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Soybeans Producing States in Nigeria

Soybeans is mainly grown in the Savannah belt of Nigeria. Some of the Soybeans producing states in Nigeria include Kano, Kaduna, Gombe, Abuja, Nasarawa, Plateau, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kwara and Kogi etc. Soybeans is mainly grown in the northern part of Nigeria. Soybeans is also grown in the northern part of Oyo and Ogun states.Soybeans Producing States […]

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Yield of Soybeans per Hectare

The yield of soybeans per hectare under rain fed condition is 1.4 – 2.4 tons per hectare of dried seeds. For irrigated farmland, the yield of soybeans per hectare can be as high as 3 – 4 tons. Open pollinated soybeans seeds may not yield as high as hybrid soybeans seeds. However, some open pollinated soyabeans […]

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Cost of Soybeans Farming per Hectare in Nigeria

Cost of Cultivation Soybean  per HaDescriptionBrandUnitsQuantityRate per (Bag/Kg/Ltr)Total  Cost/haSeedsTGX 1448 2EKg30₦750.00₦22,500.00Land clearingGlyphosateLiter3₦3,700.00₦11,100.00Herbicide pre-emergenceButachlorLiter2₦3,100.00₦6,200.00Herbicide Post emergent selectiveTwigGram10₦700.00₦7,000.00InsecticideVanguishLiter1₦3,000.00₦3,000.00InnoculantNodumax10 Gram5₦1,500.00₦7,500.00MicronutrientsTecamin maxLiter1₦5,500.00₦5,500.00NPK₦0.00UREA₦0.00SSPSSP50 KG BAG4₦13,000.00₦52,000.00Total Input cost (Naira)₦114,800.00PloughingN/Ha1₦15,000.00₦15,000.00HarrowingN/Ha1₦15,000.00₦15,000.00Total Hiring cost (Naira)₦30,000.00₦144,800.00The cost of soybeans production per hectare is shown as follows:Cost of soybeans seeds: ₦22,500Land Clearing: ₦11,100Pre-Emergence Herbicide: ₦6,200Post-Emergence Herbicide: ₦7,000Insecticide: ₦3,000Innoculant (Nodumax): ₦7,500Micronutrients: ₦5,500Fertilizers (SSP Fertilizers): ₦52,500Ploughing: ₦15,000Harrowing: ₦15,000The […]

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Soybeans Varieties in Nigeria

The soybeans varieties popularly grown in Nigeria are the open pollinated soybeans varieties. There are also hybrid soybeans varieties in Nigeria; however, the adoption is slow due to ignorance and the price of the seeds. The hybrid soybeans varieties are high yielding. They also resist pests and diseases like rust and nematodes. Some of the open […]

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Cost of Cassava Farming Per Hectare in Nigeria

The cost of cassava production per hectare is shown as follows:Acquisition of one hectare farmland: ₦90,000 – ₦350,000Surveying and Land Documentation: ₦90,000 – ₦190,000Clearing, Ploughing and Harrowing: ₦45,000Cassava Stem: ₦20,000Planting: ₦11,000Irrigation: ₦290,000 – ₦640,000 (Optional)Fertilizers and Manure: ₦20,000 – ₦100,000 (Depending on soil fertility)Pesticides: ₦10,000Others: ₦90,000Notes to the cost of cassava production per hectare in […]

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The Best Month to Plant Cassava

Cassava farming is the growing of cassava from the stage of planting the cassava stem to the stage of harvesting and processing the tubers. In Nigeria, the best month to plant cassava is the month of May. The month of May is one of the months of the wet season in Nigeria. There is usually abundant […]

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Cassava Varieties in Nigeria

Cassava varieties are the types of cassava cultivar planted in Nigeria. The use of good cassava varieties can enhance cassava farming business. Some of the most popular cassava varieties in Nigeria include the following;TME 419SunshineGame ChangerHopeObasanjo – 2Baba – 70PoundableCassava Varieties in NigeriaThe following are some of the cassava varieties in NigeriaTME 419TNE 419 is […]

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