Are you a farmer and have ever wondered or said to yourself, “is cassava farming profitable”? Or what are the necessary steps to kick off cassava farming in Nigeria? These are very important questions to consider when venturing into commercial cashew farming, as you will need to ensure that you are not just taking a guess, you are indeed ready for what it is to come.
We need not scare you further, cassava farming is indeed a great money spinner, due to the increased demand for cassava products in Nigeria today. Produce from cassava has helped the nation in feeding millions of Nigerians on a daily basis, while also generating revenue for farmers and even the nation’s economy.
While many would have loved to venture into this agricultural practice, lack of adequate funding had hindered many farmers from kicking off, but you can find information on how to get agricultural loans in Nigeria here on Naija Farmers.
If you are looking for a viable agricultural business, which is sure to help you get your harvests sold out, be sure to consider cassava farming as it is a great farming business you may want to engage in.
To start a commercial cassava farming business, here is an outline of 7 important things to do to ensure good yields
- Locate and select the best site you can for your cassava farm
- Actively innovate around ways to improve the soil for planting
- Select the variety of cassava you would love to plant
- Acquire very healthy cassava stem cuttings
- Set up and production cost estimates
Check out our guide on seven important things to do and what not to do, to ensure good yields in cassava farming here.
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