Category Archives: Youth in Agriculture

Prepare for the Dry Season Farming With the Right Irrigation System

Every year in Nigeria and in most parts of sub saharan Africa after about 4-6 months of Rainfall we get to the dry months where solar radiation is scorching and soil water depletes. The time where seasonal farmers drop their … Continue reading

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USA: Grad student earns fellowship for work on cucumbers

By Melanie Greaver Cordova Matt Hayes/College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lauren Brzozowski inspects cucumber plants in the Guterman Greenhouse Complex. Greenhouse fans hum overhead as graduate student Lauren Brzozowski steps from pot to pot, prepping towering cucumber plants for … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Learn how Doeland Farms is developing the Rabbit Industry in Nigeria!

Do you love rabbits? Do you know rabbit meat tastes so good and are very healthy too? Do you know you can make good money in 2017, raising rabbits? To find answers to this questions we visited Doeland Farms and … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Apply for an Opportunity to learn from practical vegetable farmer!

Are you a young person who wants to learn directly from a practical vegetable farmer, on how to successfully farm each of the following: Watermelon Cucumber Green beanls Green pepper Cabbage SweetCorn Lettuce e.t.c Training is for 3 months; after which … Continue reading

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6 Steps to succeed in Agribusiness as a #Youth…my experience! #IYD2016

Well its 12th August, 2016 and today been the International youth day, i decided to reflect on the Nigerian Youth and their get rich quick farming mentality. Everyone wants to become a cucumber farmer, now everyone wants to go into … Continue reading

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My Cucumber Farming Journey Part2

Hello Fans, In any case you missed the first part of my cucumber farming journey, you can read it here. Well, after the loss of funds I had to actually get to the bottom of the matter and see why … Continue reading

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Africa: The Mastercard Foundation Research Shows How African Youth Navigate Risk to Survive

PRESS RELEASE Hundreds gather at the inaugural Young Africa Works Summit to address youth unemployment and opportunities within the agricultural sector The MasterCard Foundation today released preliminary findings from innovative research conducted over the past six months into youth employment … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Apply for the Master Class in Cucumber Farming Setup and Management October Edition

Enormous business opportunities abound in the horticulture area of the Agriculture value chain in Nigeria, enough to generate income and employment for several youths. However, most of these opportunities are not fully tapped. Hence, the widespread of youth unemployment and … Continue reading

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Apply: 2nd Farm2Market Vegetable Training in Ago Amodu, Saki – Oyo State

When you pay N25,000 for a month training, you automatically have: 1. Access to half acre of ploughable land to plant vegetable for a year free which will be allocated immediately after the one month training. 2. Accommodation of shared … Continue reading

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Meet Young Cucumber Farmer Who Makes N2m In Three Months

• Govt Needs To Revisit Policies On Importation of Seeds — Ezirim IN Nigeria, it is unusual to use farming in the same sentence with youths. The grueling crudeness of farm work, man-hour and patience required to harvest the fruits … Continue reading

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