Home

By Maryam Ahmadu-Suka, Nov 23 2017
pest 218x150The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Dr. Bukar Hassan has said that all efforts directed at increased agricultural productivity without putting in place a comprehensive and functional pest management programme are likely to be thwarted by trans-boundary migratory pests such as Quela birds, grasshoppers, locusts, Armyworms, tsetse flies, rodents among others,
Speaking recently at a 2-day meeting of the National Consultative Committee on pest control with the theme: “Repositioning and strengthening of pest control services in agricultural productivity in Nigeria” the permanent secretary said such pests are known to have high propensity for massive destruction of crops if not timely controlled.
Hassan, who was represented by the Director of Agricultural Transformation Agenda in the ministry, James Ejeh, said “these grave implications are frightening and inimical to the realization of the goals of the Green Alternative Programe (GAP) and thus, the reason and justification for government’s huge annual spending on trans-boundary migratory pest control operations.’’
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/fg-strategizes-for-effective-pest-control-measures.html

happynewyr

Messages to Farmers

  • Apply fertilizer wisely to avoid wastageAttend trainings on fertilizer use and application
    Early purchase of fertilizer saves money
  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics.
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and values
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

Upcoming Events

  • 5th Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machineries, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition, Date: 08-11 December 2017, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
  • Developing Private Sector Agro-Input Markets – Designing and Implementing Targeted Subsidy Programs, Date: February 19 - 23 2018, Venue: Kampala, Uganda. Read more
  • Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018, Date: 26-28 February, 2018, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
  • Improving Fertilizer Quality for Highly Productive Agriculture and Balanced Nutrition, Date: March 19 - 23 2018, Venue: Arusha, Tanzania. Read more

Mission

To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnerships in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry.

Vision

Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizers....Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizer...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Contact

2nd Floor Bank of Industry Building
18 Muhammad Buhari Way, Kaduna, Nigeria.
Mobile: +234 (803) 3174409
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2nd Floor Bank of Industry Building 
18 Muhammad Buhari Way, Kaduna, Nigeria. 
Mobile: +234 (803) 3174409...................sssss