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Farmers spend a wonderful week in the Netherlands

By Joshua Kato

Added 27th June 2017 05:16 PM

They had a lot of revelations and lessons in equal measure as they visited farmers.

Farmers spend a wonderful week in the Netherlands

Farmers visiting tomato world, a centre for demonstrating tomato farming

They had a lot of revelations and lessons in equal measure as they visited farmers.

The pictures tell the entire story. For six days, the 2016 best farmers toured the kingdom of the Netherlands.

They had a lot of revelations and lessons in equal measure as they visited farmers.

 armers were amazed by this fish farm Farmers were amazed by this fish farm

 
They also had fun, visiting the beach on the North sea and tasting Dutch cuisine in different restaurants around the country.

The farmers were in the Netherlands, courtesy of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Uganda, dfcu Bank, KLM Airlines and Vision Group.

 armers visiting ejo a seeds processing plant Farmers visiting Bejo, a seeds processing plant

 
The Netherlands is the second highest exporter of agriculture produce in the world, after the United States of America.

The Netherlands, though, as small as Central Uganda ,did not achieve this feat without a lot of innovating.

 earning utch potato farming in the etherlands Learning Dutch potato farming in the Netherlands

 
The visiting farmers saw a lot of innovations-including automation across all sectors. For example, chicken are automatically fed, cattle barns are automatically cleaned.

The farmers saw a lot of value addition both on the farm and in processing plants of any sizes too.

The farmers vowed to carry some of this knowledge back home.

 

 he farmers learnt that farms here use protected bees for pollinating crops The farmers learnt that farms here use 'protected' bees for pollinating crops

 

 he farmers had a tour of e heus feeds testing laboratory in ijmejin etherlands The farmers had a tour of De heus feeds testing laboratory in Nijmejin Netherlands

 

 he farmers visited the beach in the ague on the orth ea and enjoyed life The farmers visited the beach in the Hague on the North Sea and 'enjoyed' life

 

 his cow produce 35litres per day This cow produce -35litres per day

 

 hey visited this dairy farm too They visited this dairy farm too

 

 hey visited a workshop that fabricates simple machinery for adding value to milk They visited a workshop that fabricates simple machinery for adding value to milk

 

 hey learnt about onion growing They learnt about onion growing

 

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