Agriculture in Irele Local Government of Ondo State Nigeria

AGRICULTURE IN IRELE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF ONDO STATE:

The geographical location of Irele Local Government Area with the rain forest with abundant rainfall and sunshine encourages farming.

About 75% of the populations engage in agricultural activities.

Major agricultural products are:

Yam,
Maize,
Cassava,
Plantain;

while the cash crops include:

Rubber,
Kolanuts,
Palm Oil,
Cashew,
Cocoa,
Pineapples etc.

At the moment, the Irele Local Government area has also embarked on the planting of about 30,000 oil palm seedlings and more than 15,000 cocoa seedlings across the towns and villages of the Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Thousands of the crops are still being nursed for onward transplanting by the Agricultural Department of the Local Government and sales too to would-be farmers as well as members of the public.

With the creation of the Irele Local Government both the Federal and State Government Agricultural Organizations and Private Agricultural Agencies have established their offices at Ode-Irele.

Such agencies include:

* The Agricultural Development Agency

* The Agricultural Inputs and Supply Company which sells fertilizers, cutlasses, chemical etc. to farmers at subsidized rates.

Farmers and individuals interested in agricultural activities were been encouraged by the Irele Local Government to:

* have access to new farming techniques and agricultural inputs, including new breed seeds.

* have access to extension services and fertilizers at highly subsidized prices.
 
Farming machines, tools and equipment are also made available to farmers by the local government for small, medium and large scale cultivation of land.

The population are being encouraged annually to cultivate every available piece of land to boost food production.

For more details about Sales, Lettings and Mortgages of Lands, Properties & Shops in Ondo State, please contact:

Mrs Olubola Adeleye
Adorn Homes Ltd. RC 860200.

Email: Adornhomes@yahoo.com.
Blog: http://www.adornhomes.wordpress.com.
Website: http://www.adornhomes.com.

Skype: olubolaadeleye.
Twitter: adornhomes.

08078338263 or 07087499733.

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