30, 000 farmers to attend Nyeri Farmers Field Day at Wambugu Agriculture and Training Centre
It is all system go for the Nyeri farmers field day at the Wambugu agriculture and training centre where 30, 000 farmers from all over the country are expected to attend.
James Muturi, the agriculture executive in Nyeri said the filed day intends to demonstrate new technologies and innovations that farmers can adopt to increase efficiency and improve agricultural productivity.
He said the exhibition aims at ensuring that besides farmers toiling in the farms they are able to generate income and creating employment in the food value chain.
The Wambugu ATC farmers is attracting between 70 and 120 exhibitors.
Muturi noted that the sector was hampered with challenges of productivity and low adoption of technology.
There will be demonstrations of innovations on horticulture, dairy and piggery.
according to Muturi, the challenge facing the sector are limited to lack of skill.