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By agronigeria, January 2, 2018
FARMING2The National President, Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN), Mr. Bello Abubakar-Annur, has said the association is planning to engage 500,000 farmers in the cultivation of maize cultivation in this year’s farming season across the country.
Abubakar-Annur who spoke on Monday in Sokoto said the move was aimed at complementing the efforts of the Buhari Administration towards creating jobs and attaining food security through agriculture, adding that the move was also spurred by success recorded in maize cultivation and the attractive price of the commodity.
“The success recorded in maize cultivation in 2017 and the appreciable price of the commodity is another motivation for real practicing farmers,’’ he said.
While commending the government for the various schemes introduced to support farmers across the country such as the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), he identified massive cultivation and harvests of crops in 2017 as a proof of the success of the schemes.
“The association has received good reactions from benefiting farmers as inputs valued at about N123, 000 was allocated to farmers per each hectare of land and farmers obtained between 35 to 40 bags on each hectare cultivated. With the present situation, benefiting farmers can pay back loans with between 14 to 15 bags of maize”, he said.
He noted that seeds would be provided to farmers with considerations for the peculiar climatic conditions of all the regions across the country, adding that guides on inputs application and other farming practices were designed by experts.
To augment farming activities, the association, he said would in partnership with local and foreign firms provide small-scale machines and other farming inputs at affordable prices.
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