Hey, we made it to Friday, which is another day to share the Agric Tweets Of The Week.
Our weekly farming series is where we share the top 280-character news reports, comments, innovations, events and more about agriculture as seen on twitter.
Want to see what we have on this week’s twitter round up? scroll through the list below, then visit our Farming Series page for past roundups.
In no particular order;
The Rice Farmers Association Of Nigeria recently contributed the sum of N56M for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Election form.
Kebbi State’s Gov Atiku Bagudu today led exco of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria to the Chairman of @APCNigeria Comrade Adams Osimole. RIFAN has contributed N56M for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 election form.Also present was Min of state @FmardNg
📷Gbemiga Olamikan. pic.twitter.com/dTm22c251b
— Kebbi State Government (@KBStGovt) September 11, 2018
“Driving sustainable agro industrialization is pretty much a win win”- Dr. Richard Munang
Driving sustainable agro Industrialization is pretty much a win-win and it’s a question of making it clear that this is the vehicle via which all other things that African governments want will happen. #EBAFOSA #InnovativeVolunteerism
— Dr. Richard Munang (@RichardMunang) September 14, 2018
One of the key events that happened this week includes;
Leventis Foundation Nigeria is celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a couple of events. See tweet below and visit their page @LeventisAgriSch for more details.
Showcase at the #LFNat30Exhibition and network with key stakeholders on Day 2 at the Symposium.
Booth categories available for Corporate Organisations, Ex-trainees of the LFN Schools & the General Public.
Call Isaiah, Felix or Maimuma to find out how to be a part of it. pic.twitter.com/CpmaVxLSRC
— Leventis Foundation Nigeria (@LeventisAgriSch) September 12, 2018
Some of the key events happening soon include:
#ApiExpoAfrica 2018 is almost ready.. are you set?
#ApiExpoAfrica2018: Abuja City is ready to host the continent's apex #apiculture gathering! All roads lead to the Intl Conference Centre, Abuja – Sept 25th to 29th, 2018. Have you spotted any of these colourful buses? Watch out!! Nigeria goes #BeyondTheHives#Bee ready!!! 🐝🐝🐝 pic.twitter.com/Vyrz4qkZei
— Fed Min of Agric/RD (@FmardNg) September 14, 2018
In Benue? Join us for another exciting edition of #ArewaTechTalk This time around we will be focusing on Agriculture and see how technology can help us harness the true potential of Nigeria's untapped goldmine pic.twitter.com/TuvGG1ULDO
— Amama M.A (@Thereal_AMA) September 13, 2018
Want to learn about Financing Agriculture commodity Value Chain? This tweet is for you…..
.@nsenigeria Financing Agriculture Commodity Value Chain (FACVC)
Meet your Faculty:
1. Abimbola Babalola
2. Toyin F Sanni
3. Frederick Schreurs
Date: Wed 10th Oct
Venue: The Nigerian Stock Exchange
Register: https://t.co/t1nKiIkFgv or call 08033504507 pic.twitter.com/3jcTyh9CAM
— CorporateFarmers Int® (@CorpFarmersTV) September 14, 2018
Register for the “My Food, My Future Short Video Contest”
— Farming First (@farmingfirst) September 6, 2018
Just before we sign off, here is one Farm Safety Tip you need to know;
Remember to always wash your hands or use hand sanitiser immediately after handling live poultry or eggs, even if it’s only been for a few seconds. The chicks may not be sick but could be carrying germs that can make humans ill. #FarmSafety #SafetyTips #Farmcrowdy pic.twitter.com/D5GklsatMi
— Farmcrowdy (@farmcrowdy) September 14, 2018
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