Mrs Sanche Linda Afisah, a 30 year old farmer in Sakpa in the Bole District has made a passionate appeal to boost the production of her Cowpea crop which she has being growing over the past four years.
Mrs Afisata disclosed this to Yagbon Radio on Wednesday, August 26, in Sakpa when a production team of Green leaf program and Department of Agric visited her cowpea farm.
She said, a lot of woman think farming is for men only which she thinks is otherwise.
She maintained support for women into farming like her type will boost food production in the country.
Chronicling her experience, Mr Afisah Linda said she has been farming cowpea for four years and know the benefits of the crop. “My experience won me access to Ghana Extension System Strengthening project demonstration farm”, she indicated.
However all these year, access to tractors and agro chemicals has being a major challenge for her, she stated.
Mrs Linda Afisah said her motivation into farming is that it pays and has never lacked ever since she started as a farmer.
The Agric Extension Agent for the Sakpa area Mr Haruna Sandow, expressed satisfaction with the work output by Mrs Linda as her cowpea farm is of standard.
The AEA said Mrs Linda’s farm stood tall among all women group farmers in the area.
Mrs Linda was given insecticide for her second and third spraying of her farm by Department of Agric.