How are new varieties of plants registered and why?

You may see a new variety of vegetable at the grocery store, for example an unusual new lettuce or apple. There are other important new varieties of crops that don’t show up on grocery shelves as fruits and vegetables. Food products like grains are usually used as...

IrriTech Secures Funding from YSDC & SAVING THE EARTH

IrriTech secured a partnership with Youth Sustainability Development Conference (YSDC) and Saving the Earth to provide solar-powered irrigation kits for farmers in Lagos, State. Despite the reported positive impact of solar-driven irrigation systems on the yield and...

Emseni Farming stands out from the rest

Farming turning into a business The hectares of greenhouses on Emseni (meaning place of grace in Zulu) are a sight to see! What started as small vegetable gardens meant to feed crowds of churchgoers turned into hectares and hectares of beautiful, hydroponically grown...