Problems Facing Agriculture in Nigeria (A Study of Enugu State)

Problems Facing Agriculture in Nigeria (A Study of Enugu State)

1   THE ORIGIN OF THE SUBJECT MATTER

The problems that face agriculture in Enugu state originated from the inability of the farmers to adapt to modern system of farming. Viz, the application of fertilizer and the use of modern equipment to affect extension farming and increase productivity etc.

In some cases these have been caused by inadequate fund, lack of basic amenities, low level of education in agricultural system, lack of storage and processing facilities, pest and diseases that attack crops both in the field and during storage, instability to obtain from financial institution, transportation problem soil condition and poor marketing system most agriculture application nowadays   requires and educated person to read and understand the extent of its application coupled with the reaction if excessively applied. [Read more…]