The Division of Agriculture Inside the Birim Central Municipality has held its annual Evaluation Extension farmer Linkage Committee (RELC) session to convey constraints of farmers for research and options by way of agricultural extension service supply.
The RELC was established in 1994 by the Ministry of Meals and Agriculture (MoFA) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Evaluation (CSIR) To stipulate an strategy for figuring out factors of farmers and farming actions.
It was additionally To Clarify completely different mechanisms That Can be used To unravel these factors.
Talking On the RELC session held in Akim Oda, Mr Isaac Mann, the Director of Agriculture Division in Birim Central Municipality said earlier than the session, the department organised Pre – RELC planning session for 4 operational zones Inside the Municipality which served as preparation for The primary RELC.
The primary RELC session extremelighted outcomes and success tales from the earlier ( 2019 – 2020) session constraints.
In 2019, the department initiated a advertising method that has been worthwhile Inside the advertising of regionally produced rice Inside the Municipality.
In 2020, farmers had teaching from SOLIDARIDAD a Non – Authoritiesal Organisation on good agricultural practices in oil palm manufacturing whereas the Minerals Fee currentd the Municipality with 120000 oil palm seedlings.
Problems with constraints slicing throughout the areas of cereal and legumes, roots and tubers, greens, poultry, and livestock, poor feeder road community, scarcity of fertiliser, fungal an infection, insect infestations, viral infestations, and lack of improved stoves for oil palm processors have been recognized.
Ideas made have been that; the Division of Feeder Roads ought to rehabilitate the roads, Agro Enter corporations ought to current subsidised fertiliser readily, farmers ought to search quick veterinary suggestion, farmers ought to use useful fungicide and illness-resistant seed varieties.
Mr Daniel Agyei – Dwarko, Japanese Regional RELC Coordinator additionally the Deputy Authorities Director, Oil Palm Evaluation Institute – Kusi, suggested farmers To Obtain out to soil researchers and Agriculture Extension Brokers, To assist them know their soil fertility standing and The Sort of fertiliser To make the most of To promote extreme crop yield.
The planning session launched collectively farmers, food processors, Agriculture Extension Brokers, and officers from Birim Central Municipal Meeting.