Soybeans Producing States in Nigeria - Veggie Grow

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.

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Soybeans Producing States in Nigeria

The following are the Soybeans producing states in Nigeria:

Benue State

Benue state is arguably the largest producer of soybeans in Nigeria. There are a lot of soybeans farmers in Benue State. The soil and climate in Benue state supports the growing of soybeans. Soybeans is grown in almost all towns and cities in Benue state.

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa state is one of the highest producing states when it comes to soyabeans farming in Nigeria. Nasarawa is in the Savannah belt of Nigeria, its agroclimatic location supports the growing of soybeans.

Kwara State

Kwara state is one of the north central states in Nigeria. It is known for its soybeans production. There are a lot of soybeans farmers in Kwara state. The crop is grown in almost all towns and cities in Kwara state.

Kaduna State

Kaduna state is arguably one of the largest producer of soybeans in Nigeria. There are a lot of soybeans farmers in Kaduna State. The soil and climate in Kaduna state supports the growing of soybeans. Soybeans is grown in almost all towns and cities in Kaduna state.

Niger State

Niger state is one of the north central states in Nigeria. It is known for its soybeans production. There are a lot of soybeans farmers in Niger state. The crop is grown in almost all towns and cities in Niger state.

Jigawa State

Jigawa is one of the largest producers of soybeans in Nigeria. Soybeans is grown in the months of June to October in Jigawa state. Jigawa has a lot of soybeans farmers like other states in the far north in Nigeria.

Oyo State

Soybeans is also grown in Oyo state which is a state is the south western part of Nigeria. Soybeans is mainly grown in the northern part of Oyo state. Soybeans farmers can be found in towns like Shaki, Iseyin, Igboho and Sepeteri etc.

Plateau State

Plateau state is one of the coldest states in Nigeria. Soybeans does really well in Plateau state, this makes the state one of the highest producing soybeans states in Nigeria. Soybeans is grown in almost all the towns and cities in Plateau state.

About Soybeans Farming

Soybeans farming is the cultivation of soyabeans crop from the initial step of land preparation to the final steps of harvesting the soyabeans crop, storage and marketing. Soybeans farming involves all the steps needed for a farmer to sow the seeds of soybeans in the soil till the last step of harvesting the crop.

Soyabeans is a broad acre crop. Soybeans is a key source of protein for human and animals. Soybeans is widely used for the production of animal feeds in Nigeria. Soybeans is also known as a staple food in Nigeria.

Other soybeans producing states in Nigeria are Taraba, Kebbi and Adamawa etc.

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