There are a lot of amazing farms in Nigeria and learning about these well-known farms could inspire you to start your own farm. These farms are on the frontline of agriculture in Nigeria and employ cutting-edge technology and practices, which makes them some of the best farms in Nigeria. With over 38 million farmers and 34 million hectares of arable land Nigeria,
Here is a list of the eight most incredible farms in Nigeria that you may or may not have heard of;
Coscharis Farm in Anambra State. It is home to rice kernels that have been hygienically fertilized and cultivated before being processed by in-house bio-experts into 100% sortexed long grain parboiled rice for mass market supply and consumption. The farm presently occupies 2500 hectares of territory, with a total of 5000 hectares planned. Coscharis Farms has created a social impact model around their farm company, offering employment and professional training through their crops while supporting community development.
Ada Palm Plantation:
Ada Palm Plantation is a palm tree-producing and palm oil processing facility owned by the Imo State administration. Dr Michael Opkara, Premier of the dissolved Eastern Region, founded it. It is located in Ohaji in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State and has 38,000 hectares of palm cultivation. It is thought to be the world's largest palm farm. This farm was created to generate income for the state through the production and selling of palm oil and other palm products with the goal of improving the state's economic foundation.
Ada Palm Plantation
Olam's Farms, Kaduna State:
Olam's Farm is one of the largest in Nigeria, with a land area of around 10,000 hectares. The farm excels in cotton, sesame, and cashew cultivation, which are shipped to different areas of the globe. Thus, the farm is run by Olam Nigeria Limited Company, which works with smallholder farmers in various areas of the nation to better their output and revenue by providing inputs, outreach services, and market access.
Tomato Jos is Nigeria's biggest tomato plantation in Kaduna. It is situated in Kangimi, Igabi Local Government Area, Northern Kaduna. They have produced 7 billion tomatoes, with yields that are 7 times higher than the national average. They also have a large processing tomato facility that processes large volumes of tomatoes on a regular basis.
One of the most interesting details about this farm is that it provided its out-growers with contemporary farming methods and a market route. They also help to build economic prosperity in rural Nigeria by utilizing local output for local usage.
Kereksuk Rice Plantation:
Keresuk is a big industrial rice plantation in Nigeria by land area, located in Nasarawa state in northern Nigeria. Kereksuk Rice Farm spans 45,000 hectares and is mainly used for rice paddy cultivation. The farm's passion for community growth is intriguing. Their earnings are frequently reinvested back into the communities.
Keresuk Rice Plantation
Debowale Farms is situated in the city of Abeokuta, Ogun State. It is a large farm that specializes in the growth of fruits and veggies such as tomatoes, green peppers, habanero peppers, and livestock rearing. Debowale Farms Limited is dedicated to providing high-quality products by using cutting-edge agricultural technology to produce their fruits and veggies organically.
Niji Farms is a large farm that grows cassava, maize, and yam. It is situated in Okeho, Oyo. This farm covers an area of over 5000 hectares. This farm, which is associated with IITA grows a variety of corn and cassava types. One unique aspect of this farm is that all of the machinery is developed by Engineer Lucas Niji, the farm's CEO. This farm also makes finished goods such as garri, cassava paste, and flour.
Aerial view of Niji Farms
Soilless Farm Lab:
This facility is situated in Abeokuta, Ogun State. They cultivate produce such as fruits and veggies, spices, vegetables, flowers, and potatoes. They not only produce crops, but they also use their methods to teach others and establish a place for co-owning farms, growing together, and selling together through their farm hubs. Soilless farm facility combined the use of greenhouse farming, hydroponics and aquaponics to produce vegetables. They also use artificial intelligence in watering for precision agriculture. They think that the food production process should be healthy for the grower, healthy for the customer, and healthy for the ecosystem.
Soiless Farm Labs