Whether you have owned a farm for years, or you’re simply interested in the field of agriculture, there are plenty of ways to break into the writing scene with other freelance agriculture writers. You don’t necessarily have to be an expert on tilling the land and taking care of animals in order to write profound, informative pieces on agriculture; however, you do have to be creative, clear and concise. Tips For Breaking Into The Agriculture Writing Industry: 1. Know how to market your education and background. For instance, I attended Michigan State University, one of the top agriculture colleges in […]
It is apparently undoubtable that the modern day agricultural practice is the key to global food security. Several accounts have proven that technological farming system is the future of the future; therefore, there is a need to widen the scope of nutritious food production and availability system.
Nigerian banks gave only 4.20 per cent of their total loans to Agriculture in the second quarter (Q2) of this year. Out of N15.1 trillion loans in the second quarter of 2019, N636 billion was given to agriculture.
Farming nowadays faces challenges with quantity and quality at a grander scale than ever before. Farmers have to keep up with technology to make better produce. This, of course, requires more significant expenses and the implementation of new methods. Today, the adoption of greenhouse in farming is fast becoming popular alongside the traditional open field farming. Growing crops in the open field was prevalent before, if not the only option. But the risk of losing your harvest due to adverse weather conditions makes it more difficult to manage the risk of weaker yields. That’s why farmers found another way of […]
There are many reasons to invest in agriculture: it is a low-risk investment that keeps pace with inflation and increases in value over the long-term, it is a tangible asset that provides benefit to individuals, the community which also helps diversifying a portfolio.
The tomato is a major vegetable crop that has achieved tremendous popularity over the last century. It is grown in practically every country of the world – in outdoor fields, greenhouses and net houses. The tomato plant is very versatile and the crop can be divided into two categories; fresh market tomatoes and processing tomatoes. In cases, world production and consumption has grown quite rapidly over the past 25 years.
As part of its corporate responsibilities to facilitate an effective and efficient system, FarmKonnect Nigeria organized a-two-week intensive job-in training for its newly recruited marketing personnel in other to familiarize them to their job descriptions, the structure, history, philosophies and culture as well as the core values of the organization.
The agricultural industry in Nigeria is plagued with many problems, ranging from terrible infrastructure to illiteracy. Thankfully, technology startups have already started doing the work of improving the plights of local farmers. With the demand for food higher than ever, farmers don’t have time to struggle with plant diseases and crop failures. And to address these challenges, my innovation for sustaining crop protection is the agricultural use of drones (commercial farms, research institutes, investors, and large private farm).
It was indeed an interesting event and an added accolade as one of the fastest rising Agribusiness companies in Nigeria, FarmKonnect Agribusiness Nigeria Limited, added a feather to her cap as she bags the ‘Best Agribusiness Firm of the Year’ at the PALEC Awards that was hosted at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife on the seventeenth day of May, 2019 which the event was tagged ‘The Mavericks’.
Agricultural content developers are essentially involved in the creation, development, and editing of Agricultural content for various activities related to online marketing of Agricultural product, produce or activities as well as front-end web development.
Contrary to popular belief, cockroaches can actually be very clean and tasty insects, especially if they are fed on fresh fruits and vegetables. They can be eaten toasted, fried, sauced, or boiled. Of a truth and fact, Cockroaches have a taste and texture like greasy chicken.
Whether you have owned a farm for years, or you’re simply interested in the field of agriculture, there are plenty of ways to break into the writing scene and become a freelance agricultural writer. You don’t necessarily have to be an expert on tilling the land and taking care of animals in order to write profound, informative pieces on agriculture; however, you do have to be creative, clear and concise.