AS PART OF CONCERTED EFFORTS TO DEEPEN AND PROMOTE CASHEW PLANTATION IN THE STATE, ONDO STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE HAS COMMENCED THE SALES OF SPECIAL HYBRID CASHEWS TO FARMERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

THE PROJECT MANAGER, TREE CROPS UNIT -T.C.U MRS MARY OMOGUNWA, WHOSE DEPARTMENT PRODUCED THE SPECIALLY BRED CASHEW – BRAZILIAN JUMBO SAID THESE SPECIES OF CASHEWS HAD A LOT OF ADVANTAGES OVER OTHER SPECIES.

THESE INCLUDED RICH FLESHY PARTS, CONTAINS MORE VITAMINS AND MINERALS THAT ARE BENEFICIAL TO THE BODY, RESISTANT TO DISEASES, ADAPTABLE TO THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE CAPACITY TO PRODUCE MORE YIELDS PER THOUSANDS THAN OTHER SPECIES CURRENTLY IN CIRCULATION.

THE MINISTRY ENJOINED
MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ESPECIALLY FARMERS TO GO INTO LARGE SCALE CASHEWS FARMING AND PRODUCTION BECAUSE OF ITS IMMENSE BENEFITS.

THE MINISTRY INFORMATION OFFICER , PRINCE BOLU AJIJO IN A STATEMENT ASKS MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC INTERESTED IN CASHEW FARMING ESPECIALLY FARMERS TO VISIT T.C U NURSERIES IN THEIR LOCALITIES TO BUY THE SEEDLINGS WHICH HAVE BEEN HEAVILY SUBSIDIZED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT .

OTHER VENUES WHERE THE SEEDLINGS CAN BE PROCURED ARE ITA- ONIYAN, AKURE SOUTH LOCAL GOVT AREA , OMI OLOKO, EHIN-OGBE, OWO LOCAL GOVT AREA, ADP OFFICE, OPPOSITE MOUNT CARMEL’S GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL, IKARE -AKOKO AS WELL AS THE T.C.U HEADQUARTERS AT THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, ADP BUILDINGS, AKURE.

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