He said noted that the Agricultural productivity in the municipality is being challenged by rapid urbanisation, destruction of crops by livestock and inadequate tractor services. Nii Samuel Adjetey Mohenu, Abokobi Mantse and Chairman of the ceremony expressed the need for sustained efforts to preserve the harvest of farmers so that the value chain process would be complete. “As farmers, our joy would be complete when we are able to feed the nation and even have some for export to generate foreign exchange for the development of our nation,” he said.
The overall Municipal Best Farmer went to Madam Twumwua Kodie, Best Technology Adaptor; Madam Rebecca Ashikor, while the Best Youth Farmer went to Samuel Mensah, of St John’s Grammar School. The Best Maize Farmer was annexed by Mr David Adjei.