A 58-year-old farmer, Charles Gyamfi, has been adjudged the 2019 National Best Farmer.
Mr. Gyamfi, from the Tano North district of the Ahafo Region, was honoured at the 2019 Farmers’ Day celebration held in the Volta Regional capital, Ho.
Abdulai Atiku Seidu, Upper West Region, was the 1st runner-up while the 2nd runner-up was Nana Yaw Sarpong Serebuo from the Ashanti Region.
The overall winner, Charles Gyamfi, who was in 2018 named the national best cocoa farmer, has over two decades’ experience in farming.
He produces cassava, cocoyam, cereals, okro, pepper, garden eggs, mango and cashew.
He also rears cattle, goats, sheep and manages two fish ponds as well as 100 boxes of beehives.