FARMERS in Oyo State on Wednesday began the receipt of farm inputs from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
According to the ministry, the distribution of the farm inputs to the farmers was aimed at ensuring food security and economic growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The farm inputs include 19,672kg kenaf foundation seeds, foundation seeds for certified yam production and over 18,000kg of organic insecticides to combat army worm infestation on maize. The inputs also include 66,000 cocoa seedlings.
Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr Mustapha Shehuri, said during the distribution in Ibadan, that the seeds were being given to the farmers free, while other…
Source: Nigerian Tribune