members to repay their Anchor Borrowers loans.

Flooding: Food scarcity imminent – farmers

The Chairman of Benue State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aondoana Ohembe, has reiterated Governor Samuel Ortom’s concern that the country risks food shortage, following last week’s flooding which devastated several communities in the state.

Kano moves to recover N900m loans from rice farmers

The Kano State Government has set up a nine-man committee to recover over N900m given as loans to rice farmers under the Anchor Borrower Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Niger farmers hopeful for bumper harvest in 2017

The Niger chapter of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) expressed delight at its members improved harvest in the wet season farming, saying it is an indication of bumper harvest in 2017.

Youths to grow 500 hectares cassava farm

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the area would cultivate 500 hectares of cassava next year.

Why Edo farmers can’t access N350m donor fund – AFAN

At least, 10, 000 farm families in Edo cannot access the N350 million donor fund, according to the Edo North Coordinator, state chapter of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Mohammed Oshiobugie.

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