The 2019 Seed Fair & Farmers’ Field Day was held at the NASC Headquarters, Sheda, on Thursday October 17, 2019.
The event was chaired by the Hon. Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Alh. Muhammad Sabo Nanono; where he charged Research Institutes to develop crops that can thrive without excessive use of chemicals so that Nigerian crops would not be rejected in the international market just as beans was rejected in the European Union market.
The DG NASC, Dr. Phillip Olusegun Ojo, in his welcome address said the event is geared toward creating awareness among farmers and the farming communities to showcase the availability of different arrays of highly improved crop varieties that can enhance the productivity and increase national food production.
In attendance were the Board members of NASC, The Hungarian Ambassador, Seed Companies, Secondary school students and other stakeholders.