Farmers in Mbarara were yesterday awarded certificates for participating in the National agricultural show and exhibitions which took place in Jinja last year.
The ceremony which was organized by Mbarara district was meant to thank Farmers in Mbarara who participated in exhibitions and merged the national overall winners.
The chief guest, the deputy RDC Mbarara Emmy Kateera Turyabagyenyi told farmers to always work hard and practice commercial farming to gain more profits.
The chairman Mbarara District Farmers Association Francis Baryamwijuka warned farmers to be on alert following the invasion of desert locusts in Karamoja sub region.
The function was attended by farmers from different areas and institutions like Kamushoko, Bishop Stuart University, and Mbarara District Farmers Association