Second Farmer Club set up in A'pura
Anuradhapura, has been chosen as the location for the formation of a
second 'Farmer Club' (Hayleys Agro Govi Samajaya) by Hayleys Agro
Products Ltd (HAPL), a provider of inputs for agriculture in Sri Lanka.
inaugural meeting of the Hayleys Agro Farmer Club in
Conceived as an initiative to take agricultural best practices with
an emphasis on productivity to Sri Lanka's farmers, the Hayleys Agro
Farmer Clubs programme was launched in January with the setting up of
the first such club in Welimada.
The second Farmers' Club was inaugurated recently at Tambuttegama in
Anuradhapura to extend its benefits and assistance to the farmer
community in the district.
The new Farmer Club will disseminate the latest information, concepts
and techniques and provide better access to material inputs to farmers
and conduct a series of effective training programmes in the area, the
The launch event was attended by over 170 farmers of Anuradhapura,
Senior officials including Hayleys Agro Products Chief Executive Officer
Upali Gangoda and the Resident Project Manager of Mahaweli System H,
Asanka Gunatilleke participated.
"Our services and training sessions will be of immense value to
farmers in the Anuradhapura area to increase the quality and
productivity of their agricultural produce," Gangoda said.
"This would help enhance their living standards. We expect to extend
this concept to all areas where agriculture and animal husbandry are