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Peace and Love Vegetable Growers Association Ghana, Vegetable Cultivation Interview 1

November 5, 2019


This is an interview with Mr John Yeboah, a vegetable farmer from Ghana West Africa who has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected] You can also contact us through the administrative Secretary of the group [email protected] This is an interview with Mr John Yeboah, a vegetable farmer from Ghana West Africa who has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Mr John Yeboah has won National Regional and District awards with the over 15 years experience in farming. He is a respected and Recognised by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole. The interview is about the importance of vegetable cultivation. You can contact Mr Yeboah on phone though +233242380405 or via email [email protected]/[email protected] Question: Is Agriculture a punishment as portrayed in primary and Junior high school? Question: Is Agriculture a punishment as portrayed in primary and Junior high school? Question: Is Agriculture a punishment as portrayed in primary and Junior high school? Question: Is Agriculture a punishment as portrayed in primary and Junior high school? Question: Is Agriculture a punishment as portrayed in primary and Junior high school? I thank God for the opportunity given me I thank God for the opportunity given me God has made it possible for us to meet today God has made it possible for us to meet today God has made it possible for us to meet today its never true its never true its never true Answer: Not at all. I saw this happen in my days in primary and Junior High School. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. I have been in agriculture and farming for 17 years. Answer: Not at all. I saw this happen in my days in primary and Junior High School. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. I have been in agriculture and farming for 17 years. Answer: Not at all. I saw this happen in my days in primary and Junior High School. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. I have been in agriculture and farming for 17 years. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its days in primary and Junior High School. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. I have been in agriculture and farming for 17 years. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. From my experience I believe farming should be practiced by every individual in the whole world and especially Ghana. Its the best way to even excercise. I still wonder how the perception of farming being a punishment came about. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. But I honestly don’t know where this perception came from. My personal priority concerning farming that continually encourages me through thick and thin is the fact that i dont fall sick and therefore don’t go to the hospital. My personal priority concerning farming that continually encourages me through thick and thin is the fact that i dont fall sick and therefore don’t go to the hospital. My personal priority concerning farming that continually encourages me through thick and thin is the fact that i dont fall sick and therefore don’t go to the hospital. In addition, farming is the only job I know of that the monthly salary of the farmer is dependant on the work he/she does without a board to sit and agree on salary increment. In addition, farming is the only job I know of that the monthly salary of the farmer is dependant on the work he/she does without a board to sit and agree on salary increment. In addition, farming is the only job I know of that the monthly salary of the farmer is dependant on the work he/she does without a board to sit and agree on salary increment. In addition, farming is the only job I know of that the monthly salary of the farmer is dependant on the work he/she does without a board to sit and agree on salary increment. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. This is not so for office jobs. Recently, I heard workers were going on strike because there has been an increment in utility bills but the government hasn’t increased salaries of its workers. But in farming for instance, if you farm on 1 Acre of land and you need more income, you acquire another 1 acre making 2 and your income increases. But in farming for instance, if you farm on 1 Acre of land and you need more income, you acquire another 1 acre making 2 and your income increases. But in farming for instance, if you farm on 1 Acre of land and you need more income, you acquire another 1 acre making 2 and your income increases. But in farming for instance, if you farm on 1 Acre of land and you need more income, you acquire another 1 acre making 2 and your income increases. if the income of 2 acres is not enough because of the increment of utilities, acquire another 2 acres making 4 acres, get more workers and cultivate your crops and you can double your income with this simple wisdom God has given you. if the income of 2 acres is not enough because of the increment of utilities, acquire another 2 acres making 4 acres, get more workers and cultivate your crops and you can double your income with this simple wisdom God has given you. if the income of 2 acres is not enough because of the increment of utilities, acquire another 2 acres making 4 acres, get more workers and cultivate your crops and you can double your income with this simple wisdom God has given you. if the income of 2 acres is not enough because of the increment of utilities, acquire another 2 acres making 4 acres, get more workers and cultivate your crops and you can double your income with this simple wisdom God has given you. if the income of 2 acres is not enough because of the increment of utilities, acquire another 2 acres making 4 acres, get more workers and cultivate your crops and you can double your income with this simple wisdom God has given you. Do you call this punishment. Never. Farming is never a punishment. Do you call this punishment. Never. Farming is never a punishment. Do you call this punishment. Never. Farming is never a punishment. From his speech you can see that farming is a very pleasant job From his speech you can see that farming is a very pleasant job From his speech you can see that farming is a very pleasant job From his speech you can see that farming is a very pleasant job Let me chip this in.
I attended a technical school in my secondary level at Cape Coast Technical Institute and then to the Kumasi Polytechnic for my tertiary training.I hadnt started farming as at that time. Let me chip this in.
I attended a technical school in my secondary level at Cape Coast Technical Institute and then to the Kumasi Polytechnic for my tertiary training.I hadnt started farming as at that time. Let me chip this in.
I attended a technical school in my secondary level at Cape Coast Technical Institute and then to the Kumasi Polytechnic for my tertiary training.I hadnt started farming as at that time. Let me chip this in.
I attended a technical school in my secondary level at Cape Coast Technical Institute and then to the Kumasi Polytechnic for my tertiary training.I hadnt started farming as at that time. After completion I got a job with a low salary and couldnt ask for a pay raise. I drove a taxi cab for a while as well. I didnt know what to do. I was encouraged to go into farming and I’ve been in it ever since. After completion I got a job with a low salary and couldnt ask for a pay raise. I drove a taxi cab for a while as well. I didnt know what to do. I was encouraged to go into farming and I’ve been in it ever since. After completion I got a job with a low salary and couldnt ask for a pay raise. I drove a taxi cab for a while as well. I didnt know what to do. I was encouraged to go into farming and I’ve been in it ever since. After completion I got a job with a low salary and couldnt ask for a pay raise. I drove a taxi cab for a while as well. I didnt know what to do. I was encouraged to go into farming and I’ve been in it ever since. After completion I got a job with a low salary and couldnt ask for a pay raise. I drove a taxi cab for a while as well. I didnt know what to do. I was encouraged to go into farming and I’ve been in it ever since. The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished The most peaceful job on earth is farming. You have nothing to fear from the Police or City Guards as the taxi drivers face in front of the kumasi central market. If you are tired of work you simply find a tree with shade to sit and relex find some food to eat and continue when you are finished Can you tell us your full name? Can you tell us your full name? I am John Yeboah I am John Yeboah Question: What vegetables do you cultivate Question: What vegetables do you cultivate Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Answer: Vegetables are plants cultivated for thier leaves, roots and fruits or flowers in farms of which some are cooked and others are not. Examples are Cabbage, Cocumber, Pepper, Onion, Garden eggs etc. Which vegetables do you cultivate here? I have a number of farms. On the one we are now I mostly cultivate Lettuce, Spring Onion and Cabbage. On my other farms I cultivate Carrot, Okra, Eggplant(Aubergine), Cocumber, Watermelon and many more. I farm all year round but plant vegetables according to seasons I have a number of farms. On the one we are now I mostly cultivate Lettuce, Spring Onion and Cabbage. On my other farms I cultivate Carrot, Okra, Eggplant(Aubergine), Cocumber, Watermelon and muny more. I farm all year round but plant vegetables according to seasons I have a number of farms. On the one we are now I mostly cultivate Lettuce, Spring Onion and Cabbage. On my other farms I cultivate Carrot, Okra, Eggplant(Aubergine), Cocumber, Watermelon and many more I farm all year round but plant vegetables according to seasons I farm all year round but plant vegetables according to seasons Question:
Can we go round to see the wonderful work you have done on your farm? We will continue or discussion afterwards. Here we go. Mr John Yeboah on +233242380405 or via email [email protected] or via his administrative secretary [email protected] Mr John Yeboah on +233242380405 or via email [email protected] or via his administrative secretary [email protected] Mr John Yeboah on +233242380405 or via email [email protected] or via his administrative secretary [email protected] The following are shots of his farms The following are shots of his farms The following are shots of his farms Comment:
Mr Yeboah has done extremely well. I have not gone to see a better vegetable farm in Kumasi. From the way he has sorted the various vegetables is very nice. Comment:
Mr Yeboah has done extremely well. I have not gone to see a better vegetable farm in Kumasi. From the way he has sorted the various vegetables is very nice. Comment:
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Apart from your farms here in the Ashanti Region, are there any other farms you know of in Ghana? Question:
Apart from your farms here in the Ashanti Region, are there any other farms you know of in Ghana? Vegetable cultivation when done well is lucrative. I wonder why young people are not patronizing the profession. Vegetable cultivation when done well is lucrative. I wonder why young people are not patronizing the profession. Vegetable cultivation when done well is lucrative. I wonder why young people are not patronizing the profession. If you go to Bekwai (adeetoa) vegetables are culitivated there. Begro on the Accra road is another place where vegetables are grow. Tepa cultivates vegetables as well. Even in Kumasi apart from the Asokwa District, Abuakwa Kwadaso and Moeshi Zongo also grow vegetables. If you go to Bekwai (adeetoa) vegetables are culitivated there. Begro on the Accra road is another place where vegetables are grow. Tepa cultivates vegetables as well. Even in Kumasi apart from the Asokwa District, Abuakwa Kwadaso and Moeshi Zongo also grow vegetables. If you go to Bekwai (adeetoa) vegetables are culitivated there. Begro on the Accra road is another place where vegetables are grow. Tepa cultivates vegetables as well. Even in Kumasi apart from the Asokwa District, Abuakwa Kwadaso and Moeshi Zongo also grow vegetables. If you go to Bekwai (adeetoa) vegetables are culitivated there. Begro on the Accra road is another place where vegetables are grow. Tepa cultivates vegetables as well. Even in Kumasi apart from the Asokwa District, Abuakwa Kwadaso and Moeshi Zongo also grow vegetables. If you go to Bekwai (adeetoa) vegetables are culitivated there. Begro on the Accra road is another place where vegetables are grow. Tepa cultivates vegetables as well. Even in Kumasi apart from the Asokwa District, Abuakwa Kwadaso and Moeshi Zongo also grow vegetables. I encourage young people to join in because its a profitable business. I encourage young people to join in because its a profitable business. I encourage young people to join in because its a profitable business. To start farming one needs a piece of land. What needs to be done to prepare the land for vegetables cultivation? To start farming one needs a piece of land. What needs to be done to prepare the land for vegetables cultivation? To start farming one needs a piece of land. What needs to be done to prepare the land for vegetables cultivation? Some say the land has to be treated by putting chemicals on the land to get rid of pests and all before being able to cultivate plants. In vegetable farming how do you prepare the land for planting of vegetables Some say the land has to be treated by putting chemicals on the land to get rid of pests and all before being able to cultivate plants. In vegetable farming how do you prepare the land for planting of vegetables Some say the land has to be treated by putting chemicals on the land to get rid of pests and all before being able to cultivate plants. In vegetable farming how do you prepare the land for planting of vegetables Some say the land has to be treated by putting chemicals on the land to get rid of pests and all before being able to cultivate plants. In vegetable farming how do you prepare the land for planting of vegetables? Some say the land has to be treated by putting chemicals on the land to get rid of pests and all before being able to cultivate plants. In vegetable farming how do you prepare the land for planting of vegetables? In preparation of land for vegetable farming it doesn’t need any extraordinary land preparation unlike a crop like cocoa which needs a forestry area before it can be grown. The most important thing to consider is the availabilty of water or (irrigation). In preparation of land for vegetable farming it doesn’t need any extraordinary land preparation unlike a crop like cocoa which needs a forestry area before it can be grown. The most important thing to consider is the availabilty of water or (irrigation). In preparation of land for vegetable farming it doesn’t need any extraordinary land preparation unlike a crop like cocoa which needs a forestry area before it can be grown. The most important thing to consider is the availabilty of water or (irrigation). In preparation of land for vegetable farming it doesn’t need any extraordinary land preparation unlike a crop like cocoa which needs a forestry area before it can be grown. The most important thing to consider is the availabilty of water or (irrigation). Constant water supply is key. In the Ashanti region almost every land you have available has the tendency to be used for vegetable cultivation. Constant water supply is key. In the Ashanti region almost every land you have available has the tendency to be used for vegetable cultivation. Constant water supply is key. In the Ashanti region almost every land you have available has the tendency to be used for vegetable cultivation. Constant water supply is key. In the Ashanti region almost every land you have available has the tendency to be used for vegetable cultivation. Constant water supply is key. In the Ashanti region almost every land you have available has the tendency to be used for vegetable cultivation. Even if there is no water around but you’ll be able to get a constant supply of water then you are good to go. Even if there is no water around but you’ll be able to get a constant supply of water then you are good to go. Even if there is no water around but you’ll be able to get a constant supply of water then you are good to go. Even if there is no water around but you’ll be able to get a constant supply of water then you are good to go. Then young man/woman what are you waiting for. This means you can even start something in your own backyard then you. Comment
Then young man/woman what are you waiting for. This means you can even start something in your own backyard then you. Comment
Then young man/woman what are you waiting for. This means you can even start something in your own backyard then you. Question:
We have now prepared our land, how then do we plant vegetables Question:
We have now prepared our land, how then do we plant vegetables Before I answer that, let me add one thing that is very good in preparing the land for cultivation.I believe you saw aheap when entering the farm near the gate, its called Poultry Manure. Its mostly made of the waste products of fowls collected from Poultry farms. Before I answer that, let me add one thing that is very good in preparing the land for cultivation.I believe you saw aheap when entering the farm near the gate, its called Poultry Manure. Its mostly made of the waste products of fowls collected from Poultry farms. Before I answer that, let me add one thing that is very good in preparing the land for cultivation.I believe you saw aheap when entering the farm near the gate, its called Poultry Manure. Its mostly made of the waste products of fowls collected from Poultry farms. There is no land in Ghana that cannot produce good crops when you add poultry manure to it. Not only for vegetables but for all manner of vegetable crops. There is no land in Ghana that cannot produce good crops when you add poultry manure to it. Not only for vegetables but for all manner of vegetable crops. There is no land in Ghana that cannot produce good crops when you add poultry manure to it. Not only for vegetables but for all manner of vegetable crops. There is no land in Ghana that cannot produce good crops when you add poultry manure to it. Not only for vegetables but for all manner of vegetable crops. There is no land in Ghana that cannot produce good crops when you add poultry manure to it. Not only for vegetables but for all manner of vegetable crops. There are alot of farmers that use fertilizers like NPK 15-15, 23-15 and 23-10 to destroy their lands productivity.
Let me take this opportunity to educate farmers both young and old. There are alot of farmers that use fertilizers like NPK 15-15, 23-15 and 23-10 to destroy their lands productivity.
Let me take this opportunity to educate farmers both young and old. When you use these fertilizer to cultivate crops you will get the desired plants for harvest in the first 2 harvests. After that all other plantings will drastically reduce the produce and will destroy the land if care is not taking. When you use these fertilizer to cultivate crops you will get the desired plants for harvest in the first 2 harvests. After that all other plantings will drastically reduce the produce and will destroy the land if care is not taking. When you use these fertilizer to cultivate crops you will get the desired plants for harvest in the first 2 harvests. After that all other plantings will drastically reduce the produce and will destroy the land if care is not taking. When you use these fertilizer to cultivate crops you will get the desired plants for harvest in the first 2 harvests. After that all other plantings will drastically reduce the produce and will destroy the land if care is not taking. When you use these fertilizer to cultivate crops you will get the desired plants for harvest in the first 2 harvests. After that all other plantings will drastically reduce the produce and will destroy the land if care is not taking. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Poultry Manure on the other hand only does good to the land and make moisture stay in the land longer.
So after you have weeded and gathered weeds from the land apply, then poultry manure and water the land for at least 3 days to 14 days at most. Then plough the land again. Anything you will plant on that land will shoot up like mushrooms.
There is a difference between the produce of NPK fertilizer lands to and that of poultry manure. 1 evidence is in the feel of plantain after its cooked for the preparation of fufu. It makes it difficult to mix with cassava and its not sticky when pounding. Then plough the land again. Anything you will plant on that land will shoot up like mushrooms.
There is a difference between the produce of NPK fertilizer lands to and that of poultry manure. 1 evidence is in the feel of plantain after its cooked for the preparation of fufu. It makes it difficult to mix with cassava and its not sticky when pounding. Then plough the land again. Anything you will plant on that land will shoot up like mushrooms.
There is a difference between the produce of NPK fertilizer lands to and that of poultry manure. 1 evidence is in the feel of plantain after its cooked for the preparation of fufu. It makes it difficult to mix with cassava and its not sticky when pounding. Then plough the land again. Anything you will plant on that land will shoot up like mushrooms.
There is a difference between the produce of NPK fertilizer lands to and that of poultry manure. 1 evidence is in the feel of plantain after its cooked for the preparation of fufu. It makes it difficult to mix with cassava and its not sticky when pounding. The natural starchy ingredient is missing from NPK farm produce in this case. On all our farms we use only natural ingredients to produce our vegatables. We dont use fertilizers on our farms. The natural starchy ingredient is missing from NPK farm produce in this case. On all our farms we use only natural ingredients to produce our vegatables. We dont use fertilizers on our farms. The natural starchy ingredient is missing from NPK farm produce in this case. On all our farms we use only natural ingredients to produce our vegatables. We dont use fertilizers on our farms. Question:
You are advicing not to use fertilizer but other farmers argue the fact that ferlilizer produce are normally big and more attractive to the sight? Question:
You are advicing not to use fertilizer but other farmers argue the fact that ferlilizer produce are normally big and more attractive to the sight? Question:
You are advicing not to use fertilizer but other farmers argue the fact that ferlilizer produce are normally big and more attractive to the sight? Question:
You are advicing not to use fertilizer but other farmers argue the fact that ferlilizer produce are normally big and more attractive to the sight? Answer:
It is very true that ferlizer produced vegetables are more pleasing to the eye. And this is the more reason why most farmers are opted to use fertilizers. The consumers purchase vegetables by the way they are attractive rather than how they are produced and the nutrients they poses. Answer:
It is very true that ferlizer produced vegetables are more pleasing to the eye. And this is the more reason why most farmers are opted to use fertilizers. The consumers purchase vegetables by the way they are attractive rather than how they are produced and the nutrients they poses. Answer:
It is very true that ferlizer produced vegetables are more pleasing to the eye. And this is the more reason why most farmers are opted to use fertilizers. The consumers purchase vegetables by the way they are attractive rather than how they are produced and the nutrients they poses. Answer:
It is very true that ferlizer produced vegetables are more pleasing to the eye. And this is the more reason why most farmers are opted to use fertilizers. The consumers purchase vegetables by the way they are attractive rather than how they are produced and the nutrients they poses. Ignorant farmers who are just into farming to make money will opt for fertilizers to increase their chances of produce purchased with little to no nutrients rather than sticking to quality nutrients for consumer consumption. Bigger is not always better. Ignorant farmers who are just into farming to make money will opt for fertilizers to increase their chances of produce purchased with little to no nutrients rather than sticking to quality nutrients for consumer consumption. Bigger is not always better. Ignorant farmers who are just into farming to make money will opt for fertilizers to increase their chances of produce purchased with little to no nutrients rather than sticking to quality nutrients for consumer consumption. Bigger is not always better. Peace and Love vegetable growers association doesnt compromise on that at all. We are in it to make profit yes but to make peoples lives healthier. A healthy people is a healthy nation. Peace and Love vegetable growers association doesnt compromise on that at all. We are in it to make profit yes but to make peoples lives healthier. A healthy people is a healthy nation. Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Its just like fowls reared at home and poultry reared chicken. There is a clear difference when used for food but the harness of the bones. Poultry farms are very soft whereas that of local home reared poultry are very hard, showing fully maturity Question:
How do you prepare land for vegetable cultivation and how do you plant vegetables. Answer:
After applying poultry manure, you use a Tractor or a hoe to plough the land. After this you start planting your vegetables. Some farmers plant in a dispersed way but if you do that it will create a problem for you. Answer:
After applying poultry manure, you use a Tractor or a hoe to plough the land. After this you start planting your vegetables. Some farmers plant in a dispersed way but if you do that it will create a problem for you. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. If we step on our plants it possible to contaminate or transfer germs from or footware to the plants.All our beds are in a linear fashion. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. Here on our lands we plant vegetables in a linear pathway which gives you easier access to the plants without stepping on your plants. If we step on our plants it possible to contaminate or transfer germs from or footware to the plants.All our beds are in a linear fashion. If we step on our plants it possible to contaminate or transfer germs from or footware to the plants.All our beds are in a linear fashion. I forgot to start to talk about our nursery so let me speak abit on that. Most of our products are European Vegetables. When we grow vegetables here we dont get their seeds to replant them. Lettuce as well. I forgot to start to talk about our nursery so let me speak abit on that. Most of our products are European Vegetables. When we grow vegetables here we dont get their seeds to replant them. Lettuce as well. I forgot to start to talk about our nursery so let me speak abit on that. Most of our products are European Vegetables. When we grow vegetables here we dont get their seeds to replant them. Lettuce as well. The seeds we buy have been made in such a way that only the leaves grow without gaining seeds for planting. The seeds we buy have been made in such a way that only the leaves grow without gaining seeds for planting. The seeds we buy have been made in such a way that only the leaves grow without gaining seeds for planting. When we met with the Agric officers to help us they told us that it was due to our weather conditions When we met with th e Agric officers to help us they told us that it was due to our weather conditions There are farmers abroad that only deal in seed production. For that, they need special and normally use a GreenHouse with suitable weather conditions. There are farmers abroad that only deal in seed production. For that, they need special and normally use a GreenHouse with suitable weather conditions. There are farmers abroad that only deal in seed production. For that, they need special and normally use a GreenHouse with suitable weather conditions. There are farmers abroad that only deal in seed production. For that, they need special and normally use a GreenHouse with suitable weather conditions. There are farmers abroad that only deal in seed production. For that, they need special and normally use a GreenHouse with suitable weather conditions. The only seeds we get locally are a few like Okra,Tomatoes,Garden eggs.
Cabbage,Lettuce,Spring Onion spring onion you wont get their seeds locally produced. The only seeds we get locally are a few like Okra,Tomatoes,Garden eggs.
Cabbage,Lettuce,Spring Onion spring onion you wont get their seeds locally produced. The only seeds we get locally are a few like Okra,Tomatoes,Garden eggs.
Cabbage,Lettuce,Spring Onion spring onion you wont get thier seeds locally produced. You then purchase your seeds and set aside a portion of your land only for nursery cultivation. Its very very important to dress those beds well because the strength and nutritional value will depend on how well you nurture your seedlings. Its very very important to dress those beds well because the strength and nutritional value will depend on how well you nurture your seedlings. We nurse the seedlings for One month at most, then you can plant remove them from the nursery into your main planting area or beds. We nurse the seedlings for One month at most, then you can plant remove them from the nursery into your main planting area or beds. watering, ploughing the land, make linear passages and all is already done and ready for planting. So before the nursed seedlings get to a month the main planting area will be ready. Make sure the water you use is not dirty or filthy like water from gutters. Get your own clean water source. If you have a large farm then find a water pumping machine to get water easier in all parts of the farm. Now your water is ready, so are your main beds and nusrsed plants. All beds should be linear to make easier passage to make work done easier and more efficient. I’ll like to know more about water. We are in the Dry season now. Most farmers are relying on rain to water their plants. But even in the rains didn’t pour that much. During such times your need your own reliable source of water. I see a lot beds and how do you easily sprinkle water on all your beds Water is very important to vegetable farming.Therefore when searching for a land to farm make sure there is a nearby a reliable source of water. Vegetable cultivation in Kumasi especially is in the outskirts. Every Farmer knows from experience when there is water available to extract from the ground. Vegetables need continuous irrigation. Water is very important to vegetable farming.Therefore when searching for a land to farm make sure there is a nearby a realiable source of water. Vegetable cultivation in Kumasi especially is in the outskirts. Every Farmer knows from experience when there is water available to extract from the ground. Vegetables need continuous irrigation. Every Farmer knows from experience when there is water available to extract from the ground. Vegetables need continuous irrigation. Every Farmer knows from experience when there is water available to extract from the ground. Vegetables need continuous irrigation. Every Farmer knows from experience when there is water available to extract from the ground. Vegetables need continous irrigation. With the issue of rainfall it will cause havoc if you havent fenced your farm especially in sloppy areas. Water that has been accumulated from miles away with various dirt will come and wash over your vegetables. Water that has been accumulated from miles away with various dirt will come and wash over your vegetables. Our main focus for water is to get our source of water like boreholes/wells to prevent any such inconveniences Water that has been accumulated from miles away with various dirt will come and wash over your vegetables. Our main focus for water is to get our source of water like boreholes/wells to prevent any such inconveniences Water that has been accumulated from miles away with various dirt will come and wash over your vegetables. Our main focus for water is to get our source of water like boreholes/wells to prevent any such inconveniences Water that has been accumulated from miles away with various dirt will come and wash over your vegetables. Our main focus for water is to get our source of water like boreholes/wells to prevent any such inconveniences Question:
After planting of the vegetables in the main beds, how do you nurture or take care of the crops til you harvest them? That is the most difficult part of farming and takes a lot of patience. Replanting nursery seedlings into the main bed is a bit tricky. That is the most difficult part of farming and takes alot of patience. Replanting nursery seedlings into the main bed is abit tricky. It takes like a week for the seedlings to adapt to their new surroundings. So extra care has to be taken for at least 2 weeks or else the seedlings might not survive It takes like a week for the seedlings to adapt to their new surroundings. So extra care has to be taken for at least 2 weeks or else the seedlings might not survive But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But after those 2 weeks of intensive care you can leave them and water them every 3 days. But from Day one of replanting nursed plants into the main beds the farmer always has to anticipate the needs of the plants as to whether they need water etc. But from Day one of replanting nursed plants into the main beds the farmer always has to anticipate the needs of the plants as to whether they need water etc. But from Day one of replanting nursed plants into the main beds the farmer always has to anticipate the needs of the plants as to whether they need water etc. You cant plant vegetables and just leave them without taking care of them Question:
You’ve mentioned alot of vegetables earlier. How lond does it take to plant and harvest vegetables For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months For all the vegetables cultivated in Ghana, the one with the least time to harvesdt takes 2 months to harvest and the one that takes the longest time to harvest takes 3 months You saw alot of lettuce that is mostly used for vegeatble salad here. We have other farm locations with different vegetables. Our demand in this season is mostly lettuce that’s why we have lettuce in abundance now. But in our other farms in Tetrefu, Sawua, Mamponteng, Denyame for other vegetables that are not yet in high demand. You saw alot of lettuce that is mostly used for vegeatble salad here. We have other farm locations with different vegetables. Our demand in this season is mostly lettuce that’s why we have lettuce in abundance now. But in our other farms in Tetrefu, Sawua, Mamponteng, Denyame for other vegetables that are not yet in high demand. But in our other farms in Tetrefu, Sawua, Mamponteng, Denyame for other vegetables that are not yet in high demand. Moreover in kumasi the Abinkyi market is our main customer. Thats where most of our produce goes. Then the central market. Since this farm is most near to the markets thats where we have planted the most high demand vegetable in the season Another strategy is that we already have the field with different 3 main sections for nursuring and main bed planting. We plant on one section for like 3 months and then change to the other section. We plant vegetables all year round Question:
So if someone has the capital to invest into this farming business he/she will be able to reap the benefits after 3-5 months? Answer:
If you have the capital to venture into farming for the first 2-3 months you wont get the your profit then but
I have won numerous awards from the Ministry of Agric. in Ghana and USAID so I have alot of strategies to succeed. Answer:
If you have the capital to venture into farming for the first 2-3 months you wont get the your profit then but
I have won numerous awards from the Ministry of Agric. in Ghana and USAID so I have alot of strategies to succeed. But after 4 months you’ll get vegetables ready to harvest and that will bring your profit.
Here every day we plant everyday we sell. But after 4 months you’ll get vegetables ready to harvest and that will bring your profit.
Here every day we plant everyday we sell. But after 4 months you’ll get vegetables ready to harvest and that will bring your profit.
Here every day we plant everyday we sell. Question:
From your speech then before someone enters into vegetable cultivation knowledge is needed Question:
From your speech then before someone enters into vegetable cultivation knowledge is needed Answer:
Definitely, vegetable cultivation is not like planting maize of cassava that you can plant and relax. Answer:
Definitely, vegetable cultivation is not like planting maize of cassava that you can plant and relax. Definitely, vegetable cultivation is not like planting maize of cassava that you can plant and relax. there is a toxivity level in everything even in the drugs we take from the hospital. Thats why dosages are given. Its the same with chemicals used. Therefore knowledge is needed in applying chemicals and how toxic or the longivity of the toxivity will last in the soil and how it will affect the plants. Dosages and times to spray all comes to play with knowledge and its application. Therefore knowledge is needed in applying chemicals and how toxic or the longivity of the toxivity will last in the soil and how it will affect the plants. Dosages and times to spray all comes to play with knowledge and its application. Therefore knowledge is needed in applying chemicals and how toxic or the longivity of the toxivity will last in the soil and how it will affect the plants. Dosages and times to spray all comes to play with knowledge and its application. Dosages and Times for spraying are very very important For beginners or farmers that lack knowlege go and see our freinds at the Ministry of Agric or other experienced farmers and they will educate you on the usages of chemicals if need be. Nim tree is also a very effective tool in fighting pests that attact the vegetables. Simply put nim tree leaves and put them into a container with water for 2 days. Remove the leaves and use the water mixture to spray on your crops Nim tree is also a very effective tool in fighting pests that attact the vegetables. Simply put nim tree leaves and put them into a container with water for 2 days. Remove the leaves and use the water mixture to spray on your crops Nim tree is also a very effective tool in fighting pests that attact the vegetables. Simply put nim tree leaves and put them into a container with water for 2 days. Remove the leaves and use the water mixture to spray on your crops Question:
So Dizengoff products are the best Answer:
Yes Dizingoff products are the best. There are a lot of chemical out there from different companies for different use Answer:
Yes Dizingoff products are the best. There are alot of chemical out there from different companies for different use From experience, in Ghana, most medical drugs that are quite effective are also atimes abit more expensive that the others. Its the same with our Agric chemicals. Question:
From these images, vegetables and fruits like watermellon imported into ghana are induced with various chemicals to make them bigger and more colourful. How do you feel as a farmer when you see these things? Question:
From these images, vegetables and fruits like watermellon imported into ghana are induced with various chemicals to make them bigger and more colourful. How do you feel as a farmer when you see these things? Answer:
Its sad and a difficult thing to address. I had a priviledge for an italian farmer to visit my farm. I asked him why they can send their produce into Ghana but we find it difficult sending our crops to Europe or abroad. He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. All these clips you showed me are from abroad but or Ghanaian brothers and sisters still prefer whitemen produce more than our own. He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. they have only 3 months to farm in italy my friend claimed He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. He said the whiteman wants to see and know where the crops he eats are coming from before eating. But here in Ghana its not so. All these clips you showed me are from abroad but or ghanaian brothers and sisters still prefer whitemans produce than our own. All these clips you showed me are from abroad but or ghanaian brothers and sisters still prefer whitemans produce than our own. You have come to Mr John Yeboahs farm, My location is here, my contact is here as well. If only you want to see us and how we produce our vegetables you can come by anytime and see us. You cant do the same to the produce you have purchased from abroad. You have come to Mr John Yeboahs farm, My location is here, my contact is here as well. If only you want to see us and how we produce our vegetables you can come by anytime and see us. You cant do the same to the produce you have purchased from abroad. All these clips you showed me are from abroad but or ghanaian brothers and sisters still prefer whitemans produce than our own. You have come to Mr John Yeboahs farm, My location is here, my contact is here as well. If only you want to see us and how we produce our vegetables you can come by anytime and see us. We have to advise ourselves as Ghanaians. If even you are skeptical about what the local farmer is producing pay him an unexpected visit. You could also go to the Ministry of Agric and ask them to suggest quality farms for quality farm produce. They will show you and our name will definitely be mentioned. They are trained and their recommendation should come highly.
But if you just go to the market and buy stuff anyhow you wont get quality vegetables

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