A key highlight of the 3-day event was the Field demonstrations, where farmers and actors learnt practically and adopt best practices in farm management. The demonstration took place at the Agrichouse Foundation Agri-Village, a ten-acre land donated by the Bamvim Lana. Farmers were taken through various farming and fertilizer application, soil type among others.
Through various training and capacity events, Demeter Ghana Limited has also trained cocoa farmers pn the importance of soil pH and its impact on cocoa production. The company has introduced Calciprill, a calcium product with proven effects in neutralizing soil and therefore increasing yield.
DGL offers a wide range of products and services aimed at farmers in Ghana.
Fertilizer and Specialist Products
DGL imports fertilizer and specialist agricultural inputs to help farmers improve crop yields, mitigate crop failure risk and increase profitability. The product range includes conventional fertilizers, such as Sulphate of Ammonia and NPK, special fertilizers tailor blended to suit any soil type, as well as the latest specialized soil treatment inputs, such as micronized and granulated calcium carbonate.
DGL offers a variety of enhanced seeds, ranging from vegetables to rice and maize. Their hybrid and OPV varieties generate superior yield and better, more tolerant performance.
DGL offers expert advice on how best to use their products to maximize benefits, giving farmers access to years of local and international experience in the farming industry.
Fruit and vegetables
An extensive logistics network has enabled DGL to bridge the gap between Ghanaian farmers and European consumers, with tones of high-quality fruit and vegetables imported to the UK and Europe each week.