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Farmers tipped on modern agric practices to spur horticulture output

Published on August 10, 2016

Local horticulture producers have been encouraged to embrace modern farming practices, like irrigation and use of fertilisers to enhance their production and household income.

Dr Geraldine Mukeshimana, the Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources said,

Farmers should embrace modern farming methods, including mechanisation, irrigation, fertiliser application, crop rotation, and plant improved seeds to enhance output and their earnings.

Mukeshimana assured the farmers that the government will continue investing in infrastructure projects, including setting up more irrigation facilities, to support the sector. Read more. Source | New Times