Phillip Kwaku Agyemang of Dormaa West in the Brong Ahafo Region has been adjudged the 2017 National Best Farmer.
At a ceremony held at the Heroes’ Park in Kumasi on Friday, Mr Agyemang, 50, was given a cheque for $100,000 as reward for his prize.
He beat competition from two women – Mabel Akoto Cudjoe and Rebecca Commey – to emerge the winner.
Madam Akoto Cudjoe from Hohoe in the Volta Region was the first runner-up while Madam Commey from Ga South in the Greater Accra Region emerged the second-runner-up.
It was the 33rd Farmers’ Day celebration themed: ‘Farming for Food and Jobs’.
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