By Abdulsalam Sani.
Farmers in Bauchi state have been advise to adopt modern farming techniques for them have a bumper harvest.
The Provost Bauchi state college of agriculture Doctor Ahmad Isah Ahmad gave the advice, during the opening ceremony of Indorama agricultural development center in Bauchi.
Dr.Ahmad Isa said some farmers are still using old farming techniques , which lead to reduce crop yield,hence the need for them to adopt modern method to enjoy bumper harvest.
He advised them to always consult agricultural expert in all their farming activities.
In a speech Zonal manager Indorama fertilizer company Mr Advijit Sinha said the aims of establishing the center was to train farmers on technicalities especially in the areas soil test,use of herbicide and fertilizer application among others.
Also speaking, the village head of Inkil Alhaji Sani Abdullahi expressed gratitude to the company for establishing the center in Bauchi and urged farms to avail themselves the opportunity towards addressing their farming challenges.
Some of the farmers interviewed by Radio Nigeria Alhaji Abubakar Haruna Maitaki and Malam Zakari Isah were optimistic that the center would solve the problems low yield, fertilizer application as well as use of herbicides and insecticides.