Yara Ghana ,has once again demonstrated substantial progress in advocating for the efficient and effective use of fertilizers by spearheading farmer training and practical demonstrations at the 13th annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 13th annual Pre -Harvest Agri-Business Conference and Exhibitions hosted by Agrihouse Foundation at the Agrihouse Agri-Village Learning Training Innovation and Demonstration site in Kudula on Tuesday, October 26th, 2023, Ms. Theresa Randolph, the Country Director for Yara Ghana, underscored the Yara Ghana’s dedication to empowering farmers with the knowledge and tools essential for optimal fertilizer utilization.
Ms. Randolph highlighted the crucial role of adequate training and practical demonstrations in securing the best outcomes for farmers.
“Yara is committed to supporting Ghanaian farmers through vital training and practical demonstrations on the effective application of fertilizers. We firmly believe that equipping farmers with the right knowledge is pivotal in improving agricultural practices and increasing crop yields,” stated Ms. Randolph.
The training and demonstration sessions orchestrated by Yara Ghana at the 13th annual pre-harvest agribusiness conference and exhibitions aimed at providing farmers with practical skills and knowledge to optimize fertilizer usage, promoting cost-effectiveness and environmentally sustainable agricultural practices.
Yara’s proactive approach in farmer education and empowerment signifies a broader commitment to fostering a more knowledgeable and robust agricultural community, promising a positive impact on Ghana’s agricultural landscape.
The event witnessed the active participation of numerous farmers, agricultural experts, and stakeholders engaging in interactive sessions, workshops, and live demonstrations aimed at illustrating best practices in fertilizer application.
She also added that ,Yara has continually supported food production and farmer profitability, evident in the results from farmers adopting Yara’s crop nutrition solutions. Apart from providing quality, crop-targeted fertilizer solutions, Yara prioritizes farmer trainings and demonstrations to ensure the effective and efficient use of fertilizers for quality food production while preserving the planet, fostering a nature-positive food future.
”Yara’s commitment to the agricultural sector growth transcends farming; it encompasses the entire value chain – connecting farmers to inputs, markets, financing, and more. The company’s role in supporting programs that link the agriculture value chain has consistently yielded impactful results. The Preharvest event presents yet another opportunity to make a significant impact”.she added.
The annual Pre -Harvest Agri-Business Conference and Exhibitions serve as a platform for industry stakeholders, farmers, and experts to exchange ideas and showcase innovative agricultural practices. Yara’s proactive engagement in this event underscores their dedication to enhancing agricultural productivity and sustainability in Ghana.
BY; AGRIWATCH REPORTER