DTSG Out To Boost Livestock Production – Egbedi

In keeping with part of the Stronger Delta agenda of making Delta State the food basket of the nation, the Delta State government has today undertaken the training of 100 poultry farmers. Addressing farmers during the opening the opening ceremony of the training on poultry production in Ibusa, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources,…

Delta Government Establishes Welding, Fabrication STEP Graduands with Starter Packs

  By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene   In furtherance of its commitment to creating employment for youths in the state, the Delta State Government has established graduands of its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) trained in Welding and Fabrication with starter packs to begin their enterprises.    The graduands were enrollees of the 2020/2021 STEP…

DTSG Confirms Fresh Outbreak of Bird Flu In The State

Delta State Government yesterday confirmed the fresh outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as Bird Flu with an estimated population of 164,473 birds so far affected in farms across seven Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Julius Egbedi disclosed this in a Press Conference jointly chaired by…

Egbedi Inspects Research Station Seed Multiplier Unit, Rice Mill At Obior; Says Facilities To Commence Full Operation

By Grace Eshedagho Delta State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon. Julius Egbedi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to increase and improve on rice production in the state and to restore the glory of the Research Station Seed Multiplier Unit of the Ministry built at Obior. Hon. Egbedi stated this yesterday during an…

FG/DTSG Flags-Off 2020/2021 Rabies Vaccination Campaign; Distributes Disinfectants, Motorized Spraying Machines To Pig, Poultry Farmers

In pursuance of the Stronger Delta agenda and the promotion of public health in the State, the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have flagged off the 2020/2021 Rabies Vaccination Campaign and the distribution of biosecurity inputs to pig farmers and poultry marketers across…