The Kebbi State Government says it will prosecute 11,541 beneficiaries of the CBN anchor borrower rice production in Suru Local Government Area, who failed to redeem their loan.
Poor electricity supply as well as inadequate supply of paddy rice has been identified as the major challenges facing the newly established rice mills in Funtua area of Katsina State, Daily Trust can report.
Farmers across the country have been urged to embrace the federal government’s whistle blowing policy by exposing any agro dealer trying to sell government’s fertiliser above the approved price of N5,500 per bag in their localities or hoarding the commodity.
The Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has declared that the country’s commercial banks are not ready to fund agriculture any longer in the country.
“Hundreds of yellow berries huddled together on what looks like coconut trees are a sight to behold on the farm in Masongaleni, Makueni Country of Kenya,” the country’s Seed of Gold reports.
The National Manager, seed production and marketing of the West African Cotton Company (WACOT), Dr.