IAR&T Partner Agro Companies on Capacity Building For Farmers
The Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, IAR&T have partnered with Alvitrix Integrated Limited, Abuja, and Bora-Agro Nigeria Limited, to organize a two-day capacity building training for thirty farmers from various constituencies of Oyo State.
The Director, IAR&T, Ibadan, Professor Veronica Obatolu, while addressing the participants, said the training would avail them the opportunity to overcome the most difficult aspect of agricultural production.
Professor Obatolu who spoke through the coordinator of the training, Dr. Adebayo Oke, stated that the modern farming equipment would be made available to the farmers at affordable prices after the training, adding that forty five farmers, who were selected by Federal lawmakers representing them, participated in the first batch of the training last December.
The training will take the participants through the handling some modern farming equipment such as seed planter, mobile weeder, fertilizer applicator, bush cutter and conventional Irrigation Pump for small scale.
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