Bauchi state increases production of wheat to 8,000 tonnes


In line with boosting agriculture, Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectioneries in the country.

The Managing Director of Agro Services,Akubo Adegbe, disclosed the plan to increase wheat production in the State at the launch of this year’s wheat farming season.

Adegbe says the company planned to help farmers cultivate 1,965 hectares of land in three local government of Bauchi state.

He added the pilot projects will engage 1,116 farmers with an expected yield of four metric tons per hectare which,will give a combined production of 8,000 metric tonnes of wheat at the end of the season.

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