The Ondo State Director of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs. Funke Omagbemi, said three thousand and seventy one farmers had benefited from federal government’s grant for dry season farming in the state.

The Director made this known to newsmen, today in Akure the state capital.

Omagbemi said the farmers were involved and empowered with two bags of NPK Fertliser each, one bag of organic fertiliser, two litres of micro-nutrient and 25 kg of rice seeds.

She noted that the money spent for the project was disbursed under the federal government’s growth enhancement support to encourage rice production.

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