Africa Depends On Cowpea For Nutrition – Umakhihe

The permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Ernest Umakhihe, has said Nigeria and Africa depend on cowpea (beans) to get a daily dose of their nutritional value. He made this known when he received a delegation from Ghana...

Makurdi Varsity Releases Two New Varieties to Boost Cowpea Production

To improve cowpea production and boost food security in the country, the Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi (JOSTUM), formerly Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), has released two new improved cowpea varieties. Speaking at the launch of the event...

We Use NiMet Forecasts To Grow More Crops – AFAN

The All Farmers Association of Nigerian (AFAN) has revealed that they will plant more crops this year based on the Nigeria Meteorological Agency’s (NiMet) scientific weather forecast. AFAN Vice President, Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf revealed this on Thursday in an...