FG to begin 70,000 hectares dry season Wheat farming by November

The Federal Government’s announcement on Friday stated that it will begin wheat cultivation on over 70,000 hectares of land when the dry season arrives in November.

An expected harvest of 875,000 metric tonnes is forecasted from the cultivation, with the intention of storing this yield in the national food reserves.

Abubakar Kyari, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, shared this information during a briefing held in Abuja, which centered on the future of agriculture in Nigeria.