Yam is one of the nation’s most valuable tuber crops.
Livestock population especially in the northern part of the country may suffer water stress and outbreak of heat-related diseases this year, particularly in the early months due to the expected warmer-than-normal conditions predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) in the 2017 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP).
A team of Nigerian scientists from the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, said they have discovered a remedy that will reduce the plague of tuta absoluta, a disease that ravaged tomato in 2015.
Agroforestry is one of the ways to ensure food security, increase Nigerian forest cover, reduce environmental problems and poverty through employment opportunities.
Adewumi urged Imams and traditional leaders to always encourage youth and women to get involve in farming because it is the solution to poverty.
An early morning fire killed hundreds of animals at the Gombe cattle market
Scientists at the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan have invented a technology to reduce the impact of tuta absolute, known as tomato ebola.