A 60-year-old rancher from the Nkoranza South Region of the Brong Ahafo District, James Obeng Boateng, has been delegated the general National Best Farmer for 2018.
Mr. Boateng was remunerated with a check for GHS 480,000 notwithstanding different prizes. Mr. Boateng from the Nkoranza South area of the locale has been cultivating for as far back as 18 years, delivering cassava, cocoyam, oats, okro, pepper, plant eggs, mango and cashew.
The dad of six additionally raises dairy cattle, goats, sheep and oversees two fish lakes and in addition 100 boxes of bee sanctuaries. President Nana Akufo-Addo, who graced the 34th National Agriculturists’ Day festivity held at the Aliu Mahama Sports Arena at Tamale in the Northern District, gave the prize to Mr. Boateng on Friday. Mr. Boateng holds a tertiary training and has been cultivating for a long time.
He has an aggregate of 102 representatives involving 45 all day laborers, 55 easygoing specialists and 2 others from his family. Mr. Boateng, who is a previous first sprinter up for the best rancher grant in the Nkoranza Region has a few sections of land of homestead with roots and tubers, oats, vegetables, estate harvests, and timber.
James Boateng assumes control from Philip Kweku Agyeman who won the 33rd release in 2017 and furthermore hails from the Brong Ahafo district.
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