The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Adamawa on Tuesday advised members to cultivate improved variety of seeds that grow within short time, going by the current situation of climate change.
Usman Michika, Chairman of AFAN in the state who gave the advice on behalf of the association during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola, said improved varieties produced more yields.
The association said it was doing its best in educating members on how to improve their production and profits at the end of the season.
It called on members to avoid farming on cattle routes and grazing reserves to avert clashes with herdsmen.
It also advised them not to allow their farm produce to overstay in the farms to avoid any clash.
According to the association , farmers are facing challenges of kidnappers and sometimes clashes between members and herders.
It called on governments to set up a committee at the state, local government and community level to check the frequent clashes between farmers and herders.https://nnn.ng/climate-change-afan-advises-members-on-improved-seeds-variety/